The Utility Energy Services Contract (UESC) program offers third party alternative financing using private capital investment combined with appropriated funds and partnering with local utility providers in customer's servicing area.
Working with the utility provider, the program has the expertise and capabilities to deliver renewable and alternative energy sources such as solar, wind, geothermal and biomass projects, or conventional energy conservation measures such as chiller improvements, boiler improvements, lighting improvements, building envelope improvements, water conservation, energy management control systems, utility monitoring control systems, and other related measures and improvements that can be third-party financed.
Typical UESC Timeline
Phase 1: Utility Provider Selection
24 months (typical) for first three phases
Phase 2: Preliminary Assessment
Phase 3: Investment Grade Audit
Phase 4: Implementation
Phase 5: Performance Period
Not to exceed 25 years for implementation and financing
Up to 30 days (typical)
Alternative energy sources that do not qualify as renewable energy sources still offer improvements or benefits in terms of greenhouse gas reductions, reduced overall energy costs and/or improved energy security.
The geographic scope of the UESC program is throughout the United States and the District of Columbia and any U.S territory or land servicing the Army, Navy, Air Force, and other non-Department of Defense (DoD) agencies.
Huntsville Center's UESC program provides risk management and promotes innovative thinking by suggesting creative initiatives to customers.
Our customers are offered alternatives that provide broad and all-encompassing scope resolutions instead of merely cancelling the project if the forecast savings estimates are under-estimated.
The UESC program is a one-stop-shop, centrally executing all program and project management, engineering, technical, legal and acquisition services.
Under 42 U.S.C. 8256, federal agencies are authorized and encouraged to participate in energy efficiency, water conservation, and electricity demand reduction programs offered by gas, water or electric utilities.
Contact the UESC team by calling (256) 895-7481 or send an email.