Thursday, October 4, 2012

Upcoming AF Breakfast Series: Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Energy

AFA welcomes back Dr. Kevin T. Geiss, a member of the Senior Executive Service, as the guest speaker for the October session of the AFA Air Force Breakfast Program. [This session will be held on Wednesday, October 17, 2012, from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m., at the Crystal City Marriott in Arlington, Virginia]

Since 2010, Dr. Kevin T. Geiss has been the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Energy for the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Installations, Environment and Logistics, in Washington, D.C. He is responsible for providing oversight and direction for all matters pertaining to the formulation, review, and execution of plans, policies, programs, and budgets for the effective and efficient use of energy to support the global Air Force mission.

Top 4 Air Force Accomplishments in FY12 (under his guidance):

1. Alternative Aviation Fuels:

  • Finished certifying fleet on synthetic fuel blend
  • Completed testing of 50/50 blend of HRJ & JP-8 and synthesis
  • Began testing 50/50 blend of ATJ and JP-8
2. Continued developing on-base renewable energy projects:
  • More than 180 renewable projects in operation or under construction
  • Awarded contract to develop a 14.5 MW solar project at Davis Monthan AFB
3. Pursued 3rd-party Energy Conservation projects

4. Won 6 FEMP (Federal Energy Management Program) awards

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