NORFOLK, Va. – Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Atlantic awarded SunPower Corp. Systems, of Richmond, California, a $12,080,010 firm-fixed-price, power purchase agreement for purchase of renewable solar electric energy for Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling (JBAB).
Performance includes work for approximately 8,900-megawatt hours per year, of renewable energy to JBAB, Washington, District of Columbia, through the use of photovoltaic systems.
The production term is 25 years from March 2017 to February 2042. Fiscal 2017 working capital funds (Navy) contract funds in the amount of $377,150 are obligated on this award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.
Maximum contract unit price will be equal to or less than the current rate paid by JBAB for conventional power. Working capital funds (Navy), Fiscal Year 2017 through Fiscal Year 2042, funds the contract.
This contract was approved by the Secretary of Defense in accordance with 10 U.S. Code 2922a, the statute which permits military departments to enter into contracts for provision and operation of energy production facilities and the purchase of energy produced from such facilities for periods up to 30 years.
The Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC), Atlantic, Norfolk, Virginia, is the contracting activity (N62470-17-C-4000). NAVFAC Atlantic competitively procured the contract via the Navy Electronic Commerce Online website, receiving six proposals.