Category Archives: Energy

Palmetto Clean Energy awards grants, exits

CAYCE, S.C.  (Dec. 5, 2016) – Palmetto Clean Energy (PaCE) today announced 23 grants to South Carolina schools and housing facilities, as part of a final round of awards capping the landmark nine-year program. Since its launch in 2007, PaCE has enabled the production of 5 million kilowatt-hours of renewable energy through financial incentives to…
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Savannah River Lab associate director named national organization president

AIKEN, S.C. – Savannah River National Laboratory’s (SRNL) Associate Laboratory Director T. Bond Calloway Jr. was recently named the President of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE). With this position, Calloway plans to continue SRNL’s relationship with AIChE, a nonprofit organization that focuses on chemical engineering research in various areas such as smart manufacturing,…
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Savannah River Lab employee receives Orth Lifetime Achievement Award

[caption id="attachment_6696" align="alignleft" width="200"] Dr. David DiPrete, Advisory Scientist, Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL), received the Donald Orth Lifetime Achievement Award, the highest distinction given by SRNL to recognize the ideals of technical excellence and leadership.[/caption] AIKEN, S.C. (Nov. 29, 2016) – The Department of Energy’s (DOE) Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL) has named Dr.…
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Savannah River Site salt waste processing facility nearing startup

AIKEN, S.C. (November 15, 2016) – Two key contractors at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Savannah River Site (SRS) are sharing employees as the Salt Waste Processing Facility (SWPF) moves forward with pre-startup work. Savannah River Remediation (SRR), the liquid waste contractor at SRS, recently chose to hire 20 Radiological Protection Inspectors through Parsons,…
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Aries Energy, USDA officials offer small business grant workshop Dec. 15

Who: Aries Energy, Aiken Technical College, U.S. Department of Agriculture, South Carolina office What: Workshop on applying for Rural Energy for America grant funds When: Thu, December 15, 2016 - 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM EST RSVP by December 5 at https://aikenUSDAworkshop.eventbrite.com Where: Aiken Technical College, 2276 Jefferson Davis Highway, Graniteville, SC 29829 Why: USDA…
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Department of Energy seeks input from prospective bidders at Savannah River Site

DOE Releases Request for Information/Sources Sought for the Savannah River Site Operations Acquisition (Post FY 2018) Cincinnati -- The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Environmental Management Consolidated Business Center (EMCBC) issued a Request for Information (RFI) /Sources Sought in support the upcoming follow-on procurement for the management and operation (M&O) of the Savannah River Site…
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SCE&G and Westinghouse receive order from Dispute Resolution Board

SCE&G and Westinghouse Receive Order from Dispute Resolution Board Regarding the Construction Milestone Payment Schedule Cayce, S.C., October 3, 2016... South Carolina Electric & Gas Company (SCE&G), principal subsidiary of SCANA Corporation (NYSE: SCG), for itself and as agent for the South Carolina Public Service Authority ("Santee Cooper" or "SCPSA"), and Westinghouse Electric Company (WEC)…
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Savannah River Nuclear Lab deputy director honored by national group

AIKEN, S.C. (October 4, 2016) – The Deputy Director at the Department of Energy’s Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL) has been named a Fellow with the American Ceramic Society (ACerS).  Sharon Marra received the distinction due to her accomplishments and long standing service to the society as an officer and member. Marra serves as Deputy…
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Savannah River Site employees win 6 international awards for innovative programs

[caption id="attachment_5782" align="alignleft" width="400"] Cutline: SRNS employees took home six achievement awards during the 74th annual IdeasAmerica Training Summit in Atlanta, Ga. Accepting the awards (from left) were Paula Croom, Environmental Stewardship, Safety and Health; Joe Legge, Site Services; Brenda Kelly, IDEAS Program Administrator; Tommy D. Gleaton, Site Services; Veronica Thomas, Savannah River Tritium Enterprise;…
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Savannah River Site wins national awards for excellence in safety and health

AIKEN, S.C., Sept. 26, 2016 – The Savannah River Site’s management and operations contractor, Savannah River Nuclear Solutions (SRNS), has added two national safety awards to the company’s impressive safety record since winning the Site contract in 2008. The company was recognized at the 32nd annual National Voluntary Protection Program Participants’ Association (VPPPA) conference in…
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