DLA News Archive

Tag: privatization

Feb. 1, 2022

Energy support to Fort Hood, a Utilities Privatization success story

A new video about DLA Energy’s Utilities Privatization supporting Fort Hood, Texas, highlights the successes of a DLA Energy program to help military installations with utilities privatization and energy resiliency efforts. 

Feb. 27, 2020

Utility Services expands support to U.S. Navy

Defense Logistics Agency Energy is expanding its utilities partnership with the U.S. Navy, increasing energy reliability, security and resilience.

Sept. 9, 2019

Sharing Utilities Privatization lessons learned

During the U.S. Department of Energy’s 2019 Energy Exchange in Denver, Colorado, Aug. 20-22, Utilities Privatization, or UP, was a major topic of discussion. When military installations leverage UP, they shift from the role of owner-operator to utility services customers and obtain reliable, technologically-current utility systems at a relatively lower cost than they would under continued government ownership. 

Aug. 12, 2019

Joint Base San Antonio privatizes base utilities

A new 50-year fixed-price utilities privatization contract will upgrade Joint Base San Antonio, Texas, electric and natural gas distribution systems and improve installation mission readiness. In the privatization process, military installations shift from the role of owner operators to utility service customers.

March 27, 2019

Keesler AFB gets big energy boost

Defense Logistics Agency Energy is keeping Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, running stronger with two new contract awards – a 50-year Utilities Privatization Contract and a 22-year financed term Energy Savings Performance Contract.

Nov. 21, 2018

Fort Campbell privatizes electrical distribution system

Army’s Fort Campbell in Kentucky got a new owner for its electrical distribution system thanks to a Defense Logistics Agency Energy utilities privatization contract award. Beginning Nov. 10, City Light & Power, Inc. owns, operates and maintains the installation’s system with plans to improve infrastructure, modernize equipment and develop standardized electrical distribution practices.

June 8, 2017

DLA Energy Utility Services contracts two Wastewater Treatment Plants at Fort Polk

A ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrating two new and improved wastewater treatment plants was held to meet the growing needs of the Army Garrison Fort Polk installation, Louisiana, May 24.

Oct. 13, 2016

Eglin to privatize all four utility systems

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Air Force Civil Engineer Center website — The Defense Logistics Agency awarded a utilities privatization contract to Choctawhatchee Electric Cooperative, or CHELCO, to own, operate and maintain the electrical system infrastructure at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida for 50 years.