Administered by the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP), the Utility Program has fostered collaboration among federal agencies and their serving utilities for more than 25 years.

FEMP's Utility Program helps agencies leverage their utility budgets to meet energy- and water-efficiency, renewable-energy, and energy-resilience objectives, while helping utilities meet the needs of their federal customers.

To help establish and enhance federal agency-utility working relationships, the Utility Program convenes stakeholder meetings to discuss best practices and lessons learned, the state of the industry, and the latest approaches to cost-effective energy management at federal sites. It also hosts on-site, on-demand, and live online trainings on how to execute utility energy service contract (UESC) projects—a key form of agency-utility partnership—and provides expert technical support in implementing them.

Browse other topics available in FEMP’s Energy and Project Procurement Development Services section.

About UESCs
Defines UESCs and the benefits of using, describes existing contract types, and explains how to report UESC project data.
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UESC Project Support
Outlines FEMP's UESC support options including using project facilitators, training opportunities, and technical assistance.
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Contacts
FEMP utility team contacts offer expert assistance with implementing federal utility energy service contracts.
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Case Studies
Browse case studies of successful federal projects.
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Federal and Utility Collaboration
Provides information and links related to the mission, membership, and meetings of the Federal Utility Partnership Working Group.
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Incentives and Load Management
Provides resources for project incentives, demand response programs, and time variable pricing programs.
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Resources
Lists resources, including the UESC Guide, to help federal agencies implement UESCs.
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