US $80B in Contracts Awarded by DOE

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced on December 18, 2008, the award of new Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) Energy Savings Performance Contracts (ESPCs) to sixteen Energy Service Companies (ESCOs). These contracts could result in up to US $80 billion in energy efficiency, renewable energy and water conservation projects at federally-owned buildings and facilities.

The federal government is the largest single user of energy in the United States and DOE said that these awards demonstrate a commitment to sound government stewardship by recognizing efforts to save energy, reduce federal energy costs, cut greenhouse gas emissions, bring more cutting-edge technologies to use, strengthen national security and create a stronger economy.

“This set of awards will ensure that federal agencies have access to powerful tools for alternative financing at a scale that is needed to meet our challenge of reducing energy intensity, increasing the use of renewable energy, and decreasing water consumption.” U.S. DOE Secretary Samuel Bodman said.

The new contracts were awarded to the following Energy Service Companies (ESCOs):
  • Ameresco Inc.
  • Chevron Energy Solutions
  • Clark Realty Builders
  • Consolidated Edison Solutions Inc.
  • Constellation Energy Projects & Services Group Inc.
  • FPL Energy Service Inc.
  • Honeywell Internationa, Inc.
  • Johnson Controls Government Systems LLC
  • Lockheed Martin Services Inc.
  • McKinstry Essention Inc.
  • Pepco Energy Services
  • Siemens Government Services Inc.
  • TAC Energy Solutions
  • The Benham Companies LLC
  • Trane U.S. Inc.
For more information from DOE, click here.
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