Tuesday, September 10 2013
Updated: Tuesday, September 10 2013
The Army has $7bn available for Multiple Award Task Order Contracts (MATOC) to purchase alternative and renewable energy from four sources: biomass, geothermal, solar and wind. Qualified suppliers for biomass have not yet been named.
The 17 companies qualified for wind are:
*Acciona Energy North America Corporation, Chicago, Ill.
*Cobra Industrial Services, Inc., Houston, Texas
*Dominion Energy, Inc., Richmond, Va.
*Duke Energy, Charlotte, N.C.
*EDF Renewable Energy, San Diego, Calif.
*Emerald Infrastructure, San Antonio, Texas
*Enel Green Power North America, Andover, Mass.
*EverPower Wind Holdings, Inc., Pittsburgh, Pa.
*First Wind, Boston, Mass.
*Iberdrola Renewables, LLC, Portland, Ore.
*LTC Federal, LLC, Detroit, Mich.
*NorthlandPower, Inc., Toronto, Ontario
*Siemens Government Technologies, Inc., Arlington, Va.
*Stronghold Engineering, Inc., Riverside, Calif.
*Turn Key Power Consortium, LLC, Orlando, Fla.
*VERT Investment Group, Houston, Texas
*West Texas Power Company, San Angelo, Texas
The military services have a congressional mandate to supply 25% of its permanent facilities’ energy (including heat) from renewables by 2025, with an interim goal of 15% by 2018. The Army by then has committed to procuring and producing 1GW of renewable energy at their permanent installations (and/on 65,000sq km of military land opened up for development).
The qualified contractors will build wind facilities to supply specific Army bases, and permanent installations and facilities.
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