Huntsville Center Energy Workshop set with focus on third party finance, utility services contracting

Huntsville Center Public Affairs
Published June 20, 2023

The U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville (Huntsville Center) is hosting an Energy Workshop Aug. 1-3 at the Jackson Center located in Huntsville’s Cummins Research Park.

The focus of the workshop is on Huntsville Center’s capabilities in the Energy Savings Performance Contracting (ESPC) and Utility Energy Services Contracting (UESC) programs. This year's theme as "Innovation and New Technology Integration."

As the Army's exclusive agency for third party financed acquisitions, Huntsville Center holds this annual workshop for customers and stakeholders, utility providers and all Energy Service Companies (ESCOs) holding contracts on the Center’s $1.5 billion Multiple Award Task Order Contract (MATOC). 

Unlike other U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Divisions and Districts, Huntsville Center has no geographic boundaries allowing the Center to develop, award, and maintain long-term energy projects worldwide. The Center’s Energy Division currently has a $2 billion ESPC portfolio and a $1 billion UESC portfolio.

Huntsville Center’s customers include Army, Navy and Air Force garrisons, Army Material Command (AMC), Installation Management Command (IMCOM), Deputy Chief of Staff of Army (DCS-G9), Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Energy and Sustainment (DASA-ES), Assistant Secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy and Environment (ASA-IEE), Air Force Civil Engineer Center (AFCEC), Washington Headquarters Services (WHS), and Headquarters US Army Corps of Engineers (HQUSACE).  

Rep. Gary Palmer, Alabama 6th District and member of the House of Representatives’ Subcommittee on Energy, Grid Security, and Climate Change, and Brendan Owens, Assistant Secretary of the Department of Defense, Energy, Environment, and Infrastructure.

Other speakers include Christine Ploschke, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Energy and Sustainability; Susan Call, Department of Defense Installation Clean Energy & Energy Efficiency; William Kidd, Army Installation Management Command G4 Facilities and Logistics director and Drew White, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Installation Readiness Division chief.

To register for the event, visit

For more information on Huntsville Center’s Energy Division, visit

Release no. 23-002