Operational Energy News


DoD Establishes ASD for Energy, Installations, and Environment

January 28, 2015
The National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 directed the integration of...MORE › ›

Operational Energy Innovations at the Tactical Edge

December 04, 2014
The Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Operational Energy Plans and Programs...MORE › ›

Historical Perspectives on Operational Energy

November 05, 2014
The Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Operational Energy Plans and Programs...MORE › ›

Understanding Defense Energy

June 17, 2014
As the primary advisor to the Secretary of Defense on defense energy issues, the Assistant...MORE › ›

Operational Energy in History

May 09, 2014
The Department of Defense has made great strides since the 2010 establishment of the Office...MORE › ›

DoD Releases Comprehensive Energy Policy

April 16, 2014
On April 16, 2014, Acting Deputy Secretary of Defense Christine H. Fox signed out DoD Directive 4180.01, “DoD Energy Policy.”...MORE › ›

Energy and Climate in the 2014 Quadrennial Defense Review

March 10, 2014
Last week, Secretary Hagel released his strategic vision for the Department in the 2014 Quadrennial Defense Review (QDR)...MORE › ›

Power to the People:  OEPP and Power Africa team up to provide power to austere areas of Africa

March 07, 2014
Power Africa is a U.S. Government initiative that addresses one of the most pressing challenges to sustainable economic growth...MORE › ›

Natural Gas as a Fuel for Military Vehicles

February 26, 2014
Recent developments in our Nation’s oil and natural gas markets have increased America’s energy security...MORE › ›

An Overview of the Fully Burdened Cost of Energy (FBCE)

December 11, 2013
Earlier this week, the blog featured an overview of the Energy KPP, as required by the Duncan...MORE › ›

An Overview of the Energy Key Performance Parameter (KPP)

December 09, 2013
The Duncan Hunter National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2009 introduced the concept of an energy efficiency key performance parameter...MORE › ›

Fueling the Allied Invasion of Normandy (and Lessons for Today)

October 21, 2013
OEPP's Director for Innovation, John Jennings, recently sent me a link about OPERATION PLUTO...MORE › ›

Operational Energy by the Numbers

September 30, 2013
There is a ton of information online about operational energy initiatives at DoD...MORE › ›

ASD Burke and Sen. Murray Announce Efficient Base Camp Award in Spokane

August 22, 2013
Yesterday, ASD Burke joined U.S. Senator Patty Murray in Spokane, Washington to announce...MORE › ›

Four New Programs to Improve Military Energy Performance

August 12, 2013
Earlier this summer, DoD initiated four multi-year programs to improve the energy performance of our forces...MORE › ›

DoD Issues Guidance for Comprehensive Defense Energy Policy

June 20, 2013
On 20 June 2013, Deputy Secretary of Defense Carter issued guidance for a comprehensive defense energy policy...MORE › ›

ASD Burke announces Phase I awardees for Advanced Drop-in Biofuels Production Project

May 24, 2013
Earlier today, ASD Burke announced the winners of the first phase of the Advanced Drop-in Biofuels Production Project...MORE › ›

Fact Sheet – Department of Energy Comments on Strategic Studies Quarterly Article: Energy Insecurity: The False Promise of Liquid Biofuels

February 28, 2013
The Department of Energy Bioenergy Technologies Office comments on a recent Air Force...MORE › ›

Investing in Next Generation Deployable HVAC Technologies with Navy and ARPA-E

January 23, 2013
Today ASD Burke joined her colleagues, Tom Hicks, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Energy,... MORE › ›

Updated Fully Burdened Cost of Energy Methodology

July 23, 2012
As the conflicts of the last decade have demonstrated, the cost of fuel itself, plus the logistics costs,...MORE › ›

Alternative Fuels Policy for Operational Platforms

July 05, 2012
The Department of Defense’s primary alternative fuels goal is to ensure operational military readiness,...MORE › ›

DoD Establishes Defense Operational Energy Board

March 22, 2012
In accordance with the Operational Energy Strategy Implementation Plan, DoD established the Defense Operational Energy Board...MORE › ›

DoD Announces Winners of $18.0 Million Fund to improve Battlefield Energy Security

January 31, 2012
Today, the Department of Defense (DoD) announced the release of $18.0 million to fund six military programs...MORE › ›

U.S Forces Afghanistan Memorandum from General John Allen: Supporting the Mission with Operational Energy

December 11, 2011
In a memorandum to the Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines, and Civilians of United States Forces-Afghanistan, General John Allen...MORE › ›

U.S. Forces Afghanistan Memorandum from General David Petraeus: Supporting the Mission with Operational Energy

June 07, 2011
In a memorandum to the Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines, and Civilians of United States Forces-Afghanistan, General David Petraeus...MORE › ›

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