U.S. Department of Energy - Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
Federal Energy Management Program
Resources on Implementing Energy Savings Performance Contracts
Many resources are available to help Federal agencies implement energy savings performance contracts (ESPCs).
Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity Energy Savings Performance Contracts
Provides an introduction to Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) ESPCs.
ESPC IDIQ Contract (Modified January 2013)
- ESPC IDIQ Contract Modifications (Modifications below are those under the current ESPC IDIQ contract that are applicable to all energy service companies (ESCOs): ESCO specific modifications are not included below. Note that effective dates of modifications may vary slightly.)
Guidance and Frequently Asked Questions
Offers information intended to enhance and clarify ESPC authority and provide policy guidance to agencies that are starting an ESPC, have a project underway, or have already awarded an ESPC.
Overviews and Processes
Outlines processes and considerations to help Federal agencies begin U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) ESPC planning.
FEMP Assistance and Project Facilitation
Includes templates and sample statements of work for engaging a Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) project facilitator.
Energy Service Company Selection, Project Kickoff, Preliminary Assessment
Guides Federal agencies through selecting an energy service company (ESCO), project kickoff and preliminary assessment activities.
Final Proposal and Award
Includes guidance documents and resources surrounding the final ESPC proposal and awarding contracts to selected ESCOs.
Measurement and Verification Plan
Features guidance documents and samples to help Federal agencies create M&V plans.
Implementation, Construction, Project Acceptance
Provides guidance on navigating the implementation stage of ESPC projects.
Post-Installation and Annual Measurement and Verification Performance Reports
Details requirements and guidance for producing and reviewing post-installation and annual M&V reports; Includes guidance to help Federal agencies sustain effective administration of the contract throughout its term and ensure that guaranteed savings are delivered.
Measurement and Verification
Details the execution of M&V activities to determine performance and cost savings across DOE ESPCs.
Operations and Maintenance, Continuous Commissioning, and Retro-Commissioning
Covers ongoing O&M and commissioning activities through the life of the completed ESPC project.
Life Cycle Costing Tools
Helps Federal agencies implement energy- and water-efficiency projects.