Army leaders said reliable, home-grown electricity increases the resiliency of military installations. To serve as reliable launch platforms for military operations, and to support the United States, Army bases must be "resilient" - ready to operate even when civilian-provided power and water have been cut off.

Army needs appropriated funds to ensure energy security

While the Army is making great progress meeting its energy efficiency and renewable energy targets, this is not enough, said Richard Kidd, the deputy assistant secretary of the Army for energy and sustainability....READ MORE



The Assistant Secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy and Environment establishes policy, provides strategic direction and supervises all matters pertaining to infrastructure, Army installations and contingency bases, energy, and environmental programs to enable global Army Operations.


"It's operationally necessary, it's fiscally prudent, and it's mission essential for us to make sure that we have energy security and can perform our primary mission for the United States."

Honorable Katherine Hammack, Assistant Secretary of the Army (Installations, Energy & Environment)

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