Tag Archives: Acquisition Policy

Hanwha Energy Corporation Selects Jacobs to Advance Solar Photovoltaic Power Plant; Patrick Hill Quoted

Patrick Hill

Jacobs has been selected by Hanwha Energy Corporation to deliver owner's engineer services to support the design, engineering, procurement, construction, installation, testing and commissioning of a new 100 megawatt alternating current (MWac) solar photovoltaic power plant in Malaysia, Jacobs announced on Thursday.

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GSA Awards Three Contracts for E-Marketplace Platform Providers to Modernize Procurement; Emily Murphy, Julie Dunne Quoted

Emily Murphy

The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) has awarded contracts to Amazon Business, Fisher Scientific and Overstock.com to expand implementation efforts for the Commercial Platforms program and Section 846 of the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act. The platforms will be available to federal agencies to modernize the procurement and gain insights into open-market online spending. 

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GAO Reports Increase of Procurement Budget from 2018-2019; Potomac Officers Club Hosts Procurement Virtual Forum on June 9th

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The Government Accountability Office (GAO) has released a report, noting that agencies spent more on procurement in fiscal 2019 than in any of the previous 10 years, the office reported in May 2020. The report stated that agency spending on multiple award contracts for IT and services increased from over the last year. 

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Julie Dunne, Commissioner of GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service, to Give Keynote Address at Potomac Officers Club’s 2020 Procurement Virtual Forum on June 9th

Julie Dunne

Julie Dunne, commissioner of the General Services Administration's Federal Acquisition Service, will serve as a keynote speaker during Potomac Officers Club’s 2020 Procurement Virtual Forum on Tuesday, June 9th.

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Soraya Correa, DHS Chief Procurement Officer, to Give Keynote Address at Potomac Officers Club’s 2020 Procurement Virtual Forum on June 9th

Soraya Correa, chief procurement officer of the Department of Homeland Security, will serve as the opening keynote speaker during Potomac Officers Club’s 2020 Procurement Virtual Forum on Tuesday, June 9th. Register here for POC’s  2020 Procurement Virtual Forum.

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New Executive Order Seeks to Protect US Bulk-Power System From Foreign Adversaries

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President Donald Trump on Friday signed an executive order declaring a national emergency to address cyber threats and other risks posed by foreign adversaries to the U.S. bulk-power system. The order will prohibit the acquisition and installation of bulk-power system electric equipment designed, developed or supplied by foreign adversaries.

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Amyx Provides Support to Federal Agencies to Enable COVID-19 Response; Satya Akula Quoted

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Amyx has announced new initiatives to help in the global effort to maintain the spreading of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) by supporting front-line response agencies, enabling the procurement of critical medical supplies and supporting the military’s urgent and critical medical response activities, the company announced on Tuesday.

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AFS, ITG, Receive Task Order to Improve GSA IT System Processes; Elaine Beeman, Barrett Witkin Quoted

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Accenture Federal Services (AFS) and partner Incentive Technology Group (ITG), a subsidiary of ICF, have been awarded a task order to help the General Services Administration (GSA), Federal Acquisition Service (FAS) modernize its legacy information technology (IT) systems and business processes, the AFS announced on Wednesday

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