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VA Sierra Pacific Network (VISN 21)


VA Sierra Pacific Energy Management Program

Four team members standing in front of large Energy Exchange displayDeveloped in accordance with Executive Order 13693, “Planning for Federal Sustainability in the Next Decade," the VA Sierra Pacific’s Energy Management Program identifies sustainability goals and defines the agency’s strategy for achieving these goals. The Energy program’s focus is on improving the energy and operational efficiency of facilities by investing in renewable energy projects, along with improving commodity purchasing and operations as well as maintenance practices. The goal of the VA Sierra Pacific Network’s Energy Program is to be a national leader in innovation and sustainability.

The VA Sierra Pacific Network’s Energy Program leverages Alternative Financed Contracts, such as Utility Energy Savings Contracts (UESC) and Energy Savings Performance Contracts in order to overcome budget and resource constraints, and to support the state-of-the-art healing environments and mission-critical facilities which serve our Veterans.

News: The VISN 21 Las Vegas RFP has been posted. The posting and all solicitation attachments can be found here.

Executive Laws Orders and Regulations

VA Directives & Handbooks

2017 Energy Exchange Presentations

VSIN 21 Photovoltaic Projects

Fresno VA Medical Center - 111 kW solar PV system
Martinez Outpatient Clinic - ​776 kW solar PV system
​Mather - 218 kW solar PV system
Sacramento VA - ​488 KW Solar PV System
Sacramento VA Medical Center - 218 kW solar PV system
Menlo Park VA Medical Center - ​955 kW solar PV system
​Palo Alto VA Medical Center - 265 kW solar PV system
San Francisco VA Medical Center - ​250 kW solar PV system
Mare Island Outpatient Clinic - 90 kW solar PV system
Las Vegas VA Medical Center - 5,062 kW (DC) and 4,363 kW (AC)

Las Vegas VA Solar Panels
Las Vegas VA Solar Panels


VISN 21 Energy Program Contacts:
Allan J Federman
VISN Energy Manager
VA National Energy Engineers Board

Hadi Janbakhshzadeh
Sr Energy Manager
Northern California Health Care System

Joselito Amancio
Sr Energy Manager
Las Vegas, NV/Southern Nevada Healthcare System

Michael Grayson
Energy Manager
Sierra Nevada Health Care System

Liz Exter
Energy Manager
VA Palo Alto Health Care System

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