Federal Utility Partnership Working Group (FUPWG)

Source: IEA/IRENA Renewables Policies Database
Last updated: 5 November 2017
The Federal Utility Partnership Working Group (FUPWG) establishes partnerships and facilitates communications among Federal agencies, utilities, and energy service companies (ESCOs). The group develops strategies to implement cost-effective energy efficiency, renewable energy and water conservation projects through utility incentive programmes at Federal sites.
The mission and objectives of the FUPWG are:
Enhance existing or foster new partnerships between Federal agencies and their servicing utilities to identify, develop, and implement cost-effective energy efficiency, water conservation, and renewable energy projects at Federal sites;
Identify how utilities can help Federal agencies meet energy management goals required by legislation;
Expand the communication infrastructure between Federal agencies, specific sites, and utilities regarding all aspects of Federal energy management;
Prepare agencies for upcoming changes in the electric utility industry and provide information regarding recent technological developments in the areas of energy efficiency and water conservation.

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