RICHMOND, Virginia, April 8, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Dominion Energy has been awarded a $ 47.9 million Energy Service Contract (UESC) for the Marine Corps Base (MCB) Quantico. Naval Facilities Engineering Systems Command (NAVFAC) Washington provided contracts and technical support, awarding this project Sep 24, 2020 on behalf of the Marine Corps Installations Command (MCICOM) supporting the MCB Quantico.
The project will strengthen the energy resilience of MCB Quantico, installing new generators to support critical facilities via on-site micro-grids during emergency operations. In addition, it calls for the refurbishment of an existing microturbine system that will reduce peak demand at MCB Quantico and lower electricity costs for the federal government. Energy savings of $ 1.6 million are scheduled annually with equipment upgrades, HVAC repairs and LED lighting installations.
“This is a great opportunity for Dominion Energy to provide our industry expertise to improve energy resilience and help save money for MCB Quantico,” said Ed Baine, President – Dominion Energy Virginia. “We appreciate the excellent work done by members of the military and look forward to supporting their mission.”
Dominion Energy and its subcontractor, Energy Systems Group, a nationally recognized energy services company, will operate, maintain, repair and replace base energy facilities for the duration of the contract. . Construction of the project will be completed in 28 Feb 2023. The global contract will last until March 1, 2044.
The project is part of NAVFAC Washington’s decision to contract with utilities that have expertise in the replacement, operation and maintenance of energy infrastructure. NAVFAC Washington awarded the contract following a call for tenders.
Dominion Energy, through its Federal Energy Solutions team, privatized 11 facilities and supplied several UESCs, enabling the federal government to save energy, improve reliability, resiliency and efficiency. .
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SOURCE Dominion Energy Virginia