Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Mid-Atlantic awarded Duke Energy Progress, of Raleigh, North Carolina, $48,787,671 for firm-fixed-price task order under a General Services Administration area-wide contract for the implementation of eight energy conservation measures at Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune.
The work to be performed provides for implementation of cost-effective energy conservation measures that include: installation of automatic meter-reading (AMR) compliant meters, upgrade AMR meters at photovoltaic locations, provide a new mobile meter data collector and meter data management software, retrofit existing lighting systems with light emitting diode systems, retrofit all elevated taxiway, runway, taxiway, in-pavement and approach lighting, upgrade multiple substations and replace heating, ventilation, and air conditioning chillers.
The primary goal of the project is to reduce energy consumption and provide more resilient and sustainable facility infrastructure.
Work will be performed in Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, and is expected to be completed by October 2021. Fiscal 2019 operations and maintenance (Marine Corps) contract funds in the amount of $33,114,052 are obligated on this award and will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.
The Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 authorizes agencies to use appropriations, private financing, or a combination to comply with its requirements for utility energy service contracts for evaluations/project implementation. For this project, the Navy has agreed to pay for the remaining costs of services/construction from project financing which will be obtained by Duke Energy Progress.
The contract was procured under the authority of Title 10 U.S. Code Section 2304(c)(5), which expressly authorizes or requires that the acquisition be made through another agency or from a specific source, as implemented by Federal Acquisition Regulation 6.302-5. Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Mid-Atlantic, Norfolk, Virginia, is the contracting activity (GS-00P-14-BSD-1005, N40085-19-F-9253)