Technology Keywords: Aircraft Efficiency, Aviation Fuels, Aviation Ground Support Equipment, Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy, Industrial Control Systems, Vehicle Optimization
Overview: The Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Energy for Installations, Environment, and Energy (SAF/IE) provides overarching strategic direction for the Air Force’s operational and installation energy portfolios. Based in Washington, D.C., the office is focused on overcoming the challenges created by the Air Force’s need for energy. From the installation energy perspective, the Air Force is looking to holistically optimize cost and provide resilient, cleaner sources of energy by balancing the objectives of Air Force energy projects. On the operational energy side, the Air Force is looking to optimize combat capabilities and maximize combat readiness by focusing on policies, processes, people, and platforms. By maintaining a robust, resilient, and ready energy posture, the Air Force is enabling its warfighters; expanding its operational effectiveness in air, space, and cyberspace; and enhancing mission assurance through energy assurance.