'Project Prometheus': British Army plots solar energy drive as it confirms 2050 net zero goal

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The British Army is targeting net zero emissions by 2050, according to the MoD
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The British Army is targeting net zero emissions by 2050, according to the MoD

Plan to marshall a greener future for armed forces comes amid confusion around timetable for Army’s net zero goal, which was previously announced for an earlier date

The British Army has unveiled plans to install a fleet of solar farms across its estate in a bid to cut costs and emissions, as it confirmed a pledge to achieve net zero emissions by mid-century in line...

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