Interview with Retired Vice Admiral Dennis V. McGinn,
President, American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE)
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In Episode 22 of the Green Government Podcast we with Retired VIce Admiral Dennis V. McGin,, the president of ACORE, about renewable energy, renewable energy in the military, and how the U.S. government can work toward a more renewable future. Admiral McGinn served 35 years with the U.S. Navy in a range of capacities, most recently with the Navy was Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Warfare Requirements and Programs at the Pentagon, where he oversaw the development of future U.S. Navy capabilities.
“I hope that everyone that works in this field in the federal government really feels good about what they are doing,” said Admiral McGinn. “This is all about the future. This is creating an energy technology and an energy economy that is fit for the 21st century.”
More About Today’s Guest
Retired Vice Admiral Dennis V. McGinn, President, American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE), is joining us today. Admiral McGinn served 35 years with the U.S. Navy in a range of capacities, most recently with the Navy was Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Warfare Requirements and Programs at the Pentagon, where he oversaw the development of future U.S. Navy capabilities.
In a previous role, Admiral McGinn commanded the U.S. Third Fleet, responsible for some 50 million square miles of the eastern and northern Pacific Ocean. As Third Fleet Commander, he was recognized for leading great advances in operational innovation, rapid prototyping of sea-based information technology, and international naval force experimentation and coordination.
Admiral McGinn is actively engaged in efforts at the national level to highlight the close link between energy, climate and national security. He is a strong advocate for innovative government policy, public and private partnerships, and investments that will promote clean energy growth and innovation. He has testified before the U.S. Congress on the national and economic security implications of climate change and our dependence on fossil fuels, highlighting the need for action on clean energy.
Top Resources from the Podcast
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