Tag Archives: Energy

Viasat Moves to Acquire RigNet for $222M to Diversify Portfolio

Rick Baldridge President

Viasat has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire RigNet, a provider of ultra-secure, intelligent networking solutions and specialized applications. Viasat will purchase the company in an all-stock transaction worth approximately $222 million. “With the acquisition of RigNet, we are accelerating the diversification of our connectivity portfolio and establishing a global foundation for expansion of our remote enterprise service offerings,” said Rick Baldridge, Viasat's president and CEO. 

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Executive Spotlight: Scott McIntyre, CEO of Guidehouse & 2020 Wash100 Popular Vote Winner

Scott McIntyre

Scott McIntyre, CEO of Guidehouse, recently spoke with ExecutiveBiz regarding his first place finish in the 2020 Wash100 Popular Vote, Navigant’s acquisition, its impact on the company’s growth and forging new partnerships. “The Wash100 Award is a big deal in our community and I appreciate Executive Mosaic for making it what it is. It’s great to promote this industry. I appreciate what you're doing for all of us.”

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ExxonMobil, DOE National Labs Team Up on Lower-Emissions Tech R&D Effort

The Department of Energy and ExxonMobil have signed a 10-year agreement to research and develop technologies designed to reduce emissions from petrochemicals and fossil fuels production. DOE said Wednesday ExxonMobil will invest up to $100M over a decade in the department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory and National Energy Technology Laboratory to advance the development of platforms meant to enhance energy efficiency and mitigate greenhouse gas emissions.

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Honeywell to Help Update Air Force Building Systems Under Energy Savings Performance Contract

Honeywell will support modernization of building control systems at a U.S. Air Force installation in South Korea through a $28M infrastructure upgrade project to be funded under a 25-year energy savings performance contract. The company said Wednesday it will update Kunsan Air Base’s water, lighting and temperature management systems as well as install new …

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GTS Books $67M Army Contract for Power & Energy Generation Services

General Technical Services has received a potential five-year, $67M contract for tactical and expeditionary power and energy generation services to the U.S. Army‘s Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center. GTS said Tuesday it will provide scientific, engineering, prototyping and analytical services to help CERDEC’s Command Power and Integration Directorate generate, store, manage and distribute power sources. …

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Lockheed’s Energy Division Seeks Partners to Help Develop Flow Battery Offering

Lockheed Martin‘s energy unit seeks development and manufacturing partners from the solar industry who can help develop the company’s flow battery technology, PV Tech reported Tuesday. John Battaglini, director of business development at Lockheed Martin Energy, said the company sees four primary applications for its future long-duration energy storage offering …

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CTC-UDRI JV to Help Manage Air Force Installation Energy Resilience; Ed Sheehan Comments

A Concurrent Technologies Corp.-University of Dayton Research Institute joint venture has been awarded a two-year, $2.4 million task order to examine, install and record upgrades to U.S. Air Force installations as part of the service branch’s energy management efforts. It marks the 25th task order E2 Technologies received under a potential $99 million …

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Ensco Demos Virtual Phased Array, Software-Based Radio Projects at INSA Event

The Intelligence and National Security Alliance has selected Ensco to present two independent research and development projects in front of a government intelligence community audience at the INSA Innovators Showcase forum. Ensco said Thursday it showcased the Virtual Phased Array and Low SWaP Software Defined Environments projects to a large group of program managers, engineers and …

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MC Dean Secures Army IT, Infrastructure Support Contract

M.C. Dean has been awarded a potential four-year, $45 million contract to provide information technology and infrastructure support services to the U.S. Army. The Defense Department said Friday the service branch received five bids for the firm-fixed-price contract via the internet. The Army Communications-Electronics Command at Fort Detrick, Maryland will determine funds and performance locations with each order. …

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