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March 14, 2019

$32 million energy savings performance contract awarded at Keesler AFB

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Air Force Civil Engineer Center website — Keesler Air Force Base will have access to more resilient, efficient and reliable energy thanks to the award of a nearly $32 million energy savings performance contract supporting over 100 facilities and the airfield apron lighting.

Dec. 12, 2018

How the Air Force got smarter about its aviation fuel use in 2018

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Air Force Installations, Environment and Energy website — Did you know the Air Force is the largest consumer of fuel in the Department of Defense? This may not surprise you, if say, you’ve ever watched a sortie of F-35s complete an aerial refueling, or witnessed a C-5 lift (seemingly) effortlessly into the sky.

Nov. 26, 2018

Recycling Used Oil in Hawaii

When Daniel Muranaka learned the Navy was spending a lot of money to dispose of its used fuel oil, he decided to do something about it – and found a way to not only save up to $1 million per year but actually generate a revenue.

May 9, 2018

AF awards first energy savings performance contract of 2018 at Hill AFB

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Air Force Civil Engineer Center website — Recently, the Defense Logistics Agency awarded a $42 million energy savings performance contract, to be executed and maintained by Energy Systems Group, at Hill Air Force Base, Utah. This represents the Air Force’s first such awarded contract of 2018.

April 12, 2018

Sun Power

Solar panels stretch end to end spanning as far as the eye can see, absorbing sunlight and softly humming as they generate power on the 180-acre solar energy facility at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California.

March 19, 2018

Alert employee thwarts cyber criminals, preventing diversion of major payment

DLA employees remain the first line of defense against fraud, including efforts to misroute government funds. Recently, a DLA Energy employee thwarted a fraudulent request to reroute a payment to a different bank.

March 15, 2018

DLA R&D boosts performance, safety for batteries powering weapons systems

Recent work led by DLA’s Battery Network R&D program includes the development of a new lithium ion-based power system for the TOW 2 anti-tank missile and new lead-acid batteries used on armored vehicles, such as the Bradley Fighting Vehicle.

Sept. 8, 2017

Workshop explores ways to maximize savings under ESPC

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers website — More than 50 government and industry representatives converged at the Bevill Center at the University of Alabama Huntsville Aug. 29 for the first Energy Savings Performance Contracting Measurement and Verification Workshop.

April 27, 2017

Power Production powered by professionals

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Air Forces in Europe & Air Forces Africa website — From conveniences such as hot showers and air conditioning to mission essential needs like internet and communication capabilities, generators power the electronics for the 768th Expeditionary Air Base Squadron at Nigerien Air Base 101, Niger.

April 5, 2017

Air Force expeditionary energy demo forges ahead

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base website — Today’s expeditionary military forces require steady, reliable energy sources to power the mission worldwide. Diverse field environments and a move towards cost effective, resilient and agile energy supplies are driving a new look at the way the Department of Defense powers a mission.