NAVFAC Southwest will receive the SECNAV Energy Excellence Award for Technology Development and Innovation

SAN DIGO – The Marine Corps Engineering Systems Command (NFFC) Southwest Naval Energy (SECNAV) Energy Award was announced in 2021 in Washington, DC.

Each year, the SECNAV Energy Rewards Program recognizes excellence in the Department of Naval Energy in the areas of energy safety, new technology, innovation, program management, and competency. This year’s presentations reflect the hard work and commitment of department leaders who appreciate the importance of energy conservation and readiness, lethality and modernity.

NAVFAC Southwest Public Works Energy and Acquisition Team has awarded six utility contracts (UESCs) worth more than $ 43.2 million between 2017 and 2021. These projects result in an estimated 125,000 MBTU and energy savings of 3.2 million annually. Navy.

The NAVFAC Southwest Energy and Acquisition Team has met these requirements and successfully faced challenges in improving the overall energy security situation in the Southwest Air Force. “From the initial concept design, project development and awards, to construction and implementation, this team has successfully awarded these complex projects in unprecedented timelines. This is only possible with great teamwork and coordination as well as excellent connections with our service partners on SW Navy and USC installations.

These projects covered a number of naval and naval corporations by three different regulated utility companies. Installations used for these projects include Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Port Hueneme Division, Naval Air Station Lemoore, Naval Weapons Station (NWS) Seal Beach, Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Miramar and Marine. Corps Base (MCB) Camp Pendleton. Contractors for these projects are San Diego Gas and Electric, Southern California Gas Company and Southern California Edison.

These projects include the NSWC Port Hunting Unit, the photovoltaic car port with the photovoltaic cart at the charging stations, the MCAS Miramar, the water heat pumps at the MCAS Miramar, and the high efficiency of the mission critical building. At WW Seal Beach, the expansion of measuring and instrumentation control systems at MCB Camp Pendelton, drinking water resistance, and NSS
These projects include lighting improvements and improvements, HVC and control systems, approval of various control systems, boiler upgrades and replacements, implementation of variable frequency drives, irrigation improvements and various other technologies to improve efficiency and resilience.

Law and policy require all UESC projects to be economically viable, cost-effective, to be of interest management and protection programs, and to include incentives from the utility. The Navy Policy also requires that all energy projects meet the requirements set out in P-602 The 3 Pillars of Energy Security. In general, these requirements can make the project economy more challenging, resulting in many projects being delayed in project deadlines. Recommendations received from the three utility companies include extended device warranty, performance verification for certain technologies, and maintenance and repair services. These incentives cost more than $ 175,000.

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Date taken: 10.08.2021
Date posted 10.15.2021 15:33
History ID: 407367
Place San Diego, California, USA

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