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Air Force wants to buy energy resiliency as a service

Federal News RadioThe Air Force is beginning to explore the idea of asking a single provider to take over the complicated web of business arrangements that power its bases and support its energy resiliency strategies, and replace them with a new model: Energy as a service.

Like the other military branches, the Air Force is heavily engaged in alternative energy endeavors involving enhanced-use leases and energy saving performance contracts to build microgrids and distributed energy plants on its own bases, mostly with the goal of keeping their own facilities lit if the public electric grid is disabled by a cyber attack or natural disaster.

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