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Appropriated Funds

Appropriated funds are funds authorized and appropriated by Congress for specified purposes. Examples include: Energy Conservation Investment Program (ECIP), Military Construction Army (MCA), and Operations and Maintenance Army (OMA).


This page provides guidance for submitting proposed ECIP projects. The Energy Conservation Investment Program is a MILCON-funded program to improve energy efficiency of DOD facilities while reducing associated utility energy and non-energy related costs. ECIP is a key component of DOD's energy management strategy. ECIP projects focus on energy and water savings, implementing renewable energy, and converting systems to cleaner energy sources.

FY 2011 ECIP Project Submittal Guidance

The ECIP Program Guidance for FY12 and FY13-17 FYDP is provided to assist installations, IMCOM Regions and District Engineers in preparing submissions.

The attached Distribution Memorandum requested submission of candidate ECIP projects for FY2011. (Note: Suspense was 28 Aug 09). The ECIP Guidance document is provided to assist installations, IMCOM Regions and District Engineers in preparing submissions.

FY 2010 ECIP Projects

Fifteen (15) projects have been approved for funding in the FY2010 program totaling approximately $30 million. A list of projects can be viewed in the attached FY 2010 ECIP Projects. Construction funds are anticipated to be received by 30 Nov 09..

FY 2009 ECIP Projects

The Army awarded design of 15 projects for the FY 2009 program totaling approximately $27 million. The projects include geothermal projects at Fort Knox, McAlester AAP, and Fort Sill; solar projects at Fort Drum, Pohakuloa Training, Fort Buchanan, Adelphi Lab, Aberdeen PG, Schofield Barracks, Fort Bliss, and Benelux; a photovoltaic roof system at Fort Dix; and energy efficiency improvements at Blue Grass AD. View FY 2009 projects.


Military Construction Army (MCA) funds are regulated by AR 420-1 which prescribes policies, procedures, and responsibilities for Department of the Army (DA) military construction (MILCON).

It establishes Army policies, responsibilities, and procedures for the development and execution of Military Construction, Army, (MCA) and Unspecified Minor Military Construction, Army, programs during peacetime and mobilization. The scope includes planning, programming, designing, budgeting, construction of MCA and UMMCA projects, acquisition of real estate related to MILCON construction, demolition requirements associated with MILCON construction, emergency construction, procedures for restoration or replacement of damaged or destroyed facilities, and other supporting activities.

It prescribes procedures for planning, programming, budgeting, and executing the design and construction portion of the Army Family Housing (AFH) program.

It includes procedures pertaining to the Army portion of the Medical Military Construction (MED MILCON) program.


Operations and Maintenance Army (OMA) funds are used to pay for such things as energy bills, repairs, and replacement equipment. ENERGY STAR® equipment should be purchased when life-cycle cost-effective.

Army Regulation 37-49 prescribes the budgeting, funding, and reimbursement policies and responsibilities to be followed by Army activities in connection with Army base operations support including OMA funds.



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