The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division (NSWCCD) has issued a Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) discussing Energy Conservation Applications for the U.S. Navy. The BAA solicits innovative concepts from industry and academia that can introduce applications for Navy shipboard energy conservation and carbon footprint reduction with the potential for rapid transition to Fleet operation. The target segment of the Fleet is the ships operated by Military Sealift Command: Combat Logistics Force, Auxiliaries and Sealift. The Navy may consider changes to shipboard operation, existing products, modifications or adaptations to existing products, or new products where the concept can be integrated with appropriate ships. The solicitation number for this BAA is N0016709BAA01. To be considered, white papers must be submitted by May 6, 2009.