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    ADC’s 2019 Annual Report provides a look back at 2018 and shares exciting 2019 news and updates.

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  • California Raises Bar on Renewable Energy Mandate

    The California Assembly this week approved legislation requiring the state’s utilities to generate 33 percent of their power from renewable sources by 2020, a requirement that sets a sizzling pace for the rest of the country and is expected to attract renewed investment by providers of wind, solar, geothermal and other alternative energy sources. Gov. Jerry Brown (D) is expected to sign the measure into law, which raises the state’s renewable portfolio standard from the existing 20 percent requirement …

  • Maryland Legislature Considers University to Sustain Aberdeen Workforce

    State officials would explore the feasibility of establishing a university in northeastern Maryland to instruct students in high-tech fields needed at Aberdeen Proving Ground such as engineering and systems analysis, under legislation passed by the House of Delegates last week. The measure would create a task force that would consider creating a new school or expanding an existing facility in Aberdeen called the Higher Education and Applied Technology center …

  • Community Frets over Army Corps’ Move from Ft. Hamilton

    Brooklyn officials are worried that the Army Corps of Engineers’ decision to move its North Atlantic Division headquarters from Fort Hamilton to Manhattan could lead to the eventual closure of the installation. “[The departure] will diminish our military significance and that’s the only thing that counts,” the chairman of the post’s community support organization …

  • DOD Identifies Source of $78B in Deficit Savings

    The Pentagon’s contribution to reducing the federal deficit primarily is the product of shedding excess overhead, improving business practices, reducing personnel costs and changing economic assumptions, Comptroller Robert Hale told the Senate Armed Services’ Readiness and Management Support Subcommittee Tuesday. Of the $78 billion in five-year savings DOD has proposed to trim from the top line of its budget from fiscal 2012 through FY 2016, only $10 billion involves warfighting capability …


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