Joint Base San Antonio to Review Energy Projects
SAN ANTONIO, June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Defense Transformation Institute (DTI), in collaboration with the 502 Air Base Wing/ Joint Base San Antonio (JBSA) is hosting the JBSA Sustainable Energy Workshop 2011 on July 12 at The Pearl Stable in San Antonio, Texas.
This year’s workshop will feature presentations by Brig Gen Leonard Patrick, the Commander of JBSA, and energy managers from JBSA components at Lackland AFB, Randolph AFB, and Ft. Sam Houston. The workshop will highlight recent work by the DOD Strategic Management and Performance Office on an Operational Energy Management Plan which created a score card system for reviewing and prioritizing projects.
Based upon JBSA priorities, the one day workshop will focus afternoon presentations on JBSA requirements and initiatives in Energy Management and Control Systems. Technical presentations by the Texas Engineering Experiment Station and UTSA will cover R&D projects on smart grid technologies and applications. Presentations will also be made by corporate participants including Siemens, Schneider Electric, AECOM, Southwest Research Institute and others.
Doyle Beneby, President and CEO of CPS Energy, will review partnership opportunities with JBSA and how recent CPS Energy announcements and collaborations can benefit JBSA.
DTI will outline the formation of the JBSA Energy Innovation Center, the objectives and activities of the Center, and collaborative partnership opportunities.
JBSA, a U. S. Air Force led organization, supports more personnel than any other installation in the Department of Defense, and is one of the largest energy users in the DOD. It is the largest customer for CPS Energy, the largest municipally owned utility in the Nation.
More information on the workshop is available at defensetransform.org.
The Defense Transformation Institute (DTI) was formed in July 2004 by the Texas Research and Technology Foundation (TRTF), in coordination with City of San Antonio’s Economic Development Department. The DTI is designed to serve as a proactive intermediary with active military installations and the community.
SOURCE Defense Transformation Institute