U.S. Department of Energy - Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

ESPC, UESC, and Appropriations Project Development

This curriculum offers courses related to financing the implementation of energy and water efficiency projects. These courses help to pair available project financing options with specific project situations in an effort to prevent stalled, unfunded projects.

Energy and Water Efficiency Project Financing
Title Level Length CEUs FBPTA Alignment
Project Facilitator Fundamentals Introductory 4 hours 0.40
Utility Energy Service Contracts (UESC) and Energy Project Incentive Funds Introductory 1.5 hours 0.20
Energy Savings Performance Contracts: Five Phases to Success Intermediate 3.5 hours 0.40 4.3.3, 4.5.8
Just in Time ESPC Webinars Session 1: Managing Your Investment-Grade Audit Intermediate 1 hour 0.10
Just in Time ESPC Webinars Session 2: The Critical Path to Success Intermediate 1.25 hours 0.20
Just in Time ESPC Webinars Session 3: Crossing the Finish Line to Award Intermediate 1 hour 0.10
Just in Time ESPC Webinars Session 4: ESPC Implementation/Construction Period - Not Your Conventional Design, Build Intermediate 2.5 hours 0.30
Just in Time ESPC Webinars Session 5: Ensuring ESPC Project Performance after Acceptance Intermediate 1.5 hours 0.20
Measurement and Verification in ESPCs Intermediate 3 hours 0.40
Placing UESC Task Orders Under a GSA Areawide Contract Intermediate 1.5 hours 0.20
Energy Savings Performance Contracting: An Advanced Guide Advanced 8.5 hours 0.90 4.3.3, 4.5.8
Executing Utility Energy Service Contracts: An Advanced Guide Advanced 4.5 hours 0.50
Realizing the Potential of Underutilized ECMs in ESPCs Advanced 3.5 hours 0.40
Supplemental Non-Accredited Courses
Renewable Energy Technologies and Procurement
Title Level Length CEUs FBPTA Alignment
ESPC ESA Webinar Series: Photovoltaic Project Considerations Introductory 1.5 hours 0.20
ESPC ESA Webinar Series: ESPC ENABLE Contract Vehicle Overview Intermediate 1.5 hours 0.20
ESPC ESA Webinar Series: ESPC IDIQ Contract Vehicle Overview Intermediate 1.5 hours 0.20
ESPC ESA Webinar Series: Overview and Requirements Intermediate 1.5 hours 0.20
ESPC ESA Webinar Series: Site-Specific Stand-Alone Contract Vehicle Overview Intermediate 1.5 hours 0.20
Utility Engagement
Title Level Length CEUs FBPTA Alignment
Utility Energy Service Contracts (UESC) and Energy Project Incentive Funds Introductory 1.5 hours 0.20
Federal On-Site Renewable Power Purchase Agreements Intermediate 2.5 hours 0.30
Placing UESC Task Orders Under a GSA Areawide Contract Intermediate 1.5 hours 0.20
Executing Utility Energy Service Contracts: An Advanced Guide Advanced 4.5 hours 0.50
Selecting, Implementing, and Funding Photovoltaic Systems in Federal Facilities Advanced 3.5 hours 0.40 4.1.2