Department of Defense Energy Management: Background and Issues for Congress [July 25, 2019] [open pdf - 1MB]
From the Introduction: "The federal government is the largest energy consumer in the United States. Within the federal government, the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) consumes more energy than any other agency. [...] This report provides an introduction to federal energy management rules applicable to DOD. The report includes an overview of federal statutes and executive orders that govern DOD energy management, and presents data on the status and trends for DOD energy use. Further, the scope of this report excludes nuclear energy for the propulsion of aircraft carriers, submarines, and energy used for military space operations. The report also references agency level guiding documents that provide the basis for how DOD implements these policies. Finally, this report identifies selected considerations for Congress."
CRS Report for Congress, R45832
Congressional Research Service: https://crsreports.congress.gov/