Puget Sound Naval Shipyard Wins SECNAV Energy and Water Management Awards

Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility was named a top winner of the Fiscal Year 2014 Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Energy and Water Management Awards announced, Oct. 21.

The award reflects PSNSs execution of comprehensive efficiency programs that resulted in a consistent reduction in energy consumption.

Along with the win for energy conservation efforts, the PSNSY was awarded $35,000 to improve quality of life features, encourage further energy improvements or for other purposes within operations and maintenance funds guidelines. PSNS & IMF is also authorized to fly the SECNAV Energy Flag for the next year.

Other Naval Sea Systems Command activities also were recognized with a SECNAV Energy & Water Management Award, which are delineated by Platinum, Gold and Blue levels of achievement.

Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Keyport earned a Platinum-level award. This recognizes an outstanding program and an exceptional year for energy project execution. NUWC Keyport will receive a $5,000 cash award for their efforts.

Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility and Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Carderock’s West Bethesda, Maryland, Philadelphia and Memphis, Tennessee facilities earned Gold awards for their very good to outstanding energy programs.

Norfolk Naval Shipyard, NUWC Newport’s Atlantic Undersea Test and Evaluation Center (AUTEC), and NSWC Center-Corona were all recognized with a blue-level award for their well-rounded energy programs.

Additionally, many other NAVSEA tenant commands were not recognized specifically in the SECNAV message, but made significant contributions to their local Naval Support Activity award recipients.

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