Eight activities of the Naval Sea Systems Command field activities were recognized Aug. 29, by Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) for outstanding accomplishments in energy and water management during fiscal year 2011.
Award recipients will be honored Oct. 3, during a ceremony at the Navy Memorial in Washington, D.C.
The SECNAV Energy awards recognize outstanding commitment to energy and water conservation by Navy and Marine Corps activities and ships. Each year, the awards are presented to those ships and activities that have made notable progress toward achievement of Department of the Navy and federal goals for the reduction of energy and water consumption.
Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery, Maine; Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Carderock Division in Bethesda, Md.; and NSWC Carderock Division’s Ship Systems Engineering Station in Philadelphia, Pa.; earned Gold Awards for demonstrating outstanding energy programs.
Norfolk Naval Shipyard in Norfolk, Va.; Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility in Bremerton, Wash.; NUWC Newport Division in Newport, R.I.; Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Carderock Division’s Large Cavitation Channel detachment in Memphis, Tenn.; earned Blue Awards for their well-rounded energy programs.
NAVSEA remains committed to supporting the Navy’s energy goals by reducing fleet and shore energy usage across the enterprise.
World Maritime News, August 31, 2012; Image: navsea