Army contracts with 17 wind power technology companies

Sept. 10, 2013 at 10:10 AM

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Sept. 10 (UPI) -- A U.S. group of wind technology contractors have separately been contracted by the U.S. Army for locally generated, renewable and alternative energy.

Under a Multiple Award Task Order Contracts (MATOC) from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville, Ala., (in conjunction with the Army Energy Initiatives Task Force) the companies are eligible to compete for task orders to provide renewable energy to Department of Defense facilities.

The companies are: Acciona Energy North America Corporation; Cobra Industrial Services Inc.; Dominion Energy Inc.; Duke Energy; EDF Renewable Energy; Emerald Infrastructure; Enel Green Power North America; EverPower Wind Holdings Inc.; First Wind; Iberdrola Renewables LLC; LTC Federal LLC; NorthlandPower, Inc. (of Canada); Siemens Government Technologies Inc.; Stronghold Engineering Inc.; Turn Key Power Consortium LLC; VERT Investment Group; and West Texas Power Company.

The MATOC leverages Department of Defense authority to contract up to 30 years under Title 10 USC 2922a. The Army is issuing MATOCs in four energy areas: geothermal, solar, wind, and biomass.

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