Western Area Power Administration Awards IT Support Contract to Centuria Corporation

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Company to provide information technology support services

Centuria Corporation announced today they have been awarded a contract with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Western Area Power Administration (Western), Rocky Mountain Region for Information Technology Support Services. The three-year contract is valued at approximately $5 million.

This contract covers support for all areas of IT including infrastructure, hardware, and software support; database management; cybersecurity; customer support and training; and IT governance and management. The work will be performed in Loveland, Colorado with a staff of approximately 19.

This project will support the marketing and delivery of reliable, cost-based hydroelectric power and related services within a 15-state region of the central and western U.S. Western is one of four power marketing administrations within the DOE whose role is to market and transmit electricity from multi-use water projects. The transmission system carries electricity from 57 power plants operated by the Bureau of Reclamation, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the International Boundary and Water Commission. Together, these plants have an installed capacity of 10,395 megawatts.

“This win is a great testament to our experience and ability to support large, mission critical IT systems,” said Kevin Burke, CEO of Centuria Corporation. “We are proud to be supporting Western in providing reliable and affordable power to citizens and businesses.”
The Centuria team includes subcontractor Pacific Western Technologies. The work on this project will begin on July 1, 2010.

About Centuria
The Centuria was the pivotal element of the Roman army whose capability drove the success of the Legions. Honoring that legacy, Centuria Corporation partners with our government customers to provide expert support for the management and execution of National programs.
As a privately held, Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business, Centuria is able to quickly and easily adapt to changing program requirements. Drawing on almost a decade of experience in the federal market and experience as a prime contractor, Centuria applies proven management methodology to all engagements. Core capabilities include engineering and scientific services, software development lifecycle, program management, and complex administrative support. For more information go to http://www.centuria.com.

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