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Energy Independence and the Warfighter

By Vice Adm. Phil Cullom
 Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Fleet Readiness and Logistics Dr. Heather Willauer and her team at the Naval Research Laboratory recently announced technology they developed that converts seawater to a liquid hydrocarbon fuel. In a proof of concept test using the molecularly restructured seawater, …

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Investing in Energy Efficiency

New energy efficient lighting and windows are installed at Naval Surface Warfare Center Corona Building 519.

By Capt. Pat Rios Director, CNIC Facilities and Environmental In the last two years (Fiscal Years 2012-2013), the Navy invested more $900 million to make our shore facilities and utilities systems more energy efficient. Based on these targeted investments, we expect to see an additional 9 percent reduction in our …

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San Diego Fleet Energy Training Event: Squeezing Capability—and Forward Presence—Out of Each Gallon and Kilowatt Hour

Naval Base San Diego, which has numerous several energy efficiency projects aboard, hosted the first Fleet Energy Training Event on Feb 11.

By Rear Adm. Kevin Slates Director, Chief of Naval Operations Energy and Environmental Readiness Division I was fortunate to be able to participate in a “Fleet Energy Training Event” last week, the first of its kind to target Fleet-wide energy training and awareness for the warfighter. My hat goes off to …

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