What WAPA Buys

The DOE’s Forecast identifies likely purchases for the upcoming year. Check FedConnect ​regularly for new solicitations or register​ for Sam.​gov email updates.

CONTRA​​CTORS:

​Contractors security requirements: To be eligible to work under a service contract at a WAPA site for a period of 180 consecutive days or more, all contract and subcontract employees must undergo a full background investigation. Use the Backgr​ound Investigations Standard Operating Procedures (pdf) to complete the process.

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Here are some examples of WAPA purchases:

CONSTRUCTI​​ON WORK

  • high-voltage electrical substations
  • concrete foundations
  • transmission lines
  • wood pole treatment/inspection
  • warehouse buildings
  • asphalt/paving
  • microwave & VHF communication systems
  • roads
  • site development
  • grading, drainage, fencing and surfacing​

CONSTRUCTION-R​​​ELATED SUPPLIES

  • wood poles
  • cement/concrete supplies
  • reinforcing and structural steel
  • building materials
  • culverts

ELECTRICA​L MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT

  • electrical insulators
  • switchgear and switchboard apparatus
  • electrical wiring devices
  • industrial controls
  • electrical power measuring equipment
  • current-carrying wiring devices
  • detection or communication systems
  • high-voltage power circuit breakers
  • transformers
  • surge arrestors
  • series capacitor banks
  • shunt capacitor banks
  • shunt reactors
  • relays
  • fault recorders
  • SCADA and EMS systems
  • metering transformers

MISCELLA​​NEOUS SUPPLIES AND SERVICES

  • training services
  • administrative services
  • facility support services
  • graphics services
  • technical services
  • office supplies
  • computer equipment
  • computer maintenance and repair
  • office furniture
  • financial audit services
  • consulting services
  • software

Last modified on December 21st, 2023