HomeProgramsEnergyOffice of Energy Assurance

Welcome to the Air Force Office of Energy Assurance

OEA Logo Welcome to the U.S. Air Force Office of Energy Assurance (OEA). The office was established in February 2016 by the Secretary of the Air Force and Chief of Staff to serve as the single point of entry for all strategic energy and resiliency initiatives. OEA serves as the facilitator and integrator of energy assurance efforts and acts as "resilience advocates" by ensuring projects align with installation needs and with the three strategic goals of the Air Force Energy Flight Plan - improve resiliency, optimize demand, and assure supply. As such, OEA partners with defense and federal agencies, industry and communities to develop innovative, technology-neutral solutions that defend against cyber, natural and physical challenges. 

As the Air Force Energy Storefront, OEA works to balance the objectives of an installation’s energy initiatives while optimizing cost and providing resilient energy solutions in support of the Air Force mission. 

OEA operates as the Air Force Energy Storefront by:

  • Serving as the single point of entry for all installation energy requirements. 
  • Acting as the facilitator and integrator to maximize assurance and track execution with appropriate Air Force organizations.
  • Integrating energy assurance into the Air Force installation energy project portfolio by leveraging public, private and community partnerships.

OEA’s holistic strategy for energy management helps shape installation resilience across the country, and in turn, enhance the Air Force mission.

Visit Work with OEA for more information on partnership and engagement opportunities.

Enhancing Mission Assurance through Energy Assurance

Deliver innovative installation energy resiliency solutions to meet 21st century threats.

OEA is the central management office, or Storefront, for facilities energy and water assurance in the Air Force. The office focuses on Air Force mission requirements and applies data-driven analysis to derive installation energy and water to deliver project solutions that ensure an Air Force that is able to fly, fight and win in air, space and cyberspace.   


Mapping Energy Resilience to Mission

The OEA StoryMap is an interactive web-based platform that shows OEA’s active engagements, current pilot initiatives and potential future energy resilience efforts. Explore energy projects in the Air Force – from requirement identification and conceptual design through the transition to project execution or solicitation.

Visit the OEA StoryMap to learn more.




Mr. John W. Henderson
Mr. John W. Henderson
Assistant Secretary of the Air Force 
Installations, Environment and Energy


Contact Us

    Project Interest Forms:

    General Inquiries:

    Click Here

    OEA Updates:

    Subscribe Here

    Stay Connected

    Facebook Twitter
    John W. Henderson, left, Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Installations, Environment and Energy, and Mark A. Correll, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Environment, Safety and Infrastructure, met with #USAF Base Realignment and Closure Program personnel today to get an update on PFOS/PFOA investigation and remediation efforts at the former Wurtsmith Air Force Base in Oscoda, Mich. The Secretary will also participate in a listening and Q&A session with the public later in the day.
    Brig. Gen. Patrice Melancon, Executive Director of the Program Management Office at Tyndall Air Force Base, looks forward to the upcoming Industry Day #2 hosted by #USAF leadership on May 2nd at Florida State University - Panama City. The purpose of the event is to update Industry on Tyndall's progress on the Installation Development Plan, discuss the programmatic acquisition strategy, and provide a summation of the White Papers submitted.
    In spring 1970, #EarthDay was established to create awareness for keeping our #planet clean and sustainable for life. Join AFCEC in building cleaner, greener installations and cities by making #energy a consideration and rethink everyday actions and look for ways to save energy, #water, and other resources.
    Today is #EarthDay, AFCEC has been leading the way in recognizing the importance conserving today to preserve tomorrow. The men and women of AFCEC include subject matter experts in various fields of environmental operations to ensure the protection of the environment, conserving resources and preventing pollution to preserve the natural resources necessary to conduct #USAF missions.
    Yum! Yum! A lot of stomachs—and hearts—are full now thanks to some of AFCEC’s own beloved retired military! In a gathering before work this morning, the retirees treated all AFCEC-Tyndall personnel to a free pancake breakfast to foster camaraderie and to allow folks an opportunity to share Hurricane Michael recovery stories. It has been just over 6 months since the massive storm did major damage to Tyndall Air Force Base as well as many homes and businesses in the northwest Florida area. This is one of the three times each year the AFCEC retirees serve meals like this epitomizing the Air Force’s core value of service before self. #AFCEC #BattleReadyBuiltRight #150ishServed
    Happy 71st Birthday to the Air Force Reserve, we appreciate our #ReserveCitizenAirmen whom not only support the #USAF mission, but support the AFCEC mission day-to-day at home and abroad. In honor of the #AirForceReserveBirthday, the USO rounded up nine need-to-know facts about the #AFReserve, check out the link below: https://www.uso.org/stories/2347-9-things-you-need-to-know-about-the-air-force-reserve-in-honor-of-its-71st-anniversary
    The Operations Management Force Development team is working on Air Force Qualification Training Packages that will assist supervisors in training personnel who are pursuing upgrade in core tasks for 5 and 7 skill levels. This is a week-long development project for AFCEC Tyndall Air Force Base with SMEs from across the enterprise.
    Jose Hurtado, AFCEC Environmental Restoration Program Manager, was one of the distinguished judges last week at the inaugural Texas Science and Engineering Fair, hosted by Texas A&M University Engineering. The fair showcased more than 1,200 projects in the fields of #science, #technology, #engineering and #mathematics done by junior high and high school students across the country. #STEM
    Today is the last day to register for I-WEPTAC!
    AFCEC Tyndall rallied engineers and support personnel to clean up around unit buildings. Hurricane Michael was a direct hit to the base Oct. 10, 2018. #TyndallStrong #EngineersLeadTheWay
    Tyndall’s new Executive Director of the Program Management Office, Brig. Gen. Patrice Melancon, met with her PMO staff last week for immersion briefings and battlefield circulation. She is leading the rebuild of the base for the next three years. #TyndallStrong #21stCenturyInstallation #EngineersLeadTheWay
    Our #AFCEC team is dedicated to identifying, responding to and preventing mission-related PFOS/PFOA contamination in drinking water on and around #USAF installations across the country. Check out our progress and learn more about what we're doing: https://go.usa.gov/xUaq7
    As flood waters recede at Offutt Air Force Base, AFCEC's Airfield Pavement Evaluation team works to test and evaluate the conditions and capabilities of the base's airfield. The APE team diverted from New Mexico to assist the base, so it can get back to flightline operations.
    Innovation starts here! AFCEC director Mr. Terry Edwards is on-site this week strategizing with the three AFCEC-Tyndall directorates—readiness, operations, and energy—focused on the ultimate goal of delivering enhanced Warfighter capability. These intense immersions with directorate leadership and staff ensure AFCEC’s war-winning innovations remain #BattleReadyBuiltRight!
    Check out the new way US Air Force Civil Engineers will be able to share and view unique CE #Airmen stories. The new CE Weekly email newsletter will feature engaging stories, upcoming events, leadership announcements, and other important information – all delivered right to your personal inbox. To subscribe, click on the link below!
    There's still time to register for this year's I-WEPTAC outbrief at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland on April 10, 2019. Come watch one of AFCEC's own, Capt. Steve Bernero, mission area working group chair, solve for some of the Air Force's top challenges facing the installation and mission support community. For more on I-WEPTAC and outbrief registration, use your CAC-enabled computer to access: https://org2.eis.af.mil/sites/14000/I-WEPTAC/SitePages/Home.aspx#/home
    Tyndall’s Industry Day #2 is right around the corner on May 2. Tickets for the event go live April 1 on eventbrite.com. Join us as we rebuild Tyndall as the Air Force’s 21st century installation. #TyndallStrong #PMODirector #Rebuild #BaseOfTheFuture
    Meeting with Tyndall AFB leadership, #ProgramManagementOffice, #AFIMSC and #AFCEC lead the way in charting the course for redevelopment at Tyndall Air Force Base. For more info on the Program Management Office at Tyndall, check out the recent “Inside AFIMSC” podcast at https://www.dvidshub.net/audio/56548/inside-afimsc-episode-5-col-scott-matthews-discusses-role-tyndall-pmo
    Tyndall Air Force Base will be hosting Industry Day #2 on May 2, 2019. The purpose of this event is to update industry on progress of the Installation Development Plan, discuss the programmatic acquisition strategy, and provide a summary of the White Papers submitted. Tickets to the event will go live on Eventbrite April 1. Those wishing to attend will have to register by April 26. For more information on Industry Day #2 click the link below: https://www.afimsc.af.mil/TyndallPMO/
    AFCEC salutes the women of US Air Force Civil Engineers on #InternationalWomensDay whom have supported the CE mission for over 70 years. We applaud their dedication for not only supporting the United States Air Force mission but for how they have led the way to enable #CivilEngineer mission success across the globe. #IWD2019 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Air Force Materiel Command Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center U.S. Department of Defense (DoD)
    Anyone been to the National Museum of the @usairforce?! 🤯✈️ @AFmuseum https://t.co/Ip1aILqhce
    RT @AirmanMagazine: A @usairforce KC-135 Stratotanker refuels an F-22 Raptor over northern Iraq, Nov. 6, 2019. @CENTCOM operations deter ad…
    #DYK we're working with @US_EUCOM, @HQ_AFMC, and @DLAMIL to better understand energy and logistics challenges in th… https://t.co/KBLnkdM5sz
    Prior to the development of aerial refueling, fighter aircraft had to be shipped overseas. These dangerous trips to… https://t.co/RXFvsOJCEC
    Check out how far we've come…and how far we can go! #AviationHistoryMonth https://t.co/cnJ3q0IFxA
    It's #WorldKindnessDay. What are you doing to spread the love? https://t.co/F6xPzCYiE4
    RT @usairforce: Interested in becoming a #pilot? Don't let height concerns stand in your way. Read on for stature requirements here: https:…
    "Are we prepared to defend the homeland and defeat our enemies at any location around the world?" Read the full c… https://t.co/GP4CqzWER5
    RT @AirmanMagazine: Happy #VeteransDay! These iconic @usairforce veterans share their age-old advice. https://t.co/p0q44ZMqkF
    Thank you for your service and dedication to our Nation. #VeteransDay https://t.co/vEVPyuqd0f
    The @usairforce would not exist without our Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math experts. Thank you for helpi… https://t.co/G1zkHPVPeL
    Exciting news! We've partnered with @Opus12CO2 and @AFWERX to explore the possibility of converting CO2 into jet fu… https://t.co/N5rF57H6nv
    Do you ever wonder how aviation began…even before the Wright brothers? Reportedly there was a steam-propelled…pigeo… https://t.co/Sq4jUM8ARR
    Waiting for the sunshine to come back like… #DaylightSavingsTimeEnds #FallBack https://t.co/XHF6lZroh8
    #DYK what three-stream adaptive engines are? As one of the latest advancements in engine technology - adaptive eng… https://t.co/8qAw5OKBui
    With its 3D printing capability, the @Air_Academy’s Aero Lab enables cadets to rapidly prototype and test efficient… https://t.co/AovHCQ0zgK
    #DYK the @AF_Academy has an Aero Lab? The lab is home to highly specialized wind tunnels and combustion chambers, p… https://t.co/TmMgETlivu