ERDC Briefs Army Assistant Secretary on Installation Energy Security Strategy

Published Oct. 23, 2012
Hon. Katherine Hammack

Hon. Katherine Hammack

Public Affairs Office

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.--An ERDC Construction Engineering Research Laboratory (CERL) electrical engineer, currently on sabbatical at the Department of Energy’s Sandia National Laboratories, recently participated in a briefing for the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Installations (ASA-IEE), Energy and Environment, in Albuquerque, N.M.

Upon request of ASA-IEE Katherine Hammack, ERDC and Sandia’s Tarek Abdallah participated in briefings on collaborative efforts between the Army and Sandia Laboratory to develop a holistic installation energy security strategy.

The strategy involves using distributed generation and advanced micro-grids to meet the Department of Defense’s renewable goals and energy security requirements.

Additional briefings provided an update of the Smart Power and Infrastructure Demonstration for Energy Reliability and Security (SPIDERS) Joint Capability Technology Demonstration (JCTD).

ERDC is the SPIDERS JCTD technical manager, and Sandia is the assistant technical manager.