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  • BAE Orders Electric Vans for Portsmouth Naval Base in England - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    BAE Orders Electric Vans for Portsmouth Naval Base in England

    BAE Systems has ordered Nissan-built electric vans on behalf of the commander of the Portsmouth Naval Base in England to support store transfer, engineering and equipment load-lifting tasks within the installation. The U.K.’s navy will receive this week an initial batch of 48 e-NV200 vans that are designed to help reduce carbon dioxide emissions by approximately 40 percent, BAE said Monday. “Replacing nearly half […] More

  • Richardson Electronics, Global Power Technologies Group to Promote Silicon Carbide Semiconductor Tech - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Richardson Electronics, Global Power Technologies Group to Promote Silicon Carbide Semiconductor Tech

    Richardson Electronics and Global Power Technologies Group have signed a franchise agreement in an effort to utilize silicon carbide semiconductor technology to address the market demand for power electronics and green energy. The agreement aligns with GPTG’s goal to identify SiC technology opportunities in the commercial power market, Richardson Electronics said Thursday. The company noted that […] More

  • Companies Continue Quest for Clean Energy - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Companies Continue Quest for Clean Energy

    Governments, universities and companies continue in their efforts to find sustainable, clean energy, and yet mankind is nowhere near dislodging coal, abundant and cheap but the least clean of all, as the top source, Ian Marcus of RTKL said Feb. 20. Marcus, a mechanical engineer based in the company’s Washington, D.C., office, mentioned several studies into alternative […] More

  • Lockheed to Help Concord Blue Develop Waste-to-Energy Conversion Tech; Paul Klammer Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed to Help Concord Blue Develop Waste-to-Energy Conversion Tech; Paul Klammer Comments

    Lockheed Martin has signed an agreement to help a waste conversion technology maker develop a patented technology that converts waste into renewable fuels. Concord Blue USA aims to offer non-polluting recycling process to both business and governments, Lockheed said Monday. The companies aim to address environmental issues such as congestion of landfills, improper waste management and […] More

  • Boeing, Aviation Industry Applaud Biofuel Agreement - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Boeing, Aviation Industry Applaud Biofuel Agreement

    USDA and FAA have entered into an agreement to help farmers produce clean biofuel to be used for commercial transportation, Secretary Tom Vilsack announced last week at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. Measures include implementation of the pilot Biomass Crop Assistance Program, in which USDA provides payment to eligible farmers. “The Obama administration […] More

  • Lockheed Martin Wins $15 Million Biomass Deal - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed Martin Wins $15 Million Biomass Deal

    Lockheed Martin and Whiting Turner have won a $15 million contract from Department of Veterans Affairs to install a biomass steam-generation system to produce heat and power. The VA Medical Center in Canandaigua, N.Y., will be outfitted with a fully automated system that uses biomass byproducts–such as wood chips and bark–to generate clean, steam-powered energy. […] More

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