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  • June 19, 2016:
    On-Site Energy Storage Request for Information (RFI)
  • June 2, 2017:
    Ribbon Cutting Event at Fort Hood, Texas
  • April 21, 2017:
    Ribbon Cutting Event at Anniston Army Depot, Alabama
  • April 20, 2017:
    Ribbon Cutting Event at Fort Rucker, Alabama
  • January 4, 2017:
    Army Energy Security Projects (>10 MW) Industry Outreach Meeting
  • December 9, 2016:
    Ribbon Cutting Event at Fort Stewart, Georgia
  • November 16, 2016:
    Ribbon Cutting Event at Fort Gordon, Georgia

OEI News

The OEI is committed to communicating frequently with stakeholders to exchange information on energy projects, energy security initiatives, technologies and potential project opportunities. OEI News formally known as EITF News is one more way to keep this commitment. The intent of OEI news is to keep you informed about OEI large-scale energy projects and current hot topics.

OEI News_Spring 2017
  • Spring 2017 | This issue highlights the the Army’s efforts to provide “islandable” capabilities to Army installations. Such projects will integrate energy storage (such as batteries or fuel), power generation, and energy switching and control systems to isolate and dispatch the flow of power to where and when it is needed in the event of a grid disruption. The issue also provides information on upcoming events and information to provide feedback on the Army OEI News publication.
  • October 2016 | This issue highlights the Army’s participation in October Energy Action Month and features tips to save energy during this month-long initiative and throughout the year. The issue also provides updates on upcoming events, and opportunities to meet with Army representatives.
  • August 2016 | This edition of OEI News also includes a discussion of the procurement strategy that the Army and Air Force are exploring as part of their collaborative renewable energy portfolio efforts afforded by the recent signing of a Memorandum of Agreement between the two agencies. In addition, the News provides information on the Army's largest renewable energy project to date, a 30 megawatt solar renewable energy project at Fort Benning, Georgia.
  • April 2016 | This edition of OEI News also includes information on the collaborative efforts between the Army and the Air Force to develop large-scale renewable energy projects on Army and Air Force installations. This collaboration provides an excellent opportunity for partnerships in support of the Department of Defense’s renewable energy efforts.
  • November/December 2015 | This issue includes a reflection on the origins of the OEI and provides an update on the latest milestones in support of the Army’s large-scale renewable energy program. The issue also reviews Department of Defense activities in support of October Energy Action Month and collaborative efforts with the Department of Energy.