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  • 9 January 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The US Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) has issued a request for information (RFI) calling on companies and academia to provide info on the development of an electrical Energy Magazine that would be used for directed energy weapons on navy ships. The RFI was issued on January 2 on behalf of PMS 320 (the Electric Ships […]

  • 1 September 2011
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

      The Navy’s Energy Efficiency Technology Validation (Techval) program completed the retrofit of an entire building with light-emitting diode (LED) lighting at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center (MCAGCC) Twentynine Palms Aug. 30. After its retrofitting, the Twentynine Palms Officer’s Club, is expected to deliver an energy savings of more than 32,000 kilowatt hours (kWh) […]

  • 22 October 2012
    Industry news, Training & Education

    The Office of Naval Research (ONR) remains committed to the development of alternative energy sources for the warfighter and is moving forward with a new research effort that involves partners ranging from naval warfare and engineering centers, to veterans and wounded warrior programs. The Energy Systems Technology and Evaluation Program (ESTEP) that has started in […]

  • 12 December 2014

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recognized the US Navy as a recipient of the 2014 Federal Energy and Water Management Awards, Dec. 9. Capt. Tony Edmonds, Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Washington commanding officer and Naval District Washington(NDW) regional engineer, and Lt. Cmdr. Keith Benson, NDW and NAVFAC Washington energy officer, accepted the national […]

  • 11 July 2012

    The Navy issued a new energy policy that will drive energy consumption reduction at all Navy installations, transform the shore energy culture and seek new or existing technical solutions for reducing energy, officials announced July 10. The Shore Energy Management Instruction signifies a complete revision from the previous version published in 1994. The instruction codifies […]

  • 30 October 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The US Energy Department, in coordination with the US Navy, announced funding for two companies that will continue to advance marine and hydrokinetic (MHK) technology as a viable source for America’s clean energy future. Ocean Energy USA and Northwest Energy Innovations will test their innovative wave energy conversion (WEC) devices for one year in new […]

  • 31 August 2011
    Authorities, Research & Development

      Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus outlined a new dedicated energy Masters degree program during a recent speech to students at the Naval Postgraduate School on Aug. 29. The announcement targets both current and future leadership of the Navy and Marine Corps, and is another example of Mabus’ ongoing commitment to improved energy security […]

  • 8 February 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Indian Navy plans to go green by investing in a wave energy plant in the Arabian Sea. The project is being developed in collaboration with the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) and New Delhi-based wave energy developer, Seafaradays Energy. Earlier, Seafaradays and Sweden-based wave energy developer, Seabased, signed an MoU to develop […]

  • 10 June 2011
    Authorities, Training & Education

      Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus spoke on the importance of pursuing alternative energy during a keynote speech at the U.S. Naval War College’s 62nd annual Current Strategy Forum (CSF) in Newport, R.I., June 8. Mabus discussed how the Navy and Marine Corps have made strides towards seeking alternative energy sources, but must continue […]

  • 2 August 2013
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    October is Energy Awareness Month for the U.S. Navy, and at Naval Submarine Base New London (SUBASE), employing energy conservation as a means of reducing shore infrastructure costs to invest more in support of the warfighter, is in full swing. In concert with many other clean energy programs, the SUBASE Public Works Department and the […]

  • 9 November 2018
    Equipment & technology

    Naval Facilities Engineering and Expeditionary Warfare Center (NAVFAC EXWC) has supported the testing of Wave Energy Converter (WEC) at the US Navy’s Wave Energy Test Site (WETS) off Marine Corps Base Hawaii (MCBH), Kaneohe, Hawaii, on the Island of Oahu. In October 2018, the Applied Research Laboratory (ARL) at the University of Hawaii, with funding […]

  • 5 July 2016

    The offshore energy industry is constantly moving forward. Despite challenging times in the industry, there are impressive achievements that require celebration. During the first Offshore Energy Opening Gala Dinner to be held in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, on Monday, October 24th, Navingo brings the industry together to celebrate some of these successes by presenting three industry […]

  • 18 April 2013
    Research & Development

    Director of the Chief of Naval Operations Energy and Environmental Readiness Division (OPNAV N45), invited the fleet and the general public in February to submit their ideas to improve how the Navy uses and thinks about energy. In a follow-up Navy Live blog entry posted April 17, Rear Adm. Kevin Slates highlighted several of the […]

  • 16 April 2012
    Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy will showcase its energy initiatives during the 2012 Navy League Sea-Air-Space Exposition at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor, Md., April 16-18. Subject matter experts from the U.S. Navy will support an energy exhibit (booth #106) to provide information on the Navy’s energy program. In addition, Department of […]

  • 28 October 2014
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference 2014 has officially opened its doors to visitors today, in Amsterdam RAI, the Netherlands. Offshore Energy, dubbed as the fastest growing gathering of offshore industry professionals in the region, was opened by Dr. María de Lourdes Melgar Palacios, Under Secretary of Hydrocarbons of Mexico, joined by Pieter van Oord, CEO […]

  • 22 July 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Work at the Wave Energy Test Site (WETS) located off Marine Corps Base Hawaii at Kāneʻohe has received an infusion of $9 million from the U.S. Navy.   The funds, from the Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC), are directed to the Applied Research Laboratory at the University of Hawai‘i (ARL/UH), working with UH Mānoa’s Hawaii […]

  • 31 October 2014

    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 […]

  • 29 October 2013
    Training & Education

    Naval Hospital Bremerton’s Energy Awareness Day on Oct. 24 reminded everyone that their obligation to being energy efficient and their commitment to maintaining established energy standards is an ongoing process generating positive results. “The Navy is changing the energy culture by linking energy consumption to behavior through awareness and accountability at every level of the […]

  • 26 August 2011
    Training & Education

      The Navy’s alternative energy program expanded Aug. 24 when a T-45 training aircraft completed a successful biofuel flight at Naval Air Station (NAS) Patuxent River, Md. The “Salty Dogs” of Air Test and Evaluation Squadron (VX) 23 flew the high-performance jet trainer on a biofuel mixture of petroleum-based JP-5 jet fuel and plant-based camelina. […]

  • 16 January 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The director of Navy Task Force Energy (TFE) addressed Sailors and families aboard USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) during the ship’s Family Day Cruise Jan. 12. Rear Adm. Philip Cullom praised the crew for their leadership and sacrifice in serving the nation. The ship will depart San Diego in February to join forward deployed naval […]

  • 1 February 2018
    Authorities, Industry news

    The US Navy has awarded General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) a contract to develop advanced, high energy density capacitors for use in High Power Microwave (HPM) systems. GA-EMS is applying advanced technologies to create high energy density capacitors that will enable the deployment of HPM systems on smaller and more tactically relevant Navy platforms. “This […]

  • 23 August 2011
    Industry news

      Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Pacific awarded a $500 million maximum, indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) multiple award contract (MAC) to Island Pacific Energy LLC, Pacific Energy Solutions LLC, and Photon Finance LLC, Aug. 19. The MAC contract will be used for the purchase of reliable, locally generated power from Solar Power Generation Systems (SPGS) at […]

  • 4 June 2012
    Industry news

    Mikros Systems Corporation announced on June 1 that the Company plans to exhibit at the upcoming Navy Opportunity Forum from June 4-6 at the Hyatt Regency in Crystal City, Virginia. Mikros will be showcasing an Energy Harvesting MicroBuoy, which was developed under the Navy’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program and incorporates the wave energy […]

  • 14 March 2012
    Training & Education

    The amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) hosted the Senate Committee for Energy and Natural Resources and Chair of the Subcommittee on Water and Power, aboard March 12 to discuss Navy and Marine Corps energy initiative programs. The committee members toured exhibits showcasing new green technologies which will help the military conserve energy and […]

  • 26 May 2016
    Industry news

    The registration for Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference 2016 (OEEC 2016) is now open. The ninth edition of this event is expected to attract 11,500 offshore professionals and more than 650 exhibiting companies. Offshore Energy is an annual event focused on the complete offshore energy industry. It covers both the exploration and production of the […]

  • 26 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Ministry of National Defense of Chile and the United States Department of the Navy released a Joint Statement on the Research, Development and Use of Alternative Fuels.   Reaffirming the longstanding commitment by both countries to work in close partnership to support military capabilities that enable the two nations to effectively conduct combined military […]

  • 7 January 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Defense Logistics Agency Energy is enabling U.S. operations in and around the world’s largest ocean through an initiative that enables flexible fuel support to U.S. Pacific Command. Working in coordination with DLA Energy, Military Sealift Command contracted a U.S.-flagged vessel in October 2014 to support fuel distribution requirements primarily within USPACOM’s area of responsibility. DLA […]

  • 8 June 2011
    Training & Education

      Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Gary Roughead was a keynote speaker at the U.S. Naval War College’s 62nd annual Current Strategy Forum (CSF) in Newport, R.I., June 7. Roughead discussed how the U.S. Navy must continue to find more efficient energy sources as the Navy meets the demands of national and global security. “We […]

  • 14 June 2013
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The Defence Forces of Ireland became the first military in the world to be certified to ISO 50001 Energy Management standard today when the Deputy Chief of Staff (Support) Major General Conor O’Boyle accepted the award on behalf of the Organisation at a special ceremony in Cathal Brugha Barracks, Dublin. Dr Brian Motherway, Chief Executive […]