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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Engineering and Support Center in Huntsville, Ala., has awarded contracts to 11 companies that will provide design and build support for energy and energy conservation projects at facilities worldwide.

These contracts are not part of the $7 billion multiple award task order contract for renewable and alternative energy power production for Department of Defense installations. It is a separate contract vehicle.

The $600 million shared capacity contract will be for the design and construction of conventional and renewable energy projects (e.g., solar walls; solar hot water; day lighting; geothermal heating and cooling systems; heating, ventilation and air conditioning replacement; solar thermal roof tile heating systems; installation of solar tubes and controls; lighting retrofits; photovoltaic roof systems; geothermal domestic hot water; geothermal heating plants; building envelope improvements; installation of direct digital controls; energy monitoring and control systems; and wind turbines).

The Army says the scope of services includes all design, construction and construction-related work. The contract specifies a duration of one base year and four option years.

Companies receiving awards are as follows:

- AMEC Environment & Infrastructure Inc., Plymouth Meeting, Pa.;
- Ameresco Inc., Framingham, Mass.;
- Balfour Beatty Energy Solutions, Fairfax, Va.;
- CH2M Hill Constructors, Englewood, Colo.;
- Eaton Corp., Raleigh, N.C.;
- ECC Energy Conservation LLC, Burlingame, Calif;
- Perini Management Services Inc. Framingham, Mass.;
- Science Applications International Corp., McLean, Va.;
- Shaw Environmental & Infrastructure, Austin, Texas;
- URS Group Inc., Washington, D.C.; and
- Weston Solutions Inc., West Chester, Pa.

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