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Battelle, Boeing, University Partners Seek NNSA Deal to Manage Sandia Labs

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 26, 2016 — Battelle and Boeing (NYSE: BA) have teamed with the Texas A&M University System, the University of Texas System and the University of New Mexico in a joint bid to manage the Energy Department‘s Sandia National Laboratories, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Battelle said Tuesday DOE’s National Nuclear …

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Weekly Roundup May 16 – May 20 2016: The Private Sector’s Role in Fed Workforce Support & more


May 16 – May 20 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson The future of the federal government and contractor workforces is our focus here as we look at a pair of new initiatives announced this week that aim to help build …

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Battelle to Continue as Pacific Northwest National Lab Operator


TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 17, 2016 — Battelle has received a five-year contract extension from the Energy Department to continue to operate the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Tri-City Herald reported Friday that the extension beyond September 2017 works to support continuity of operations at the lab in Richland, Washington. DOE and …

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Blank Rome Names Former DOE Execs Spencer Abraham, Joseph McMonigle as Principals

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Spencer Abraham, former Energy secretary, and Joseph McMonigle, former vice chairman of the International Energy Agency, have joined Blank Rome Government Relations as principals. The Pennsylvania-based law firm said Monday Abraham and McMonigle’s new roles entail client assistance across a variety of areas including policy and political law, energy, energy financial services, maritime …

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Lockheed-Run Sandia Lab to Oversee DOE SunShot Initiative Regional Test Centers


TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 6, 2016 — Sandia National Laboratories will continue to manage Energy Department regional test centers for the SunShot Initiative through another three years under a contract renewal awarded to Sandia Corp., ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The RTCs work to evaluate the performance, economic viability and reliability of solar photovoltaic …

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DOE Exercises $750M Option to Extend Fluor-Led Team’s Portsmouth Plant Decommissioning Work

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The Energy Department has exercised a contract option valued at $750 million to extend decontamination and decommissioning work at the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant in Ohio to be performed by a Fluor-led (NYSE: FLR) team. Fluor said Thursday the Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth partnership will employ the help of subcontractors CH2M, Pro2Serve, Innovative Solutions and Wastren Advantage …

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Doug Kaempf Joins Allegheny as VP of Energy Futures; Arria Hines Comments

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Washington-based engineering services contractor Allegheny Science and Technology Corp. has appointed Doug Kaempf as vice president of Energy Futures, a strategic business unit of the company. Kaempf will lead the company’s contract with the Energy Department for mission-oriented technical support to DOE’s Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Allegheny said Friday. “Doug knows …

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Craig Reed Joins IT Services Contractor NT Concepts as President, COO

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Craig Reed, a three-decade GovCon veteran and former senior vice president from Engility (NYSE: EGL), has joined Vienna, Virginia-based information technology government services contractor NT Concepts as president and chief operating officer. NT Concepts said Thursday Reed will oversee operations, growth strategies and business development efforts at the company as it aims to elevate its profile …

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Fluor-Led Team to Provide DOE Radioactive Cleanup Support Under $1.4B Contract


A consortium led by Fluor (NYSE: FLR) has won a five-year, $1.4 billion contract to perform nuclear waste cleanup services at an Energy Department-run complex in the high desert of eastern Idaho. Fluor said Thursday it will help dispose transuranic waste, store used nuclear fuel and manage high-level radioactive materials from the department’s Idaho site that encompasses 890 square miles. “We …

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IBM Big Data, Analytics Tech Boosts Energy Department’s Solar, Wind Forecasts

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TYSONS CORNER, VA July 17, 2015 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) said its weather model and renewable forecasting technology has helped the Energy Department fine-tune its solar and wind forecast accuracy as much as 30 percent compared to using conventional tools, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The system, dubbed SMT, uses big data, …

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