Accession Number:

ADA371338

Title:

The Privatization of Department of Defense Electric Utility Systems: Combining Similar Energy Requirements through Application of Performance Contracting.

Descriptive Note:

Master's thesis,

Corporate Author:

AIR FORCE INST OF TECH WRIGHT-PATTERSONAFB OH

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1999-08-30

Pagination or Media Count:

102.0

Abstract:

The Department of Defense DoD faces extraordinary change as it prepares to enter the twenty first century. With the end of the Cold War, policy makers in Congress and the defense establishment are re-examining the structure and mission of the DoD. Base closure, outsourcing, privatization, and acquisition reform are strategies being used to reshape the DoD to improve its efficiency. One area receiving intense scrutiny is defense infrastructure. In addition to buildings and facilities, the infrastructure of each military installation consists of a network of systems designed to provide utility service to organizations and activities located within its confines. Electric utility systems on military installations are antiquated and require major repair or replacement.2 To address this problem, Congress recently authorized the DoD to privatize these systems.3 Besides privatizing their electric systems, installations must satisfy other energy requirements. These req

Subject Categories:

  • Economics and Cost Analysis
  • Electric Power Production and Distribution

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE