Contract Connections: Energy & Sustainability                Maryland Department of Business & Economic Development       ...
Introduction         Lead Associate with Booz Allen Hamilton                  Supporting Army’s Energy Initiatives Task ...
Booz Allen Hamilton         Leading management and technology firm         Partners with clients to solve their most imp...
Best Practices in the Federal Energy & Sustainability Field         Developing a Sustainable Energy Strategy:            ...
Lessons Learned in Contracting with Federal Government         Who’s buying the energy and creditworthiness of Buyer?    ...
Industry Forecast         Federal Government’s energy market is strong                  There will be much demand for pr...
Areas of Collaboration         State, County and Municipal governments have similar requirements         and challenges a...
Questions?                                                  Robert B. Eidson                                              ...
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  1. 1. Contract Connections: Energy & Sustainability Maryland Department of Business & Economic Development Robert B. Eidson 14 May 2012 0Booz Allen Hamilton Proprietary: This document is confidential and is intended solely for the use and information of the client to whom it is addressed.
  2. 2. Introduction  Lead Associate with Booz Allen Hamilton  Supporting Army’s Energy Initiatives Task Force (EITF)  Established by Secretary of the Army in Sep 2011 to act as the central management office for large-scale renewable energy project development on Army land through private financing  Energy Services Company experience  Lead project developer with Chevron Energy Solutions on the Fort Detrick Central Utility Plant, Frederick, MD  Managed 6 other renewable or CHP energy transactions on federal land with Army, VA, Navy, DHS, NIH/DHHS, State of TN, State if IL, and State of MD  Director, Redevelopment of Pershing Hall, Paris, France (VA’s first EUL)  Managed energy business VA’s enhanced-use leasing (EUL) program  Veteran of the U.S. Marine CorpsBooz Allen Hamilton Proprietary: This document is intended solely for the use and information of the client to whom it is addressed. 1
  3. 3. Booz Allen Hamilton  Leading management and technology firm  Partners with clients to solve their most important and complex problems, making their mission our mission  Serve every military service of the DoD and many civilian departments and agencies  Have worked with the State of MD and University of MDBooz Allen Hamilton Proprietary: This document is intended solely for the use and information of the client to whom it is addressed. 2
  4. 4. Best Practices in the Federal Energy & Sustainability Field  Developing a Sustainable Energy Strategy:  Energy efficiency: reducing cost and consumption (demand-side improvements)  Renewable/clean energy production: on-site. renewable energy generation, backed-up by utility interconnection or on-site, back-up generation through private financing (supply-side improvements)  Leveraging underutilized/unused land to obtain energy generation and energy efficiency assets that enhance mission and energy security  Fort Detrick, Frederick, MD: Army’s first energy-based EUL project providing high quality power and thermal energy, with 99.999% up-time to National Interagency Bio-defense Campus  Aberdeen Proving Grounds, MD: Army’s largest commercial building PPP for tenant space and enhanced missionBooz Allen Hamilton Proprietary: This document is intended solely for the use and information of the client to whom it is addressed. 3
  5. 5. Lessons Learned in Contracting with Federal Government  Who’s buying the energy and creditworthiness of Buyer?  Single most important issue with regard to financing energy projects with any Government – Federal, State or Municipal)  Who is warranting the delivery of the project and the energy?  Second most important issue in financing transaction  Aberdeen Proving Grounds, MD: Army’s largest commercial building PPP for tenant space and enhanced mission  Do your own due diligence before going to market  How is the mission enhanced or otherwise affected?  Economics: What do you pay now for energy; what do you plan to pay?  Who are the off-takers of the energy?  Are you offering a suitable and clean site (NEPA)?  What are the interconnection and integration issues?  Regulatory issues: RPS, permitting, legal authorities, etc.  What is your acquisition strategy?Booz Allen Hamilton Proprietary: This document is intended solely for the use and information of the client to whom it is addressed. 4
  6. 6. Industry Forecast  Federal Government’s energy market is strong  There will be much demand for private sector financing  Opportunities for PPPs with municipal and interested State markets near military or federal installations  Other military services considering the Army’s EITF approach  States offering the best Renewable Portfolio Standards (RPS) will have the advantage  Financial markets and energy development industry primed for opportunitiesBooz Allen Hamilton Proprietary: This document is intended solely for the use and information of the client to whom it is addressed. 5
  7. 7. Areas of Collaboration  State, County and Municipal governments have similar requirements and challenges as the Feds  Requirements for energy efficiency and renewable energy  Need for Waste-to-Energy solutions for municipal solid waste and wastewater treatment  Community-based approaches can be pursued through the Federal Grant & Cooperative Agreement Act (31 USC 6305)  An executive agency shall use a cooperative agreement as the legal instrument reflecting a relationship between the United States Government and a State, a local government, or other recipient when— (1)the principal purpose of the relationship is to transfer a thing of value to the State, local government, or other recipient to carry out a public purpose of support or stimulation authorized by a law of the United States instead of acquiring (by purchase, lease, or barter) property or services for the direct benefit or use of the United States Government; and (2)substantial involvement is expected between the executive agency and the State, local government, or other recipient when carrying out the activity contemplated in the agreement.Booz Allen Hamilton Proprietary: This document is intended solely for the use and information of the client to whom it is addressed. 6
  8. 8. Questions? Robert B. Eidson Lead Associate Booz Allen Hamilton/Arlington, VA Senior Energy Advisor/Contractor Army Energy Initiatives Task Force (EITF) Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary (Energy & Sustainability) Eidson_robert@bah.com 423-773-1496 7Booz Allen Hamilton Proprietary: This document is intended solely for the use and information of the client to whom it is addressed.

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