Ensuring Success: Best Practices & Lessons Learned in Financed Energy Projects  

Education Type: 
1.5 Hours
0.2 CEU
Sponsored by: 

DOE Federal Energy Management Program - FEMP

This 2020 Energy Exchange Extra session discusses real-life examples of energy savings performance contracts (ESPCs), utility energy service contracts (UESCs), and ESPC ENABLE projects converting a variety of energy conservation measures (ECMs) and focuses on best practices and lessons learned during project development, financing, construction, and the performance period.


Natasha Shah, Vice President, NORESCO

Nathan Pennington, Lead Contracting Officer, Department of Veterans Affairs

Michael Ringenberg, ESPC/UESC Program Manager, U.S. Air Force

Peter Flynn, Managing Partner, Bostonia Partners

Scott Wolf, Federal Project Executive, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this training, attendees will be able to:

  • Ensure a fence-to-fence project that maximizes scope;
  • Recognize ways to streamline project development in ESPC and UESC projects;
  • Identify the factors that influence finance rates and how to ensure lowest rates and best value for the government; and
  • Recognize how to choose the appropriate level of measurement and verification for the energy conservation measures installed.
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