The Resource Capabilities-based planning for energy security at Department of Defense installations, Constantine Samaras, Henry H. Willis

Capabilities-based planning for energy security at Department of Defense installations, Constantine Samaras, Henry H. Willis

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Capabilities-based planning for energy security at Department of Defense installations
Title
Capabilities-based planning for energy security at Department of Defense installations
Statement of responsibility
Constantine Samaras, Henry H. Willis
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Language
eng
Summary
Department of Defense (DoD) installations rely on the commercial electricity grid for 99 percent of their electricity needs, but extensive energy delivery outages in 2012 have reinforced that the U.S. electricity grid is vulnerable to disruptions from natural hazards and actor-induced outages, such as physical or cyber attacks. In the event of a catastrophic disaster--such as a severe hurricane, massive earthquake, or large-scale terrorist attack--DoD installations would also serve as a base for emergency services. To enhance energy security, DoD has identified diversifying energy sources and increasing efficiency in DoD operations as critical goals. But how to enhance energy security across the portfolio of installations is not clear and several questions remain unanswered: Energy security for how long? Under what conditions? At what cost? The underlying analytical questions are, what critical capabilities do U.S. installations provide, and how can DoD maintain these capabilities during an energy services disruption in the most cost-effective manner? Answering these questions requires a systems approach that incorporates technological, economic, and operational uncertainties. Using portfolio analysis methods for assessing capability options, this paper presents a framework to evaluate choices among energy security strategies for DoD installations. This framework evaluates whether existing or proposed installation energy security strategies enhance DoD capabilities and evaluates strategy cost-effectiveness
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DLC
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Samaras, Constantine
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no index present
LC call number
HD9502.U52
Literary form
non fiction
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  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Willis, Henry H.
  • JSTOR Open Access
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  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • Strategic planning
  • Energy policy
  • HISTORY
  • TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • Energy conservation
  • Energy consumption
  • Energy policy
  • Strategic planning
  • United States
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Capabilities-based planning for energy security at Department of Defense installations, Constantine Samaras, Henry H. Willis
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Using Joint Capability Areas to Inform Installation Energy Security Decisions -- Developing a Capabilities-Based Approach for Evaluating Energy Security Decisions -- Conclusions -- Appendix: Relevant Joint Capability Areas Served by Installation Energy Services
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1 online resource
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online
Isbn
9780833079138
Lccn
2013004400
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
22573/ctt297gch
System control number
  • (OCoLC)826458627
  • (OCoLC)ocn826458627
Label
Capabilities-based planning for energy security at Department of Defense installations, Constantine Samaras, Henry H. Willis
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Using Joint Capability Areas to Inform Installation Energy Security Decisions -- Developing a Capabilities-Based Approach for Evaluating Energy Security Decisions -- Conclusions -- Appendix: Relevant Joint Capability Areas Served by Installation Energy Services
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780833079138
Lccn
2013004400
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
22573/ctt297gch
System control number
  • (OCoLC)826458627
  • (OCoLC)ocn826458627

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