Interested in Energy Performance Contracting? Learn from the City of Dover, NH about their contract for energy efficiency and electrical and mechanical system improvements, through which they are saving approx. $350,000 annually.
The City of Sanger formed a partnership with Johnson Controls Inc. to upgrade city infrastructure, reduce energy usage, and employ Sanger residents by reducing utility costs, reducing operation and maintenance costs, and decreasing the outlay of capital dollars through the use of an energy performance contract (EPC). Learn more in this narrative on Sanger from the…
Deep Energy Retrofits Using Energy Savings Performance Contracts (ESPCs): Success Stories Show 58% Average Energy Savings
Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI)’s new paper, Deep Energy Retrofits Using Energy Savings Performance Contracts (ESPCs) looks at the model of using long-term performance contracting to avoid upfront capital costs and tie payment to verification of energy and cost savings. The paper covers the following best practices, and then shares case studies of seven federal building…
GAO Review of Energy Savings Performance Contracts: Additional Actions Needed to Improve Federal Oversight
The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) has released a publication of its findings in reviewing federal energy savings performance contracts (ESPC), also known as energy performance contracts (EPC). The full GAO report is available here, and excerpts from the introductory summary are shared below. Why GAO Did This Study Constrained budgets and increasing energy efficiency…
The City of Bellflower is requesting proposals for energy performance contracting, due December 29, 2014. To review the RFP click here.
San Bernardino’s East Valley Water District Pursues Energy Performance Contract for Demand Response and EE Savings
Learn on Greentech Media about how the water utility expects to save more than $500,000 annually through energy efficiency and demand response measures in a $4 million, ten-year energy performance contract with Honeywell, which implements a system to allow participation in Southern California Edison (SCE)’s OpenADR demand response program.
Yuba County Completes First Solar Project, Energy Efficiency Measures through Energy Performance Contract
Yuba County has completed a set of solar and energy efficiency projects using an energy performance contract. The solar installation is expected to generate over 1 Megawatt of electricity at two sites and, together with a set of energy efficiency measures, reduce the county’s annual energy purchases by 50 percent. The project’s energy efficiency improvements…
Learn about local governments’ use of energy performance contracting (EPC) to tie contracted energy improvements to realized energy and cost savings here in Architect Magazine.
The purpose of this solicitation is to fund Applied Research and Development projects that reduce the environmental and public health impacts of electricity generation and make the electricity system less vulnerable to climate impacts. The deadline to submit applications is October 9th, 2017. Characterization and mitigation of climate change consequences for hydropower generation and electricity…
PG&E has shared a new Advice Letter updating the information on their High Opportunity Program or Project (HOPP) Pay for Performance program. You can read the letter in
Excerpted coverage from the Simi Valley Acorn is below: get the full March 22nd story on the Simi Valley Acorn‘s website here. The City of Simi Valley is going solar.
New Long Beach Courthouse Designed With Whole-Building, Performance-Based Infrastructure Approach Saves Energy with No Public Debt
The new LEED-Gold certified Governor George Deukmejian Courthouse opened and became occupied last month, and is now keeping occupants comfortable with a sleek new sustainable design that allows for low energy bills. The building uses efficient design and energy-efficient HVAC to keep heating and cooling needs low, and also has automated light-harvesting systems, water-efficient landscaping, and good access…
Upcoming Aug. 2016 Fed. Government Webinars – Benchmarking in Portfolio Manager, Energy Efficiency Financing, Waste Management, Resilient Solar Retrofits, and More
A list of August 2016 webinars is shared below from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s State and Local Agency Newsletter. For details, scroll down. ENERGY STAR Webinars
The City of Grass Valley’s June 28th City Council meeting celebrated the completion of a number of municipal energy efficiency and solar projects through an energy performance contract with Opterra Energy, including new solar generation, LED
Upcoming Federal Agency Webcasts: Ask the Expert, EPA Portfolio Manager Training, Renewables for Tribes and Residential and More
See the below upcoming webcasts as shared in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s State and Local Climate and Energy Newsletter: This message provides details about 15 upcoming webcasts offered by federal agencies and