We Can Change Navy Energy Culture

Siegel, Adam B.
April 2011
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Apr2011, Vol. 137 Issue 4, p79
Conference Proceeding
The article discusses ways to reduce total fuel use by ships. It has been stated that a decade ago, energy use on the USS Princeton (CG-59) has been studied by the Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) and it was found that retrofitting motors, pumps, chillers, etc. could save an estimated 20-50 percent of the ship's electricity. It has been stated that the Chief of Naval Operations could achieve tangible savings in energy use through mandating that all electronic devices be energy miser


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