The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers pre-qualified a four-company team led by TransGen Energy to bid for solar projects at U.S. military installations throughout the United States and its territories. TransGen Energy is serving as prime contractor for the TransGen Solar Team. The team will deliver solar projects under PPAs with the U.S. Department of Defense. Another team member is ConEdison Solutions and will oversee and operate each installed solar facility. The third partner, Quanta Solar Solutions and they will install the awarded solar sites.
U.S. Department of Defense
U.S. Army and Lockheed Martin officials commissioned the first U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) grid-tied microgrid integrating both renewable resources and energy storage at Fort Bliss, Texas. The project was funded by the DoD’s Environmental Security Technology Certification Program. The Fort Bliss grid-tied microgrid is designed to reduce overall greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and energy costs while providing the capability to operate independent of the electric utility grid when needed to provide energy security.