Navy Orders $100M in Solary Energy Systems
Atlantic Contingency Constructors in Norfolk, Va., received 3 task orders totaling up $100 million to install solar energy systems at U.S. Navy shore facilities in the United States, DID reports.
The task orders were awarded under a Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Atlantic multiple-award global contingency construction contract (N62470-06-D-6007).
All of the task orders involve installation of solar energy systems that will be tied to the electrical distribution grid. Altantic Contingency Constructors expects to complete work on the task orders by Sept. 30/10. Funds are provided by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.
A breakdown of the individual task orders follows:
- Task order #10: Installation of photovoltaic systems at Navy shore facilities in Maryland (70%) and Washington, DC (30%); worth up to $8.6 million, with 2 proposals received.
- Task order #11: Installation of photovoltaic systems at Navy shore facilities in Florida (50%), Mississippi (20%), and Texas (30%); worth up to $66.4 million, with 2 proposals received.
- Task order #12: Installation of photovoltaic, solar ventilation preheat, and solar lighting systems at Navy shore facilities in the Norfolk, VA area; worth up to $25.8 million, with 2 proposals received.
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