Cost Analysis of Utilizing Electric Vehicles and Photovoltaic Solar Energy in the United States Marine Corps Commercial Fleet

Report Number: NPS-LM-09-122

Series: Logistics Management

Category: Costing

Report Series: Sponsored Report

Authors: Billy Kelley, Kenneth McGraw, Jeremy Clevenger

Title: Cost Analysis of Utilizing Electric Vehicles and Photovoltaic Solar Energy in the United States Marine Corps Commercial Fleet

Published: 2009-12-01

Sponsored By: Acquisition Research Program

Status: Published--Unlimited Distribution

Research Type: Graduate Student

Full Text URL: http://acquisitionresearch.net/files/FY2009/NPS-LM-09-122.pdf

Keywords: Sustainable Fleet, Low Speed Vehicles, Pure Electric Vehicles, Photovoltaic Electric Energy, Acquisition, Commercial Vehicle Federal Fleet, MCLB Barstow

Abstract:

The purpose of this MBA project is to examine the upfront cost associated with purchasing electric vehicles and installing photovoltaic (PV) solar energy for the Federal Fleet at Marine Corps Logistics Base (MCLB) Barstow. The goal of this project is to provide a present value acquisition cost analysis for implementing Low Speed Vehicle (LSV), Pure Electric Vehicles (PEV), and PV solar electric energy in the United States Marine Corps commercial vehicle fleet at Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow.