The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville, awarded 13 contracts to biomass technology contractors, including Acciona Energy North America Corp., EDF Renewable Energy, Energy Management Inc., Honeywell and Siemens.
The qualified companies will be eligible to bid on future biomass renewable energy task orders. The contracts will help support the Army reach a congressionally mandated energy goal of 25 percent power generation from renewable power sources by 2025.
The awards complete the first round for each of the four technologies under the $7 billion Multiple Award Task Order Contracts (MATOC) for renewable and alternative energy power production for Department of Defense installations. The previous awards were for geothermal, wind and solar.