Sain Engineering Associates, through strategic partnering with CH2MHill and Clark Nexsen, recently assisted the United States Navy with developing a Smart Power Partnership Initiative (SPPI) Pilot Study for Navy and Marine Corps installations in southern California.
Smart Power Partnership Initiative
The “Smart Power Partnership Initiative” represents the Navy’s intent to capture concepts relating to “Base Clustering” and “Smart Grid/Smart Energy” with a focus on leveraging win-win collaborations with community partners.
The Joint Venture Team identified stakeholders and developed the methodology for pooling resources from the community such as utility companies, electricity marketers, transmission operators, commercial firms, and utility regulators to explore more advantageous opportunities and mutually beneficial “power partnerships” for cost savings, energy security and renewable energy production at USN and USMC installations.
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