Tag Archives: DOE

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

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

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 …

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

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

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 …

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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

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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Xerox’s PARC Arm to Develop Methane Leak Detector for Energy Department

Xerox (NYSE: XRX) company PARC has secured an undisclosed amount of government funds to develop a printed sensor array for energy sector customers to detect methane gas. The sensors will be made of carbon nanotubes modified with dopants and coatings that are designed to react differently to various gases and to produce unique patterns for …

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Mary Ann Hopkins Announces Frank Sheppard as Parsons Lead for SWPF Project

TYSONS CORNER, VA April 8, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — GovCon Executive reported Tuesday on Parsons promoting Frank Sheppard as project manager of the Energy Department’s salt waste processing facility. Sheppard has been working on the Parsons prime contract since 2011, giving him valuable insight and perspective on the project, …

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General Atomics Fusion Energy Studies Report Heat Burst Breakthrough; Mickey Wade Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA March 30, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ExecutiveBiz reported Friday on recent findings from General Atomic’s joint research with the Energy Department regarding fusion energy heat bursts. According to the company, new evidence indicates that it may be possible to manipulate magnetic fields to prevent or control heat bursts, …

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