DoD Announces Additional Awards for $7 Billion Renewable Energy Program

The Department of Defense has announced three additional contract awards under its Multiple Award Task Order Contract for renewable and alternative energy. DoD uses the MATOC to procure reliable, locally generated, renewable, and alternative energy through power purchase agreements.  In its February 20, 2014, release, DoD announced the following awards by the Army Corps of Engineers:

  • Biomass technology – to Ameresco, Inc., of Framingham, Massachusetts; and Wheelabrator Technologies, Inc., of Hampden, New Hamshire.
  • Wind technology – to Ameresco, Inc., of Framingham, Massachusetts;  M. Arthur Gensler, Jr. & Assoc., of Dallas, Texas; and Infigen Energy US Development LLC, of  Dallas, Texas.
  • Solar technology – to Ameresco, Inc., of Framingham, Massachusetts; Chevron Energy Solutions Co., of San Francisco, California; Constellation NewEnergy, Inc., of Baltimore, Maryland; Distributed Sun, LLC, of Washington, D.C.; Energy Ventures, LLC, of Rockville, Maryland; First Solar Development, Inc., of San Francisco, California; FLS Energy, of Asheville, North Carolina; Linc Government Services, LLC, of Hopkinsville, Kentucky; RE Independence Co. LLC, of San Francisco, California; Sun Edison Government Solutions, LLC, of Beltsville, Maryland; Sun Edison LLC, of Beltsville, Maryland.; SunWize Technologies, Inc., of San Jose, California, TransGen Energy, Inc., of Rockville, Maryland.; Victory Renewables, LLC, of Juno Beach, Florida; and EDF Renewable Energy, of San Diego, California.

These awards are for indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contracts which allow the contractors to compete for task orders for renewable energy projects on DoD installations. The maximum total capacity for all contracts is $7,000,000,000.00.

About William Van Huis

Bill Van Huis is a Senior Writer/Analyst for Wolters Kluwer Law & Business who tracks and analyzes new regulations impacting federal government contracting. He also follows court decisions involving bid protests and contract disputes. You can find his work in WK publications like Government Contract Reports and the FAR and DFARS Matrix Tools. Bill is a Certified Professional Contracts Manager, and he has a law degree from Southern Illinois University, where he graduated summa cum laude. Prior to joining WK, Bill worked both inside and outside state and local government in the areas of procurement and municipal finance. Bill also worked as a staff attorney for the Illinois Supreme Court.
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