Schneider Electric has receivedÂ a self-funding energy savings performance contract fromÂ the U.S. Navy to helpÂ implement infrastructure updates acrossÂ 90 buildings that work to generate energy cost savings of $114 million.
The contractÂ requires the implementation of data center and electrical enhancementsÂ as well asÂ energy conservation measures at Naval Base Coronado and Naval Base San Clemente Island through 2018, theÂ company said April 5.
Schneider Electric added the projectÂ aimsÂ toÂ generate the targetÂ energy cost savings through a 19-year term post-construction and expand the Navy’s renewable energy portfolio atÂ no additionalÂ cost.
“Federal facilities face a number of unique challenges, including aging infrastructure coupled with today’s climate of rising overhead costs, limited budgets and government mandates, making it essential for these facilities to run at maximum efficiency at all times, ” said Jeff Sherman, Schneider Electric director for federal energy and sustainability services.
Sherman added the company — through the ESPC — will work to helpÂ the service branch achieve its energy conservation goals and meet government mandates without usingÂ taxpayer funds.
Infrastructure updates requiredÂ under the contract cover:
- 6, 300 lighting fixtures/controls
- 2, 100 tons of cooling equipment
- 2, 000-MBH boiler plant
- 476-kilowatt solar photovoltaic system
- Two five-megawatt substations
- 1.5 MW backup diesel generator
- Five performance optimized datacenters withÂ 72 IT enclosures, 30 in-row cooling units and 10 power distribution units
- Building envelop update
- Control enhancementsÂ for energy conservation measures and building systems