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  • U.S. Navy`s First Net Zero Energy Military Base

    Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) has awarded a $170 million, 23-year energy savings performance contract to Constellation, a subsidiary of Exelon Corporation, for an energy conservation and distributed generation project that will enable the Marine Corps Logistics Base (MCLB) in Albany, Ga., to reduce energy use, increase energy security, and meet energy demands from renewable ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • U.S. Army Base to Use MagneGas® Fuel

    MagneGas Corporation ("MagneGas" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: MNGA), a leading technology company that counts among its inventions a patented process that converts liquid waste into MagneGas2® fuel, announced today that it has received an order to supply MagneGas2® fuel and MagneTote™ first responder backpack kits to a U.S. Army contractor for official use on a U.S. Army base for ...


    By MagneGas Corporation

  • Tetra Tech Wins Multiple Award Military Munitions Contract by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Baltimore District

    Tetra Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEK) announced today it was awarded a prime contract by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Baltimore District, to provide military munitions environmental services for Military Munitions Response Program projects managed by the USACE Baltimore District. The multiple award, indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract has a five year period of performance and ...


    By Tetra Tech

  • Obama calls climate change an `indisputable` security threat

    President Barack Obama has argued for action on climate change as a matter of health, environmental protection and international obligation. On Wednesday, he added national security. Those who deny global warming are putting at risk the United States and the military sworn to defend it, he told cadets at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy. Failure to act would be "dereliction of duty," their commander ...


    By Associated Press

  • U.S. Marine Corps General Joins MagneGas Advisory Board

    MagneGas Corporation ("MagneGas" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: MNGA), a technology company that counts among its inventions a patented process that converts liquid waste into a hydrogen-based fuel, announced today the appointment of U.S. Marine Corps (Ret) Lieutenant General Keith J. Stalder to the MagneGas Advisory Board. In this capacity, Lt. General Stalder will advise the ...


    By MagneGas Corporation

  • Fuel Cells Market Exceeds $1.3 Billion in Worldwide Sales

    The market for fuel cells is growing, exceeding $1.3 billion in worldwide sales during 2013, according to a recently released report from the Fuel Cell Technologies Office (FCTO). The 2014 "Business Case for Fuel Cells" report, written and compiled by Jennifer Gangi and Sandra Curtin of Breakthrough Technologies Institute ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Florida City stays CH2M Hill for wastewater O&M Services

    The Crestview, Florida, City Council unanimously voted to continue its partnership with CH2M HILL, approving a five-year contract with an automatic renewal option for another five years, selecting the firm from among those vying to perform operations and maintenance services at the city’s newly upgraded wastewater treatment facility. “We are grateful to the city for expressing its ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • Public Comments Accepted on Proposed Cleanup Plan for J-3 Range on Joint Base Cape Cod

    EPA is seeking public input on a proposed cleanup decision for the J-3 range located on the Joint Base Cape Cod (formerly the Massachusetts Military Reservation). The J-3 Range is a former military training and defense contractor test range that operated from the 1930s until the 1990s. A 30-day public comment period will begin on Oct. 13 and end on Nov. 13, for the “Remedy Selection ...

  • Energy Department Joins Navy and Agriculture Departments to Invest in Drop-In Biofuel for Military

    Deputy Secretary Daniel Poneman joined Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and Secretary Ray Mabus of the U.S. Department of Navy, on September 19, 2014, to announce awards for three commercial-scale biorefinery projects that will help meet the transportation needs of the U.S. military and private sector. Together these three projects will ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • New Eaton Microgrid Management System Enhances Fuel Savings, Reliability, and Troop Safety on Military Forward Operating Bases

    Power management company Eaton today announced the launch of Intelligent Mobile Power Distribution System, a microgrid management solution engineered to enhance the efficiency, reliability and safety of military forward operating bases. The new system can transform independently operating generators into a demand-managed microgid. In initial testing at U.S. military base Fort Devens, the systems ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • BioLargo Assigned Federal and Military Supply System National Stock Number

    Opens recurring sales channels for health care related products - Establishes working capital line of credit to support sales efforts - BioLargo, Inc. (OTCQB: BLGO) announced its subsidiary Odor-No-More, Inc. was assigned National Stock Numbers (NSNs) for multiple products by the Defense Logistics Information Service (DLIS), allowing the U.S. military, and federal and civil ...


    By Biolargo, Inc.

  • Lawsuits revived by soldiers over waste disposal

    A federal appeals court on Thursday revived dozens of lawsuits by soldiers and others who claim they were harmed by improper waste disposal while serving in Iraq and Afghanistan. The lawsuits claim Houston-based contractors KBR and Halliburton Co. exposed soldiers to toxic emissions and contaminated water when they burned waste in open pits without proper safety controls. U.S. District Judge ...


    By Associated Press

  • Tetra Tech Awarded $60 Million U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Middle East District Architect-Engineer Design Services Contract

    Tetra Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEK) announced today that it has been awarded a $60 million contract to provide the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers with architectural and engineering design services throughout the U.S. Central Command Area of Responsibility and in support of the Transatlantic Division’s worldwide missions. Under this contract, Tetra Tech will provide a full range of services for ...


    By Tetra Tech

  • Eaton`s Marsena Covington Receives U.S. Military`s Top Civilian Honor for Outstanding Vendor Support

    Marsena Covington, a local employee of power management company Eaton, received the Defense Logistics Agency's top civilian vendor-support honor, the Commander's Choice Award, during a recent ceremony in Fort Belvoir, Va. Covington, DLA account manager for Eaton's Aerospace Group, was recognized by DLA Aviation for her "dedication and commitment to the DLA mission." Her award was presented by ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • Settlement Collects Cleanup Costs for Birch Swamp Road Superfund Site in Warren, R.I.

    EPA has reached a settlement with the Estate of Amilio Zompa and the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA), an agency of the Department of Defense, for reimbursement of EPA’s past costs for the cleanup of contamination at the Birch Swamp Road Superfund Site, in Warren, R.I. The settlement, lodged in U.S. District Court, requires the Estate to pay the United States $92,000 and 82 percent of the net ...

  • Harper Wins Contract for Unique Rotary Thermal Treatment System for Decommissioning of Military Munitions

    Harper International, world leader in thermal processing solutions for advanced materials, has been selected by U.S. Demil, LLC (USD) for the design of a new continuous indirect Rotary Thermal Treatment Unit (TTU) for demilitarization processing of munitions. The equipment will support US Department of Defense efforts directed at reducing and recycling large stockpile of excess, obsolete and ...


    By PRWeb

  • XTreme Power Carpet Cleaners by Daimer Industries are Released to Military Academies Requiring

    Daimer Industries, Inc.®, the globally recognized American brand of technologically sophisticated yet easily maintainable commercial machines, including best steam carpet cleaning machines, truck or van mount carpet cleaners, portable and stationary industrial-grade pressure washers, and other highly productive technologies, has launched the company's ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • Fuel Cells for Residential, Commercial and Military Power

    Like batteries, fuel cells produce electrical energy through an electrochemical process.  Unlike batteries, fuel cells are “conversion” devices that change some kind of chemical fuel into electricity.  Like combustion engines, fuel cells “convert” fuel into energy, but in this case the energy is electricity, not kinetic (movement) or heat. Fuel cells ...


  • Renewable Energy for Military Applications

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Renewable Energy for Military Applications ...


    By ReportLinker

  • MagneGas Receives Endorsement from Orlando based Ironworkers Union

    MagneGas Corporation ("MagneGas" or the "Company") (OTCBB: MNGA), the developer of a technology that converts liquid waste into a hydrogen-based metal working fuel and natural gas alternative, announced today that the Company has received the endorsement of the Ironworkers Local 808 Union. "Construction projects throughout the United States are getting more competitive, with customers focusing ...


    By MagneGas Corporation

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