Energy Action Month

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What is Energy Action Month?
Established in 2012, October is Energy Action Month. The Department of the Navy’s theme for Energy Action Month 2017 is “Energy Action = Mission Success,” in recognition of the critical role that energy plays in our ability to execute our mission requirements. Energy Action Month is the perfect time for the services to reinforce actions that our Sailors and Marines can take to optimize their energy use to boost warfighting capabilities.

Why Do the Navy and Marine Corps Recognize Energy Action Month?
Mission success depends on our ships, aircraft, and installations operating reliably and effectively. A culture of energy efficiency is foundational to the Navy and Marine Corps’ mission of ensuring stability, deterring potential adversaries, and presenting options in times of crisis, and the Department of the Navy depends on access to secure sources of energy. We are leveraging technologies and platforms, along with pragmatic fuel and energy practices, in order to boost combat effectiveness, maximize strategic options, and better protect our Sailors and Marines.

Look for ways to optimize your energy use.

Take Action Now

Click on the Shore and Operational Energy links above for information on how you can optimize your energy use for mission success.

You can also learn more about Energy Action Month and practical actions that Sailors and Marines can take to use energy in support of combat capabilities at the Commander, Navy Installations Command Energy Action Month page.

  Seaman Sean Flaherty stands aft port lookout watch aboard the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis as the guided-missile destroyers USS Kidd, front, and USS Preble steam ahead of the guided-missile cruiser USS Antietam. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Walter M. Wayman/Released)
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  The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Dewey refuels alongside the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis.  (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Carla Ocampo/Released)
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  A solar panel display at the new solar generation facility at Naval Air Station Meridian. (U.S. Navy Photo by MC2 Chris Liaghat/Released)
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