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The Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) leverages private sector financing with no up-front capital costs and supports federal projects with technical and procurement expertise.

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ESPC, UESC, and Appropriations Funded Project Development

FEMP offers development services for performance contracts to help agencies implement energy and water efficiency projects. Performance contracts include energy savings performance contracts (ESPCs) and utility energy service contracts (UESCs).

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FEMP provides resources, tools, and assistance that help agencies identify and implement distributed energy projects including on-site renewables, storage, and combined heat and power. FEMP also provides assistance for off-site renewable purchases.

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Project Quality Assurance Services

FEMP quality assurance services help ensure federal agency success in implementing energy and water efficiency projects.

Key Resources

Provides a brief overview of key cybersecurity requirements for agencies, utilities, and subcontractor partners on performance contracts.
Provides resources for project incentives, demand response programs, and time variable pricing programs.
Explains utility rate structures to help federal agencies review their electricity rates.
Fact sheet describes the Naval Construction Battalion Center deployment of a microgrid to optimize solar PV, battery storage, and backup generation.
Fact sheet details a utility energy service contract “energy management overhaul” of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut.
Fact sheet provides analysis of a U.S. Coast Guard Yard project to install four 1-MW reciprocating generators that run off landfill gas.
Tool produces a notice of opportunity in Word format that is editable as needed.
Templates for ESPC ESA documentation support federal agency contracting officers and other acquisition team members in executing their projects.
Tool enables agencies and ESCOs to preserve, track, and report information on their energy projects.
Maps show utility service territories committed to supporting their federal customers' energy- and water-management goals.
Application allows federal agencies to request assistance from the Federal Energy Management Program.
Database includes case studies highlighting successful federal agency implementation of energy- and water-efficient measures and technologies.

Featured FEMP Training

ESPCs: Five Phases to Success!
Course introduces learners to ESPC basics, including key concepts, timelines, authorizing legislation, and stakeholder roles and responsibilities.
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