RFP issued for a Solar Project at TEAD
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) - Sacramento, in coordination with the Army Office of Energy Initiatives and Tooele Army Depot (TEAD), issued a request for proposal (RFP) for a large-scale renewable energy solar enhanced use lease (EUL) project at TEAD.
The potential EUL project will generate a minimum of 10 megawatts (MW) alternating current (AC) of renewable energy, all of which will be available to the electrical grid. A pre-proposal event for industry attendees will be held on July 30, 2015 at TEAD, and the RFP is scheduled to close on August 24, 2015.
TEAD is located approximately 35 miles west of Salt Lake City International Airport. The installation specializes in ammunition logistics and the engineering of ammunition and ammunition related equipment. As the western hub for the United States' Joint Services, TEAD issues, receives, stores, maintains, demilitarizes and tests ammunition. Additionally, designs, develops, fabricates and fields ammunition related equipment. The munitions and equipment from TEAD are used throughout the world.
This installation has been selected to support a key outcome for the Army 2025 strategy for installations, energy, and environment: to provide a ready and resilient Army, strengthened by secure access to energy, water, and land resources in order to preserve future choice in a rapidly changing world.
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