AECOM one of several companies awarded USAID clean energy contract worth up to US$350 million

  AECOM one of several companies awarded USAID clean energy contract worth up
  to US$350 million

Business Wire

LOS ANGELES -- January 29, 2013

AECOM Technology Corporation (NYSE: ACM), a leading provider of professional
technical and management support services for public and private clients in
more than 130 countries around the world, announced today that it is one of
seven companies awarded an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ)
contract worth up to a total of US$350 million by the United States Agency for
International Development (USAID) to provide clean energy technical

Under the five-year contract, AECOM may provide technical energy services such
as developing activities and strategy designs; creating enabling environments
for clean energy development and energy-sector reform; incorporating climate
change into USAID mission programs; increasing human resource capacity
relating to energy services; fostering private-sector participation and
investment; facilitating innovative financing approaches; assessing the
environmental implications of energy services; and improving disaster
preparations, responses and recovery in the energy sector. The contract covers
“non-critical priority countries” as designated by USAID.

“AECOM’s previous experience finding critical energy solutions on other
USAID-funded energy projects enables us to apply relevant experience to this
contract and provide superior insight to complex challenges,” said John M.
Dionisio, AECOM chairman and chief executive officer.  “We look forward to
assisting USAID in its effort to improve energy access in developing

The USAID program is designed to improve access to reliable and affordable
clean energy, improve regulation and governance in the energy sector,
demonstrate the use of innovative technologies and business models, and assist
with the transition to a low-carbon development trajectory.


AECOM is a global provider of professional technical and management support
services to a broad range of markets, including transportation, facilities,
environmental, energy, water and government. With approximately 45,000
employees around the world, AECOM is a leader in all of the key markets that
it serves. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation
and technical excellence in delivering solutions that create, enhance and
sustain the world's built, natural, and social environments. A Fortune 500
company, AECOM serves clients in more than 130 countries and had revenue of
$8.2 billion during the 12 months ended Sept. 30, 2012. More information on
AECOM and its services can be found at

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does not intend, and undertakes no obligation, to update any forward-looking

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Paul Dickard, 646-432-8473
VP, External Communications
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