The United States and the world face profound energy security and climate crises.
The federal government is the world’s largest user of energy and the nation’s largest landlord, overseeing tens of thousands of buildings, making its critical mission uniquely vulnerable to extreme weather, cybersecurity attacks, and energy supply chain disruptions.
Unplanned utility outages across DoD in 2019 with 542 lasting eight hours or longer
Increase in cyber intrusion activity worldwide in the first half of 2021
DoD installations are exposed to climate change hazards in the U.S.
The mission of the Resilient Infrastructure + Secure Energy (RISE) Consortium is to address the energy security and climate crises by reimagining how we use, generate, transport, and store energy and how we build efficient, modern, resilient infrastructure.