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US Military Electricity Contracts, October 2006

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Our readers aren’t the only ones with electricity bills to pay. Governments of all levels get them, including the military. In addition, the military’s purchasing power often makes it easier and cheaper for federal civilian government agencies to include themselves in these contracts than to negotiate and manage their own. Individual locations like the Fermi National Accelerator Lab can rack up truly impressive annual bills – and see these March 2006 New Jersey & Maryland contracts as another recent example. Unless otherwise specified, all electricity contracts are firm-fixed-price and were issued by the Defense Energy Support Center (DESC) at Fort Belvoir, VA. They include over $290 million worth of contracts: Oct 26/06: Pepco Energy Services in Arlington, VA won a maximum $5.1 million firm fixed price contract for electricity. Using services are the US Army, and Department of Energy. Other locations of performance are Fort Dix, NJ, and Bettis Atomic Lab, PA (see this DID article for coverage of Bettis) There were 156 proposals solicited and 13 responded. Date of performance completion is December 31, 2008 (SP0600-05-R-0413). Oct 23/06: Constellation New Energy in Chicago, IL won a maximum $10.5 million contract. Using services are the US Army, Air Force, and […]

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