Army Corps picks qualified pool of wind vendors

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Today, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville, working with the Army Energy Initiatives Task Force (EITF), awarded Multiple Award Task Order Contracts (MATOC) to a group of qualified wind technology contractors.     

The contractors qualified through this process will be able to compete for future wind renewable energy task orders issued under the MATOC by the Army or Department of Defense (DoD). The MATOC leverages the DoD authority to contract up to 30 years under Title 10 USC 2922a.

The 17 companies receiving contracts 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

This MATOC will be used to procure reliable, locally generated, renewable and alternative energy for DoD installations through power purchase agreements (PPA). The $7 billion contract capacity will be expended for PPAs to procure energy during a period of up to 30 years from renewable energy generation systems that are designed, financed, constructed, operated and maintained by contractors using private sector financing. 

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