Many helpful resources about utility energy service contracts (UESCs) are available.
Also see Case Studies.
The Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) offers an ongoing series of workshops and webinars to train federal agencies on how to implement UESC projects. Visit the FEMP Training Search for upcoming training opportunities.
UESC Virtual Center of Expertise
The Virtual Center of Expertise helps federal agencies and utilities significantly streamline the UESC implementation process and access the resources and expertise needed to overcome project barriers. The center provides project teams with FEMP points of contact and maintains a list of agency, utility, and financing experts willing to assist their peers with project implementation based on their own experiences. The center also offers sample documents and templates necessary for UESC implementation. These resources are made available to help promote the benefits of implementing a UESC project.
FEMP maintains a list of contacts from agencies and utilities who volunteered to serve as references to UESC inquiries. These points of contact are available to provide support for contracts, technical services, and regulations in UESC project implementation.
Contact Kaila Raybuck to be directed to a UESC Virtual Center of Expertise point of contact.
Utility Energy Service Contracts Guide: A Resource for Contracting Officers Working on UESC Projects: Compilation of samples and templates to help contracting officers implement task orders for UESCs under existing U.S. General Services Administration areawide contracts.
Project Funding Options: Overview of funding choices for federal energy efficiency and renewable energy projects.
Utility Partnerships Program Overview: Learn about how federal agencies can develop effective partnerships with local serving utilities to meet energy-efficiency, renewable energy, and water-conservation goals.
Utility Energy Service Contracts: Enabling Documents: This document contains legislative, executive, and agency mandates and legal opinions regarding UESCs and energy improvements in federal facilities.
Guide to Purchasing Green Power: Guide to assist federal agencies considering purchases of power from renewable energy sources.
Utility Energy Service Contracts: Lessons Learned: Recommended best practices generated by a growing group of innovative energy managers across multiple successful projects.
Performance Assurance for Multi-Year Contracts Under the Utility Incentive Program: Guidance for federal energy and facility managers on participation in utility programs for the management of electricity demand and energy and water conservation.
Building Life Cycle Cost (BLCC) Programs: These National Institute of Standards and Technology programs help compute and analyze capital investments in buildings: