Repowering the Military with Alternative Energy

November 8, 2013

The U.S. military aims to dramatically reduce dependency on imported oil to power ships and aircraft. UW Engineering alumnus Tim Vinopal explains how Boeing is developing hydrogen- and solar-powered unmanned aircraft, producing the world’s most-efficient solar cells, testing use of sustainable fuels for tactical aircraft, and designing smart-grid electrical systems for government facilities.
Paul Rucker, Executive Director UW Alumni Association
Tim Vinopal, Director-Environment, Healtyh and Safety Engineering Boeing Defense, Space and Security