Shaw Awarded Task Orders for Photovoltaic and Energy Efficiency Improvement at U.S. Navy InstallationsPosted by EcoFriendly
Shaw Awarded Task Orders for Photovoltaic and Energy Efficiency Improvement at U.S. Navy Installations
BATON ROUGE, La.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Shaw Group Inc. (NYSE: SGR) today announced Atlantic Contingency Constructors, LLC (ACC) has been awarded four task orders under a U.S. Navy Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (ID/IQ) contract for global contingency construction awarded in 2006. ACC is a joint venture between Shaw’s Environmental & Infrastructure Group and AECOM Government Services, Inc. The work performed under the task orders will be for the improvement, design and construction of sustainable energy systems at Navy installations in the District of Columbia, Virginia, Maryland, Florida, Mississippi and Texas.
The task orders, totaling up to $100 million, are funded through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, and this amount will be included in the company’s fourth quarter fiscal year 2009 backlog of unfilled orders.
ACC will perform building and lighting efficiency surveys to optimize the performance of various photovoltaic (PV) systems that will be designed and constructed as part of these task orders. The systems may include rooftop- , carport- and ground-mounted systems, as well as solar ventilation preheat and other solar energy systems.
“Federal government agencies continually are moving toward using renewable energy to power their operations and need solutions that address the challenge of fulfilling energy demand with cost-effective solutions and minimal environmental impact,” said George Bevan, president of Shaw’s Environmental & Infrastructure Group. “Shaw’s expertise in design and construction will help the U.S. Navy achieve a more sustainable, cost-effective energy system to meet their current and future needs.”
The Shaw Group Inc. is a leading global provider of technology, engineering, procurement, construction, maintenance, fabrication, manufacturing, consulting, remediation and facilities management services for government and private sector clients in the energy, chemicals, environmental, infrastructure and emergency response markets. A Fortune 500 company with fiscal year 2008 annual revenues of $7 billion, Shaw is headquartered in Baton Rouge, La., with offices and operations in North America, South America, Europe, the Middle East and the Asia-Pacific region. Shaw is the power sector industry leader according to Engineering News-Record\’s list of Top 500 Design Firms. For further information, please visit Shaw\’s Web site at www.shawgrp.com.