16th Operational Energy Summit

April 9, 2024 - April 10, 2024

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Wind farm with energy storage containers on site.
Source: U.S. Air Force photo

Hosted By: IDGA

Location: Reston, Virginia

In its 16th year, the IDGA’s Operational Energy Summit is set to provide a dynamic platform for advancing ideas, fostering discussions, and promoting collaboration in the ever-evolving landscape of operational energy within the Department of Defense.

This year’s summit will delve into various aspects of operational energy, encompassing solutions for energy storage and discussions on enhancing energy resilience for military operations and installations. Speakers will explore strategies to improve operational energy efficiency, mitigate risks, and underscore the pivotal role of energy in overall defense strategies.

The event will particularly emphasize energy storage, focusing on fleets, tactical vehicles, and operational gear. It will delve into the balance between advancing defense technology and the escalating energy demands, closely examining the challenges involved in maintaining efficient energy use during operations.

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