- December 12, 2018
ADC & Converge Strategies detail case studies and recommendations for military partnership models that deploy distributed energy resources in this new report.
The submission period for the 2019 Great American Defense Communities program is now closed. Stay tuned for the 2019 Class of Great American Defense Communities announcement in December 2018.
Innovation will provide the key to adapting to looming challenges and that begins with ADC’s Installation Innovation Forum 2019.
Local officials in Southern Maryland were forced to raise the possibility of a new round of base closures to persuade a gathering of banking and development leaders to support a Navy plan to develop office space at Patuxent River Naval Air Station through the enhanced use leasing program. If the Navy doesn’t have adequate space to expand at Pax River, the installation could lose a mission in another BRAC round or sooner …READ MORE
The Army has picked a mix of active and reserve installations to participate in its pilot Net Zero Installation initiative, a program intended to highlight best management practices and demonstrate effective resource management in conserving energy, water and waste streams. Six installations were chosen for each of three categories — energy, water and waste — with two identified as integrated sites that would try to reach net zero consumption in all three categories …READ MORE
The 2011 Defense Community Awards program includes two new awards, one recognizing energy efficiency partnerships and one for military families partnerships. The Energy Efficiency and Sustainability Partnership award recognizes a public-public or public-private partnership created to achieve DOD’s energy efficiency/sustainability goals, including a reduction in energy intensity and increased reliance on renewable energy …READ MORE
California Gov. Jerry Brown has enacted the nation’s most challenging renewable portfolio standard, requiring the state’s utilities to generate 33 percent of their power from renewable sources by 2020. Some believe the mandate will jump start the state’s economy, with 100,000 jobs forecast to be created …READ MORE
The recent compromise over funding the government for the remainder of fiscal 2011 includes a number of cuts to economic development programs, including a $9 million reduction in spending by the Economic Development Administration. EDA will receive $246 million in FY 2011 this year, under the spending deal that included a record $40 billion in cuts to federal spending compared to the previous year …READ MORE
Fort Bragg sustained damaged to a limited number of buildings and a loss of power, but no deaths or significant injuries as a result of the wave of tornadoes that ripped through North Carolina Saturday. Damage in surrounding Cumberland and Hoke counties, however, was much worse, with more than one hundred homes destroyed …READ MORE
The city of New Orleans is looking for one or more consulting firms to prepare a variety of analyses needed to support a business plan for Naval Support Activity New Orleans, the site on the east bank of the Mississippi River closed under BRAC 2005. The business plan and operations plan, needed to support the reuse of the NSA site, includes a market analysis, economic feasibility study, operating and infrastructure analysis, and environmental quality assurance report …READ MORE