Thanks for watching the clip and for your comment, Rick.
You're right that increased procurement by the military definitely represents a large market, and increased stability, for biofuels and renewables. Secretary Mabus alluded to this potential during the segment. While it may not be enough to fill the void left by comprehensive federal policy toward renewables, it could help establish a realistic market for clean fuels to plan against.
It's interesting to note the U.S. Agriculture Department recently predicted ethanol plants will overtake livestock farmers as the biggest domestic consumers of corn for the first time in 2011. http://af.reuters.com/article/energyOilNews/idAFN1E76B08320110712
Perhaps this is the start of a larger trend?