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  • Air Force Wins 5 DOE Federal Energy and Water Management Awards

    Five Air Force individuals and teams were recognized on October 29th at the Department of Energy’s Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) Federal Energy and Water Management Awards Ceremony. The awards honor federal employees who developed and implemented exemplary projects or led programs related to improving facility energy and water resilience, reducing cost, increasing efficiency, generating on-site renewable energy, and building energy storage across the nation.
  • Energy Action Month: AF Academy cadets optimize the future

    With Energy Action Month in full swing, cadets at the Air Force Academy are taking the initiative to learn how energy impacts the mission, and what Airmen can do to improve combat capability through optimized operations. Every October, the Air Force recognizes the national campaign as a way to highlight the importance energy plays in daily operations, and showcases ways to build an energy-smart force through innovative technologies, policies, best practices and data solutions.
  • Air Force Recognizes Energy Action Month 2019

    October is Energy Action Month, an opportunity to highlight why energy is a critical enabler to combat capability for the U.S. Air Force and Department of Defense, and to encourage smarter energy use and management for installations, ground vehicles, and aircraft. Unveiled this year, the Air Force theme of “Energy Able, Mission Capable” educates Airmen about the importance of energy readiness and resilience for the global mission.
  • Clean energy partnership demonstrates ‘alternative’ way to move aircraft

    The Hawaii Air National Guard [HIANG] demonstrated the use of alternative energy to tow a KC-135 Stratotanker. A U-30 Aircraft Tow Tractor retrofitted with hydrogen fuel cells was used to tow the 186,000 pound aircraft on the flightline of Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam and demonstrate the efficacy of the technology, showing one way the U.S. Air Force could incorporate the use of renewable energy in conducting operational missions while lessening its dependency on fossil fuels.
  • Advanced renewable energy microgrid project hosted at Kirtland

    The microgrid technology networks six duplex buildings within TLF, the Gathering Place and a Sandia National Laboratories facility with power generated from solar panels on each of those buildings. The project is part of a cooperative research and development agreement between Emera Technologies and SNL.
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