30 May '14, 1pm

The Dos and Don'ts of Government Renewable Energy Projects

The Dos and Don'ts of Government Renewable Energy Projects

There are some distinct differentiations and decision makers in this emerging and evolving market. Some agencies have established approaches for pre-financed projects, meaning power purchase agreements or energy service performance contracts. In these cases, the government doesn’t procure (buy) products/systems, it just establishes the guidelines and format to share savings or buy electricity or thermal energy. The Department of Interior has designated sites on federal lands, the military services have net zero energy/waste/water bases and buildings. And for instance, the US Army has an EITF initiative for larger projects as well as a contractor preapproval (MATOC) of companies for these larger projects. The General Services Administration (GSA) manages all the federal buildings, and have established goals conforming to Presidential Executive Orders, and previous Energy Le...

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