Tag Archives: General Electric

DOE to Back Wind Turbine Generator Dev’t Projects

Wind Turbine

The Department of Energy (DOE) has earmarked $8 million in funds to support eight projects that will cover the development of lightweight wind turbine generators for offshore and tall wind usage. The department seeks to lower the cost of wind generation by 10 to 25 percent and produce generators that are 50 percent smaller and lighter through the effort.

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Trump Nominates Lisa Hershman as DoD CMO

President Trump has nominated Lisa Hershman, acting chief management officer at the Department of Defense, to assume the role on a full-time basis, Inside Defense reported Tuesday. As CMO, Hershman will provide managerial support services to the DoD secretary in line with the agency's business initiatives.

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Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic, Presents Kathy Warden, CEO of Northrop Grumman, Her Fourth Wash100 Award

Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic, presented Kathy Warden, chief executive officer of Northrop Grumman, with her fourth Wash100 Award on Monday. Executive Mosaic recognizes Warden for leading Northrop’s enterprise services, four operating sectors and securing major contracts for the company.

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Air Force Eyes Next Month’s Release of B-52 Engine Replacement RFP

The U.S. Air Force plans to issue a request for proposals in March for a planned contract to replace the engines of the aging B-52 Stratofortress bomber aircraft, National Defense Magazine reported Thursday. The service aims to keep the B-52 operational through the 2050s by procuring 650 new engine systems that will replace the TF33 engines currently in use.

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DOE Announces Funds to Support Large Power Transformer R&D Efforts

The Department of Energy is obligating up to $75M to finance four research and development efforts for more resilient large power transformers. The DOE said Wednesday these projects aim to produce sensor-equipped transformers with boosted flexibility, analytical performance and security under the Transformer Resilience and Advanced Components and Resilient Distribution Systems programs.

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