Marine Corps Expeditionary Energy Office

 

Marine Corps Expeditionary Energy Office

Headquarters Marine Corps

Expeditionary Energy
Expeditionary Energy or Operational Energy:  The energy required for training, moving, and sustaining military forces and weapons platforms for military operations. Includes energy used by tactical power systems, generators, and weapons platforms. (NDAA 2009)
Happening Now
Now accepting nominations for the 2017 SECNAV Energy Award for Marine Corps Expeditionary Units!
Marine Corps Energy Capability Exercise
Marines with 3rd Battalion, 11th Marine Regiment, demonstrate the Ground Renewable Expeditionary Energy Network System (GREENS) and its ability to power the HIMARS Fire Control System during the Great Green Fleet Energy Capability Exercise at Camp Wilson aboard the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, California, Dec. 6, 2016.
Marine Corps Operational Energy Capability Exercise
Marines with 3rd Battalion, 11th Marine Regiment, demonstrate the Ground Renewable Expeditionary Energy Network System (GREENS) and its ability to power the HIMARS Fire Control System during the Energy Capability Exercise at Camp Wilson aboard the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, California, Dec. 6, 2016.
Casey Harsh, requirements analyst, Marine Corps Expeditionary Energy Office, explains the efforts the Marine Corps has developed to increase Operational Reach during the Energy Capability Exercise at Camp Wilson aboard the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, California, Dec. 6, 2016.
Marine Corps Operational Energy Capability Exercise
Casey Harsh, requirements analyst, Marine Corps Expeditionary Energy Office, explains the efforts the Marine Corps has developed to increase Operational Reach during the Energy Capability Exercise at Camp Wilson aboard the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, California, Dec. 6, 2016.
Capt. Michael Herendeen, science and technology analyst, Marine Corps Expeditionary Energy Office, explains the technologies the Marine Corps has developed to increase Operational Reach during the Energy Capability Exercise at Camp Wilson aboard the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, California, Dec. 6, 2016.
Marine Corps Operational Energy Capability Exercise
Capt. Michael Herendeen, science and technology analyst, Marine Corps Expeditionary Energy Office, explains the technologies the Marine Corps has developed to increase Operational Reach during the Energy Capability Exercise at Camp Wilson aboard the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, California, Dec. 6, 2016.
Lance Cpl. Marlon A. Hill, field artillery cannoneer, 3rd Battalion, 11th Marine Regiment, explains how more effective use of energy has increased capabilities during the Energy Capability Exercise at Camp Wilson aboard the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, California, Dec. 6, 2016.
Marine Corps Operational Energy Capability Exercise
Lance Cpl. Marlon A. Hill, field artillery cannoneer, 3rd Battalion, 11th Marine Regiment, explains how more effective use of energy has increased capabilities during the Energy Capability Exercise at Camp Wilson aboard the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, California, Dec. 6, 2016.
Intent
To change the way the Marine Corps employs energy and resources to increase combat effectiveness and reduce our need for logistics support.

- USMC Expeditionary Energy Strategy and Implementation Plan, March 2011
Mission
By 2025, we will deploy Marine Expeditionary Forces that can maneuver from the sea and sustain C4I and life support systems in place; the only liquid fuel needed will be for mobility systems which will be more efficient than systems are today.

- USMC Expeditionary Energy Strategy and Implementation Plan, March 2011
E2O News
Fuel in the Tank: Marines Test Tech for Managing Energy Consumption. C4ISRNET. June 2017.
Transition to Renewable Energy a Matter of National Security, Think Tank Says. Stars and Stripes. June 2017.
NRL Tests Autonomous ‘Soaring with Solar’ Concept. Navy.mil News. May 2017.
Sea-To-Shore Energy: Navy, Marines Test New Technologies to Make the Resupply Pipeline More Efficient. Sea Power Magazine. February/March 2017.
Energy C2 Dashboard Will Help Marines, Soldiers Extend Operational Reach. Marines.mil News. March 2017.
The Military Value of the Defense Department’s Energy Efforts. Defense One. March 2017.
Why the U.S. Military is Fully Backing Renewables. OilPrice.com. March 2017.
U.S. Military Marches Forward on Green Energy, Despite Trump. Reuters. March 2017.
We—the Marines: Energy Office Moves the Corps Toward a “Greener” Future . Leatherneck Magazine. February 2017.
Pentagon Pick Mattis No Champion of a Green Military. Washington Times. January 2017.
Mattis: Trump Cabinet’s Lone Green Hope?. Politico. December 2016.
Navy, Marines Eye ‘Green’ Solutions to Extend Operational Reach from the Sea. USNI News. December 2016.
Marine Corps Strives To Be Leaner, Meaner, Greener. DVIDS - MCAGCC, 29Palms. December 2016.
The Navy Shows ‘Green’ Power Embrace in Local Exercise. The Desert Sun. December 2016.
Energy Action Month: Leading by Example. Camp Lejeune Globe. October 2016.
Amping up the Marine Corps. I MEF DVIDS. September 2016.
Expeditionary Energy Office (E2O): Q&A about the Future. Quantico Sentry. September 2016.