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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Awards Utility Monitoring and Control Systems Contract to Schneider Electric
$2.5B estimated capacity shared among all awardees; Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity contract
DALLAS – March 4, 2015 – Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management, today announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville, Ala., (USACE HNC) has awarded the company an indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract with an estimated capacity of $2.5B shared among all awardees. Schneider Electric is one of 13 firms on this multiple award task order contract (MATOC). The Utility Monitoring and Control System (UMCS) contract work will provide engineering and services necessary for the procurement of new and/or upgrades to direct digital control systems, HVAC systems, SCADA systems or other automated control systems on government facilities worldwide. It will further provide for the monitoring and control of utilities at government facilities, municipalities and educational institutions to meet specific installation requirements.
Schneider Electric is unique with its manufacturing and worldwide distribution capabilities along with its multi-disciplinary expertise, state-of-the-art solutions and proven performance on thousands of utility monitoring and controls system projects for federal agencies. Schneider Electric can address all aspects of building-related requirements from planning and design to implementation, commissioning and sustainment services for a total integrated solution. Areas of expertise include building controls, security, SCADA, metering, fire safety and analytics technologies for improved performance, efficiency, safety and reliability of federal facilities.
“Government agencies need to run at maximum efficiency at all times, especially in today’s climate of rising overhead costs and limited budgets,” said Jack McCauley, Director, Federal Business, Schneider Electric. “We are excited to continue our partnership with the USACE UMCS Program and offer our combined experience and expertise to reduce the acquisition time for the most advanced energy management and intelligent building technologies.”
USACE maintains a UMCS Mandatory Center of Expertise at the U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center in Huntsville, Ala. The Center manages programs that implement energy improvements and make living and working conditions better for soldiers, civilians and families on military installations and other federal agencies.
About the U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville executes programs and specialized missions worldwide that require unique technical expertise, large acquisitions and centralized program management. In fiscal year 2014 Huntsville Center’s total obligations exceeded $2.5 billion. The Center’s more than 850 civilian and military multi-disciplinary experts include registered engineers and architects, energy managers, scientists, safety professionals, project managers, trainers and supporting staff in fields such as contracting and legal counsel.
About Schneider Electric
As a global specialist in energy management and automation with operations in more than 100 countries, Schneider Electric offers integrated solutions across multiple market segments, including leadership positions in Non-residential & Residential Buildings, Industries & Machines Manufacturers, Utilities & Infrastructure and Data Centers & Networks. Focused on making energy safe, reliable, efficient, productive and green, the company's 170,000 employees achieved revenues of 30 billion US dollars in 2014, through an active commitment to help individuals and organizations make the most of their energy.
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