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DOE Issues New Energy Savings Performance Contracts Solicitation

The Department of Energy released a request for proposals solicitation for the implementation of energy savings performance contracts (ESPCs) at US federal sites worldwide. The intent is to award indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contracts to multiple vendors with a total contract ceiling of $55 billion. DOE is committed to full and open competition with   …Continue Reading

GSA Awards Siemens $37M Energy Savings Performance Contract

The General Services Administration (GSA) recently awarded a $37.2 million task order to Siemens Government Technologies to implement energy efficiency upgrades in its Great Lakes Region (Region 5). Using an Energy Savings Performance Contract (ESPC) from the Department of Energy, the cost of the project will be funded by the energy savings guaranteed by Siemens.   …Continue Reading

GSA Awards $191M in Energy Savings Performance Contracts

The General Services Administration has awarded more than $191 million worth of energy savings performance contracts for nearly 100 buildings as part of its contribution to the Better Buildings Challenge. The GSA says its efforts so far will cut energy use in the facilities by 38 percent. ESPCs allow the government to pay energy service   …Continue Reading

Connecticut Town Signs $10M Energy Savings Performance Contract

Honeywell won a contract to retrofit buildings in the town of Tolland, Conn., and the revitalization project is expected to save the city nearly $600,000 a year in utility and operating expenses, funds that will be used to make energy-efficient upgrades across multiple municipal buildings and four public schools. Tolland will finance a portion of the   …Continue Reading

Housing Authority Signs $5.7m Energy Savings Performance Contract

The Brockton Housing Authority in Brockton, Mass., signed a $5.7 million energy savings performance contract (ESPC) with Ameresco that will provide energy efficiency upgrades to more than 1,200 units in seven developments, and is expected to save the Authority more than $400,000 annually or more than $10.4 million over the 20-year term. With construction expected   …Continue Reading

$8M Upgrades Save Montana State More Than $400,000 Annually

Montana State University says its first energy savings performance contract (ESPC), which was performed by McKinstry, has exceeded the guaranteed energy savings by more than 15 percent. After an intensive energy audit in 2010 laid out numerous opportunities for utility savings, McKinstry’s Bozeman team began work on the $8 million project in 2013. McKinstry guaranteed   …Continue Reading

LED Built to Last 37 Years

Jake Dyson, son of Sir James Dyson, inventor of the Dyson vacuum cleaner, has invented an LED lightbulb that could last 37 years, reports The Guardian. Dyson’s goal was to make an LED that could last for life. But he’s struggled with the fact that the semiconductor chips that produce the light also generate intense   …Continue Reading

Department of Interior Retrofits Headquarters Building

The US Department of the Interior (DOI) has awarded Ameresco an Energy Savings Performance Contract (ESPC) valued at $77 million over its 20-year term to provide for the implementation of water conservation and energy efficiency measures and ongoing energy management services to the DOI headquarters building in Washington, DC. Through the comprehensive ESPC, Ameresco will   …Continue Reading

300 NY Housing Developments to Get Energy Upgrades

NY Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the largest energy savings program for any public housing authority in the country. Through a series of competitive Energy Savings Performance Contracts (ESPC), it is estimated that at least $100 million in work will occur across nearly 300 New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) developments to upgrade and retrofit   …Continue Reading

Federal Program to Train 75,000 Solar Workers

President Obama announced a new federal workforce program to train 75,000 solar workers by 2020. The President made the announcement at an Ameresco-installed solar plant at the Hill Air Force Base in Utah. The US Department of Energy will have the goal to train 75,000 people to enter the solar workforce by 2020, some of   …Continue Reading