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  • Demonstration results in policy update and optimized operations

    Thanks to an optimization initiative led by Air Force Operational Energy (SAF/IEN), F-35 and F-22 fighter sorties are now requested to fly closer to the fighters' maximum range airspeed, while still within tanker boom limits, during Coronet missions. The faster speed decreases overall fuel consumption, while saving precious flight hours.
  • Protect the Power to Enhance Readiness and Resilience During Energy Action Month

    October is Energy Action Month and to Air Force Energy it represents an opportunity to highlight the mission critical importance of energy and water resources and to encourage the smart energy and water use and management for our installations, ground vehicles, and aircraft.
  • Air Force Recognized With FEMP FEDS Spotlight

    CLEVELAND, OH – Three members of the Air Force’s Mission Thread Analysis (MTA) team were recognized for their work in support of the Air Force’s Mission Assurance through Energy Assurance initiative with a Department of Energy’s Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) FEDS Spotlight on August 22nd at Energy Exchange 2018. The FEDS Spotlight recognizes individuals who have gone above and beyond day-to-day responsibilities to help achieve mission success.
  • Otis Microgrid ribbon-cutting marks a new era in energy resiliency and grid security

    After three years of planning and construction, a ribbon-cutting ceremony took place on Aug 29 that marked the DoD’s first wind-powered microgrid, signifying the system’s readiness to support the 24/7 Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance mission of the 102nd Intelligence Wing.
  • Air Force helps incorporate operational energy into wargaming

    Some insights drawn from the fast paced, short duration Global Engagement 2018 Capstone Event, which took place at Schofield Barracks in July, are likely to have near-term, tactical-level impacts that may improve Air Force’s airbase resiliency efforts. Following its completion, Air Force Operational Energy turned its attention to incorporating energy needed to run installations and contingency locations into wargaming, developing capabilities to integrate logistics-related modeling and simulation tools into gameplay, and – most importantly – continuing to build and leverage partnerships throughout the defense logistics community.
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#DYK that Air Force Operational Energy funded upgrades to the tanker planning tool Jigsaw? We're helping create a more agile United States Air Force. #FuelMOREFight #FridayInnovation
#FridayInnovation: Our Operational Energy team is focused on how the United States Air Force can reduce fuel burn by decreasing aircraft weight. For example, the more fuel an aircraft carries, the more fuel it burns - so we are working with the Major Commands to optimize fuel loads and increase efficiency. Learn more: https://go.usa.gov/xUaXt
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Catch up on the latest news with June's Energy Express. Out now! http://www.afcec.af.mil/News/Publications/EnergyExpress/
Got energy resilience? OEA can help! The office works to ensure Air Force installations’ get the energy they need. Check out OEA here: https://go.usa.gov/xQ8YB
A great example of Air Force innovation!
ICYMI: OEA Exec Director Robert Hughes talks new Air Force Energy Storefront, a one-stop shop for all Air Force energy resiliency initiatives at the AssociationofDefenseCommunities National Summit in Washington, DC last week http://www.safie.hq.af.mil/Programs/Energy/OEA/
When your corner office is better than theirs…#Airmen #MotivationMonday
Got an innovative idea on how to help the United States Air Force optimize its fuel consumption? Check out some of the projects we're working on and let us know how we can #FuelMoreFight. https://go.usa.gov/xQEHM
At #AFEnergy, we have 3 overarching goals: 1) Improve Resiliency, 2) Optimize Demand, and 3) Assure Supply. We work… https://t.co/KP0MAvsHuo
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RT @USAF_ACC: Multiple major commands are helping out @TeamTyndall! Airmen from the 823rd Red Horse Squadron, @Hurlburt_Field, & the 635th…
Increased landing weights can be tied to increased maintenance issues on main landing gear. Our #data from 1… https://t.co/HLjqhkgWKy
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Our Operational #Energy team is funding and helping to develop two energy systems engineering graduate courses at t… https://t.co/cuYAj2TDxv
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How to #FuelMoreFight Option #43: Wargaming has become one of our central areas of focus in order to incorporate mo… https://t.co/uGyvnyERuW
#ICYMI three United States Air Force winners were honored at #EnergyExchange2018 with a FEDS Spotlight for their su… https://t.co/5gufWFOrmL
#DYK: We helped sponsor a research award at the Air Command and Staff College to recognize students pursuing resear… https://t.co/lCbBqrryC2