Targeting Net Zero Energy at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar: Assessment and Recommendations

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The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) is the largest energy consumer in the U.S. government. Present energy use impacts DoD global operations by constraining freedom of action and self-sufficiency, demanding enormous economic resources, and putting many lives at risk in logistics support for deployed environments. There are many opportunities for DoD to more effectively meet energy requirements through a combination of human actions, energy efficiency technologies, and renewable energy resources. In 2008, a joint initiative was formed between DoD and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to address military energy use. This initiative created a task force comprised of representatives ... continued below

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Booth, S.; Barnett, J.; Burman, K.; Hambrick, J.; Helwig, M. & Westby, R. December 1, 2010.

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The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) is the largest energy consumer in the U.S. government. Present energy use impacts DoD global operations by constraining freedom of action and self-sufficiency, demanding enormous economic resources, and putting many lives at risk in logistics support for deployed environments. There are many opportunities for DoD to more effectively meet energy requirements through a combination of human actions, energy efficiency technologies, and renewable energy resources. In 2008, a joint initiative was formed between DoD and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to address military energy use. This initiative created a task force comprised of representatives from each branch of the military, the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD), the Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP), and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) to examine the potential for ultra high efficiency military installations. This report presents an assessment of Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Miramar, selected by the task force as the initial prototype installation based on its strong history of energy advocacy and extensive track record of successful energy projects.

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  • Report No.: NREL/TP-7A40-47991
  • Grant Number: AC36-08GO28308
  • DOI: 10.2172/1001435 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 1001435
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc831555

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Booth, S.; Barnett, J.; Burman, K.; Hambrick, J.; Helwig, M. & Westby, R. Targeting Net Zero Energy at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar: Assessment and Recommendations, report, December 1, 2010; Golden, Colorado. (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc831555/: accessed May 23, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.