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In this Past Presentation Packet, Rob Manning from EPRI, Chris Beck from EIS Council, and Mark Weatherford from The Chertoff Group discuss some of the key topics from last year's Power Grid Resilience Summit, including strategies to mitigate risk with research and development, the best practices for grid resilience against Black Sky Hazards, and Read more
Ensuring the resilience of the U.S Electrical Grid
As we've learned from past disruptions, the North American power grid faces great risk of being rattled by adverse events. This whitepaper, courtesy of the Lexington Institute, details the three main categories of investment for utility companies as they work to update and replace existing infrastructure.
Tags: Ensuring | Resilience | Power | Grid
Terrorism and the Electric Power Delivery System
Committee on Enhancing the Robustness and Resilience of Future Electrical Transmission and Distribution in the United States to Terrorist Attack | Board on Energy and Environmental Systems | Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences
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Greening Your Bottom Line
Green Energy Experts offer a comprehensive suite of energy solutions that address both the supply and demand side of your power usage. Whether you want to be Green, Start or Meet your Sustainability Initiatives or just plain save money GEE can help. GEE's free services can save 10-25% on utility costs by utilizing the newest technology, Learn more
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More Fight, Less Fuel [Infographic]
In order to sustain a 21st century military force, especially in an era of fiscal distress, the United States must use it’s resources wisely, especially our energy resources. As an institution, the Department of Defense (DoD) is one of the single largest consumers of fuel in the world. This reliance on fuel can be measured in costs and Learn more
Tags: Tactical Power | Operational energy | Infographic
Expeditionary Energy: A Marine Corps Perspective
Abstract: Last August, at the Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, CA, the second of two Expeditionary Forward Operating Base (ExFOB) demonstration events attracted several companies interested in presenting their technology solutions to the Corps’ drive to "lighten the MAGTF" (Marine Air-Ground Task Force Learn more
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Guide for Reducing Data Center Physical Infrastructure Energy Consumption in Federal Data Centers
In an effort to create a clean energy economy, recent US presidents and congress have issued a series of legislation and executive orders requiring federal agencies to increase energy efficiency and reduce carbon emissions in government facilities. Vivek Kundra, Federal Chief Information Officer, is supporting that effort by establishing a Federal Learn more
Tags: Data Centers | Physical Infrastructure | Energy Construction
IDGA's Top 20 - What you read in 2011...
A Defense industry eBook containing 20 of the most popular articles published on in 2011. Viewed by over 40,000 members, these articles cover a wide range of military and defense topics: healthcare, border security, electronic warfare, armor, vehicles, piracy and more...
Tags: Top Content | electronic warfare | Military Vehicles | armor | Piracy
Customer Story: Merrick & Company and Lackland Air Force Base
Lackland Air Force Base plays a vital role in ensuring the mission readiness of the U.S. Air Force—all enlisted personnel attend basic military training at this Texas facility. After serving for decades, the Base's 10 dormitories and four dining halls began to show their age. When maintenance became too expensive, the Air Force decided to Read more
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