CHANTILLY, Va. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Engility Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: EGL), today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, IRG, has been awarded a $7.8 million task order by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to support clean energy training and capacity building initiatives for USAID energy professionals and counterpart stakeholders globally.
Under this single-award cost-plus fixed fee contract, Engility will support USAID in providing specialized technical consulting services related to energy through a variety of training-related and knowledge sharing activities. Through a series of training workshops, online programs, and energy toolkits, Engility will be implementing quality institutional capacity-building programs that provide training to successfully prepare a new generation of USAID professionals to positively impact energy sector performance and development in their respective countries. Key topic areas include global climate change and clean energy.
“This significant win gives us the opportunity to train, teach and mentor USAID employees, specifically new Foreign Service Officers and other USAID staff engaged in the energy sector. It also underscores our commitment to clean energy initiatives and our momentum within this market. We are very proud our 34-year partnership with USAID, and we look forward to further building upon our strong history of success and supporting U.S. foreign policy missions and priorities,” said Engility President and CEO Tony Smeraglinolo.
USAID is a U.S. federal agency that administers foreign assistance programs which provide economic and humanitarian support to more than 80 countries. USAID’s programs offer a wide range of services including disaster relief, poverty relief, socio economic development, and technical cooperation on global issues including energy and the environment.
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Engility is a pure-play government services contractor providing highly skilled personnel wherever, whenever they are needed in a cost-effective manner. Headquartered in Chantilly, Virginia, Engility is a leading provider of specialized technical consulting, program and business support services, engineering and technology lifecycle support, information technology modernization and sustainment, supply chain services and logistics management, and training and education for the U.S. Government with approximately 7,800 employees worldwide and sales of $1.66 billion for 2012. To learn more about Engility, please visit www.engilitycorp.com.
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