The military has an intensely important function, adequate funding – even in tough economic times – and leadership whose mandate is simple: Always be ready. For that reason, it is at the forefront on energy issues.
Federal News Radio this week posted a story on the use of energy-as-a-service (EaaS) by the Air Force. The idea is a fairly simple one that should resonate with multi-site businesses: The integration of new and complex new energy technologies – on-site generation, storage, sub-metering and what seems like scores of others – is extremely challenging. In addition, the needs of each facility is unique. A cookie-cutter approach imposed from above won’t work.