Presentation on theme: "Leadership Supports Renewable Energy"— Presentation transcript:
1ARMY EUL PROGRAM BRIEFING Financing Solar Energy Conference Alexandria, VA May 21, 2009
2Leadership Supports Renewable Energy “…we will invest $15 billion a year to develop technologies like wind power and solar power; advanced biofuels….”-President Obama /24/09"By making greater use of alternative and renewable energy, Army initiatives will bring energy savingsand security to theArmy, reducing therisk of powerdisruption."-Pete GerenSecretary of the ArmyObama Energy Plan as it relates to renewables and solar:-As part of a larger plan for a diversified, clean energy future, Barack has proposed doubling research funding for clean energy projects such as solar power while requiring that 25% of electricity consumed in the U.S. be derived from clean, sustainable energy sources by 2025.-Ensure 10 percent of Our Electricity Comes from Renewable Sources by 2012, and 25 percent by 2025.-Help create five million new jobs by strategically investing $150 billion over the next ten years to catalyze private efforts to build a clean energy future.“By investing in groundbreaking research, making homes and businesses more energy efficient and deploying solar, wind, biomass and other clean energy, this budget will help ensure that America once again leads the world in confronting our global economic, energy and climate challenges."-Steven Chu, Secretary of Energy2
5Defense Science Board and GAO Findings Feb 2008February 2008 Report of the Defense Science Board Task ForceOn DoD Energy Strategy - “More Fight – Less Fuel”
6Army Senior Energy Council Secretary of the ArmyChief of Staff of the ArmySenior Energy CouncilASA / 3- and 4-star equivalentsSEC Advisory BoardDASA / 2-star equivalentsSEC Working GroupsO-6 levelOffices of Primary ResponsibilityCo-Chairs –Vice Chief of Staff of the ArmyAsst Sec of the Army (Installations and Environment)Executive Secretary / Senior Energy Executive –Dep Asst Sec of the Army (Energy and Partnerships), DASA(E&P)Members –Over 25 major Army organizations, including HQ staffChair –DASA(E&P)Members –DASA (ESOH) and other SEC principal officesMembers –Reflects all SEC organizationsCoordinates with offices across the Armyto implement the Army energy security strategySEC provides enterprise leadership, strategy and accountability for energy security
11What is Enhanced Use Lease? Authority under Title 10 USC 2667 for Military Departments to lease land and/or facilities for no less than the fair market value of the real property leasedEUL gives the Army the ability to leverage available non-excess property for in cash or in-kind consideration that can be used towards improvements in infrastructure, facilities, and quality of life on our installationsOff-set declining Operation & Maintenance budgetsAvoid cost of maintaining or razing old buildingFree-up space for increased or new missionsBring tenants who are synergistic with missions of installationsIncreases the real value of our property over the course of the development/lease
12EUL is not… Sale of Garrison land Public-private partnership; all risk is on selected developerMeant as a build-to-suit for federal tenants or as a replacement for MILCONThis is a Notes Page in Power Point.Whenever you do a presentation, it is recommended that you do a Notes Page with each slide.This allows a presenter other than the preparer to know facts and speaking points to present.
13EUL Roadmap Identify Non-Excess Finalize & Close Assets With Developer PerformEconomic/Market AnalysisDevelop &MarketApplicationEvaluateProposalsDevelopBusiness &Leasing PlanFinalize & CloseWith DeveloperThis is a Notes Page in Power Point.Whenever you do a presentation, it is recommended that you do a Notes Page with each slide.This allows a presentor other than the preparer to know facts and speaking points to present.
14Fort Irwin National Training Center Mojave Desert, CA Commercial Grade Photovoltaic Solar PowerLeveraging 300+ Days of Sunshine per YearContribute to ARMY 25% Renewable by 2025Contribute to California’s 33% Renewable by 2017EUL generates In kind service value to garrisonHeightened security through self generated power
15Fort Irwin UNIVERSE China Lake Lewis Elementary School: 609 Tiefort View Intermediate School: 453Fort Irwin Middle School: 342Silver Valley High School: 543/250 Fort Irwin StudentsAlternative Education Center: 61Newberry Elementary School: 182Yermo School: 145Silver Valley Intermediate: 173Total count: 2508: 1654 are Fort Irwin Population (66%)15
16Five Sites Offered for Lease Goldstone Sites (3)Main Gate SiteRed Pass Lake Site
17Red Pass Lake Site – Site Characteristics Well water adjacent to site - Flow approx. 4,500 g.p.d.2,000 ac. (+/-) and level topographyAdjacent to LADWP 500kV and 287kV transmission lines
20Fort Irwin Cantonment Area Main Gate Site800 acres (+/-) of usable topographyTreated waste water available from Garrison for steam generationAdjacent to substation and SCE transmissionFort Irwin Cantonment AreaMain Gate Site
21NASA Goldstone Deep Space Communications Complex Goldstone is operated by ITT Industries, Systems Division under contract to NASA/JPL National Aeronautics and Space Administration Jet Propulsion Laboratory California Institute of Technology
22Project MilestonesDec 15, RFQ base Notice of Opportunity to Lease (NOL) releasedMar 4, EUL Industry Day at Fort Irwin250 ATTENDEESApr 20, Proposal Offer Due DateMULTIPLE RESPONSES RECEIVEDJune Developer Selection - Due Diligence begins / environmental study startMar Design approvalJune Complete Environmental Assessments, CA PermitsSept Ground Breaking for plantsSept First Phase Plants Completed
25Sierra army depot, herlong, ca Renewable Solar Energy EUL proposedHigh kV transmission on siteRail and 10,000’ runway50 miles north of Reno, NVOne by seven square mile siteAdvertisement in Summer 2008
26How to stay plugged in HTTP://EUL.ARMY.MIL Bob Penn 410-962-3000 Tom KretzschmarThis is a Notes Page in Power Point.Whenever you do a presentation, it is recommended that you do a Notes Page with each slide.This allows a presentor other than the preparer to know facts and speaking points to present.