National Security

Energy

Military’s push for solar backup power loses speed under Trump

The Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps leased land to electric utilities for the installation of solar arrays under President Barack Obama to combat global warming and provide military bases with backup energy. But under Donald Trump it’s unclear the degree to which the Pentagon will make use of the solar projects.

West Virginia Secretary of State’s office announces pilot program for mobile voting app

The West Virginia Secretary of State announced a pilot program to help military personnel stationed overseas to use a mobile app to vote in the 2018 midterm election. Experts have raised concerns about the security of the app, Voatz.