Tag Archives: DOE

NIST-Harris-AER Scientist Team Develops New Carbon Sequestration Monitoring Method

A team of scientists from the National Institute of Standards and Technology, Harris Corp. and Atmospheric and Environmental Research have developed a laser-based measurement system to monitor sequestered carbon over a mock storage site. NIST said Wednesday the scientists reported they could discover underground gas leaks within a 16-foot radius regardless of wind conditions through a NIST-developed mathematical …

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Parsons Salt Waste Processing Facility Project Receives DOE Recognition; Mary Ann Hopkins Comments

Parsons‘ $2.3 billion Salt Waste Processing Facility project in South Carolina has received an award from the Energy Department for the company’s project management practices. Deputy Energy Secretary Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall presented the award in recognition of the company’s efforts to complete the project at an earlier date and limit costs, Parsons said Friday. Mary …

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Sandia Lab, CFRTA Sign Partnership Agreement for Emergency Planning Concepts Development

Sandia National Laboratories and the California Fire and Rescue Training Authority have signed a memorandum of agreement for the development of new emergency planning, exercise and response concepts. Sandia aims to build on its nine-month agreement with California for emergency response scenarios on wildfire, chlorine tanker release and radiological dispersal device for …

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DOE: Sandia Labs Seeks Collaboration with Counter-UAS Equipment Vendors

Sandia National Laboratories is looking for potential partners who will lend equipment designed to detect, track and intercept potential threats from adversaries’ unmanned aerial systems. The research laboratory aims to help interested vendors evaluate the capabilities and limitations of their counter-UAS technologies and assess the system’s potential in securing various facilities, DOE …

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Jacobs Gets Telecom O&M Services Subcontract for DOE’s Savannah River Site

Jacobs Engineering Group has landed a subcontract from Savannah River Nuclear Solutions for telecommunications operations and maintenance services provided to the Energy Department‘s Savannah River Site facility. Jacobs will provide materials, transportation, equipment and services for the site’s telecommunications systems, Jacobs said Tuesday. The subcontract covers support to help operate …

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Huntington Ingalls Subsidiary to Extend DOE Environmental Program Support

A subsidiary of Huntington Ingalls Industries has received a potential five-year, $13.7 million contract to support environmental surveillance, education and research activities at an Energy Department facility in Idaho. HII said Wednesday its unit SN3 will continue to provide ESER services to the department’s Idaho operations office in partnership with …

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Brian Mathis Named Huntington Ingalls’ SN3 Division VP for Northwest Operations

Brian Mathis, a 30-year environmental services veteran, has been appointed vice president of northwest operations at SN3, a subsidiary of Huntington Ingalls Industries. His responsibilities will include oversight of SN3’s work at the Energy Department-run Hanford nuclear reservation complex in Washington and at the Idaho National Laboratory, HII said Wednesday. “Brian brings a wealth of …

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Green Generation to Design Energy Conservation Measures for Indiana Federal Property; Brad Dockser Comments

Green Generation Solutions LLC has been awarded a $182,575 contract with the General Services Administration to develop energy conservation measures for the federal building and U.S. courthouse in Hammond, Indiana. GreenGen will work to upgrade the interior and exterior LED lighting systems at the federal properties and submit a project …

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Centerra to Provide Protective Force Staff for Los Alamos National Lab

Facility management services contractor Centerra Group has received a potential five-year contract from Los Alamos National Security to provide security police personnel and other protective force services support for Los Alamos National Laboratory in Santa Fe, New Mexico. LANS awarded the contract through a competitive acquisition process, Centerra said Tuesday. …

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Los Alamos National Lab to Use D-Wave Computer for Quantum Annealing Research; Mark Anderson Comments

D-Wave Systems will install a quantum computing platform at Los Alamos National Laboratory early next year to support the lab’s research collaboration efforts with universities and within the Energy Department. Los Alamos and its research partners will use the D-Wave 2X system to study potential capabilities of quantum annealing technology …

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Leidos’ Robert Zitz to Tackle Cyber, Physical Risks at Eisenhower Institute’s Energy Policy Discussion

Robert Zitz, senior vice president and chief systems architect at Leidos, is scheduled to speak today as one of the panelists in an Eisenhower Institute-hosted discussion on national security threats to energy infrastructures. Zitz’s speech at the Domestic and International Energy Policy panel discussion will focus on protection strategies and cyber and …

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Capstone Turbine, Argonne National Lab Team Up for DOE’s R&D Pilot Program; Jeff Foster Comments

Capstone Turbine and Argonne National Laboratory, a University of Chicago-run engineering and science research facility, have formed a partnership to take part in the Energy Department’s Technologist in Residence pilot program. The Capstone-Argonne team is one of the seven pairs that will receive $2.6 million in total funds over two …

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