Lockheed signs energy-performance contract w/DOE

Posted on August 8, 2011

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The Energy Department has  forged a partnership with Lockheed Martin to increase energy efficiency through data center consolidation and IT enhancements.

The partnership is the first use of a federal Energy Savings Performance Contract to reach sustainability goals through improved IT practices, DOE and Lockheed Martin officials said. ESPC contracts let agencies embark on energy-savings projects without upfront capital costs and without special congressional appropriations.

DOE will focus on projects for the agency’s headquarters, IT infrastructures and the Continuity of Operations facility in Albuquerque, N.M., said Jake Wooley, manager of IT Sustainability Programs within Energy’s Office of the CIO.   [continue reading]

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