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Announcements

Session 3: NC Cybersecurity Workforce Training – Education Virtual Roundtable (Virtual)

North Carolina Cybersecurity for Federal Contractors Virtual Series For more information, visit: http://www.ncmbc.us/north-carolina-cybersecurity-virtual-series/ The Offices of Senator Richard Burr and Senator Thom Tillis, the North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC) and the North Carolina Defense Technology Transition Office (DEFTECH) will host a series of cybersecurity-related webinars beginning in September and running through December. The purpose of […]

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Limitations on Subcontracting for Service Contractors: Compliance in Four Steps

The NCMBC would like to share an article published by Govology on the Limitations on Subcontracting for Service Contractors: Compliance in Four Steps.     

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Energy/Environmental Program at the SE Region Federal Construction, Infrastructure and Environmental Summit (Oct 21-22, 2020)

The annual Southeast Region Federal Construction, Infrastructure and Environmental Summit is going virtual!  Visit: https://summit.ncmbc.us/home ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL SESSION ANNOUNCEMENTS   Environmental & Energy Priorities for Army, Navy, Marine Corps and Air Force Installations. This session describes the environmental and energy priorities of each military branch. This background is important in understanding the policy construct […]

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NCMBC Announces On-Demand Training Options

The North Carolina Military Business Center is excited to announce the expansion of our training portfolio to provide On-Demand Training options (with more trainings coming!).  For more information, visit: http://www.ncmbc.us/on-demand-training/.

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Ameresco and Duke to Build Unusual Floating Solar Microgrid at World’s Largest Military Base

Ameresco and Duke to Build Unusual Floating Solar Microgrid at World’s Largest Military Base for more information visit: https://bit.ly/3kqJOp5

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General Services Administration Program Briefing at the SE Region Federal Construction, Infrastructure and Environmental Summit (Oct 21-22, 2020)

The annual Southeast Region Federal Construction, Infrastructure and Environmental Summit is going virtual!     SESSION ANNOUNCEMENTS: GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION PROGRAM & REQUIREMENTS DIALOGUE For more information visit: https://summit.ncmbc.us   Representatives from the General Services Administration will present and engage in an interactive discussion with businesses. Audience participation throughout the session is strongly encouraged. Presentations and discussions […]

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Construction Industry and Cybersecurity Compliance for Federal Contractors (Oct 21-22, 2020)

The annual Southeast Region Federal Construction, Infrastructure and Environmental Summit is going virtual!   SESSION ANNOUNCEMENTS: DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE CYBERSECURITY REQUIREMENTS FOR GOVERNMENT CONTRACTORS (CMMC)   The theft of intellectual property and sensitive information from all industrial sectors due to malicious cyber activity threatens economic security and national security. The Center for strategic and International Studies […]

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Hurricane Florence Prime Contractors at the SE Region Federal Construction, Infrastructure and Environmental Summit (Oct 21-22, 2020)

SESSION ANNOUNCEMENTS: HURRICANE FLORENCE PACKAGE 1, 2, 3, 4 & 7 (other packages to be announced once awarded)   Join these sessions to learn more from the prime contractors about the Hurricane Florence Recovery projects and any supplier, subcontractor needs.    Whiting-Turner Contracting Co., Greenbelt, Maryland, was awarded a $149,115,855 firm-fixed-price contract for construction of Hurricane […]

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Announcing: Cybersecurity Series for Federal Contractors (Virtual)

The Offices of Senator Richard Burr and Senator Thom Tillis, the North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC) and the North Carolina Defense Technology Transition Office (DEFTECH) will host a series of cybersecurity-related webinars beginning in August through December. The purpose of these web conferences is to support growth and development of cybersecurity business and cybersecurity educational capacity […]

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 LET’S TALK BUSINESS: REIGNITE NORTH CAROLINA SERIES

The SBA North Carolina District Office (NCDO) is dedicated to sparking change and igniting action so small businesses can confidently start, grow, and expand.  In support of this initiative, the NCDO is hosting  LET’S TALK BUSINESS: REIGNITE NORTH CAROLINA SERIES  WEDNESDAYS STARTING AUGUST 26  9:00 A.M. – 10:30 A.M.   The free six-part virtual series will include:  Session […]

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Hiring, Retaining Skilled, Veteran Workforce for Federal Contractors Series (Oct 1 & 8, Virtual)

The North Carolina Military Business Center and the North Carolina Department of Commerce, Division of Workforce Solutions will co-host a no-charge two-part WEBCON mini-series to support the integration of highly skilled, transitioning military personnel, family members and veterans into the state workforce. This mini-series is a component of the NCMBC’s ongoing Federal Contractor WEBCON series.   […]

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Federal Government Exceeds Small Business Contracting Goals by Awarding Record-Breaking $132.9 Billion to Small Businesses

The U.S. Small Business Administration announced that the federal government exceeded its small business federal contracting goal, awarding 26.50 percent or $132.9 billion in federal contract dollars to small businesses, over $12 billion increase from the previous fiscal year.  Additionally, the Fiscal Year 2019 Small Business Federal Procurement Scorecard marks the second time in Scorecard […]

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DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY (DLA) AVIATION WEB CONFERENCE SERIES (AUG 26 & SEPT 2, 9, 16)

The North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC) will host a no-charge, four-part WEBCON mini-series to provide aerospace businesses with information on doing business with Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Aviation.   This is a component of the NCMBC’s ongoing Federal Agency WEBCON Series. Who should attend?  Aerospace suppliers in North Carolina and beyond that are interested in learning […]

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Hurricane Florence Package 2 & 4 Awarded

RQ-DPR JV, Carlsbad, California, is awarded a $143,587,704 firm-fixed-price contract for the construction of Hurricane Florence Recovery Package 2, Headquarters, located at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. The contract also contains 45 unexercised planned modifications and 19 unexercised options, which if exercised will increase the cumulative contract value to $178,308,510. Work will be […]

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DEFTECH: Coffee Call

Every Friday (beginning 31 July), 0900 Eastern, Grab your Coffee, bring your ideas, and join the NC Defense Technology Transition (DEFTECH) Network for an open, informal, virtual “Coffee Call” to address your concerns and ideas regarding Innovation, Technology, and commensurate Leadership challenges.   Why Participate:  If you are tired of being lectured to. If you would like a chance to share […]

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INTER-AGENCY CYBERSECURITY COORDINATING COMMITTEE (I3C) BLOG

There is so much information out there about the upcoming cybersecurity requirements for defense contractors. To help consolidate information, the Interagency Cybersecurity Coordinating Committee (I3C) has started a blog on the CyberNC.us about CMMC The goal of the blog is to provide companies with information about the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) standard and the […]

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8(a) Income and Net Worth Eligibility Standards Increased

Newsflash: 8(a) Income and Net Worth Eligibility Standards Increased Posted on July 16, 2020 by Shane McCall As of July 15, the initial caps on net worth, adjusted gross income, and fair market value of assets for the 8(a) program have gone up. The dollar amounts for initial 8(a) economic disadvantage eligibility have increased quite […]

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NCMBC Releases 2020 Mission Review

To review the North Carolina Military Business Center’s 2020 Mission Review report, visit: http://www.ncmbc.us/wp-content/uploads/2020-Mission-ReportFinal.pdf

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DOD Medical Prime Vendor: Cardinal Health Web Conference

The North Carolina Military Business Center will host a web conference with Cardinal Health on August 5th at 0900.   About. Cardinal Health is a large medical supply company that currently serves as the prime vendor for several military hospitals and civilian medical centers throughout NC and the US. To educate North Carolina medical supply companies […]

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Briefing from the CMMC Accreditation Body (July 21)

The North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC) and the North Carolina Defense Technology Transition (DEFTECH) Office are pleased to announce a briefing on the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) from two members of the CMMC Small Business Accreditation Body.    When. July 21, 2020 at 1100-1230   Platform. The NCMBC will host all training webinars […]

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NCMBC Summer Trainings – Don’t Miss Out!

Announcement Coming Soon: The NCMBC and DEFTECH offices will soon announce a six-part cybersecurity virtual series for businesses and academia which will feature: the threat brief; cybersecurity business needs; CMMC compliance; workforce training; commercial cybersecurity emerging requirements; and Department of Defense cybersecurity requirements and opportunities. This series will begin in August 2020. Stay tuned for […]

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Small Manufacturer Cybersecurity Enhancement Act

Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-CA-20), Congressman Joe Wilson (R-SC-02), and several of their colleagues, introduced bipartisan legislation to improve cybersecurity assistance for small manufacturers in the defense supply chain. The Small Manufacturer Cybersecurity Enhancement Act authorizes the Secretary of Defense, acting through the Office of Economic Adjustment, to provide grants to Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) […]

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Creating Opportunities to Supply Our Military with NC Food/Beverage for Subsistence, Performance and Nutrition (Web Conference Series)

    Purpose. The North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC), the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (NCDA&CS) Marketing Division and the North Carolina Defense Technology Transition (DEFTECH) Office will co-host a no-charge, three-part WEBCON mini-series to promote increased North Carolina food and beverage sales and consumption through successful federal contract engagement and execution, and R&D […]

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NCMBC Welcomes LTC (Ret) Jon Ramsey to the team

Fayetteville Technical Community College and NC Military Business Center Office Welcome Lieutenant Colonel (Ret.) Jonathan Ramsey to Provide Business Development Services to North Carolina Companies June 17, 2020 – The North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Lieutenant Colonel (Ret.) Jonathan Ramsey as Business Development Professional at Fayetteville Technical Community College (FTCC) in Fayetteville, North Carolina.  […]

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SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loans and Advance Program Reopened

From: Thomas A. Stith III, District Director, NC District Office SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loans and Advance Program Reopened To further meet the needs of U.S. small businesses and non-profits, the U.S. Small Business Administration reopened the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) and EIDL Advance program portal to all eligible applicants experiencing economic impacts due to COVID-19 today. […]

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NCMBC JOB OPPORTUNITY: BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT PROFESSIONAL (JACKSONVILLE, NC)

Name of Position:                                Business Development Professional (Jacksonville, NC)   Applications Accepted Through:          Open Until Filled   Effective Date of Employment (or Contract):  Negotiable, 1 JULY 2020 Preferred   Length of Employment or Contract:                        Indefinite   Salary Range:                          […]

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Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Deadline for Loan Approval is June 30th

From: Thomas A. Stith III, District Director, NC District Office The deadline for SBA to approve the guarantee on a Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan submitted by participating lenders is June 30, 2020. The PPP is open to small businesses and select nonprofits and faith-based organizations impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Sole proprietors and self-employed individuals are also […]

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Joint Statement by SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza and U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin Regarding Enactment of the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act

From: Thomas A. Stith III, District Director, NC District OfficeSBA Administrator Jovita Carranza and U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin issued the following statement today following the enactment of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Flexibility Act: “We want to thank President Trump for his leadership and commend Leader McConnell, Leader Schumer, Speaker Pelosi, and Leader McCarthy for working on a bipartisan basis to pass this legislation […]

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The Pause Is Over: OSHA Issues New Guidance for Construction and Steps Up Enforcement

By Stephen Parascandola, Pete Marino and Wayne Maiorano, Smith Anderson Law https://www.smithlaw.com/resources-publications-1614 06.04.2020 The Occupational Safety and Health Agency (OSHA) recently released guidance concerning construction jobsite safety requirements to mitigate risk arising from the coronavirus (COVID-19). These actions include certain guidance directed specifically at the construction industry, as well as internal memoranda, indicating an increase […]

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NEW COVID-19 National Emergency Training Courses

The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering two new virtual training courses to help you navigate the COVID-19 national crisis and provide you strategies and tactics for managing contract changes, maximizing remote work effectiveness, staying afloat, identifying new opportunities, managing cashflow in a crisis, and growing your businesses in a down market in response to […]

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Department of Veterans Affairs Fraud Alert Memo

Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. FRAUD ALERT:  The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU) is alerting the Center for Verification and Evaluation (CVE) verified firms about schemes related to fraudulent solicitations where the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Procurement Executive Director, Ricky Lemmon […]

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The NCMBC and DEFTECH Team Are Here to Help!

The NCMBC and DEFTECH Team Are Here to Help! During this COVID-timeframe and period of economic reopening, the Federal government and Department of Defense continue to procure goods, supplies and services from businesses to support the warfighter mission.   The North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC) and the North Carolina Defense Technology Transition Office (DEFTECH) […]

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SBA Paycheck Protection Program Loan Forgiveness Application

The U.S. Small Business Administration, in consultation with the U.S Department of the Treasury, released the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loan Forgiveness Application and detailed instructions for the application.  The form and instructions inform borrowers how to apply for forgiveness of their PPP loans, consistent with the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES […]

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Catawba Valley Community College Opens NC Military Business Center Office to Provide Business Development Services to North Carolina Companies

May 14, 2020 – The North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mark Mills as Business Development Manager and Business Development Professional, and the opening of a new service location at Catawba Valley Community College (CVCC) in Hickory, North Carolina.  Serving businesses statewide, Mr. Mills will also provide one-on-one assistance to help businesses in the region compete for, win […]

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SBA Issues New Regulations for Women-Owned Small Business Federal Contracting Program

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Small Business Administration today published Women-Owned Small Business  Federal Contracting program regulations that will provide a free, online certification and eligibility application process for women-owned small businesses and economically-disadvantaged women-owned small businesses. The timeline for implementation of changes to SBA’s WOSB program has been delayed to accommodate those affected by the […]

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NCMBC Program Manager Appointed Chairwoman, SBA Advisory Committee on Veterans Business Affairs

NCMBC Program Manager Appointed Chairwoman, SBA Advisory Committee on Veterans Business Affairs May 6, 2020 – The North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Fran Perez-Wilhite, Program Manager, Veteran-Owned Businesses Development located in Charlotte at Central Piedmont Community College, as the Chairwoman for the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Advisory Committee on Veteran Business Affairs.   “We’re looking forward […]

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SBA NC Paycheck Protection Program Webinar Invitation

By: Thomas A. Stith III District Director NC District Office On Thursday, May 7, 2020, you are invited to join us for a webinar to discuss Small Business Guidance and Loan Resources as part of SBA’s response to the COVID-19 disaster. The webinar will focus on the Paycheck Protection Program and will review eligibility, the application […]

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Deputy Commanding General of US Army North to Lead NCMBC Web Conference Army Response to COVID and Partnership Programs with Industry

Deputy Commanding General of US Army North to Lead NCMBC Web Conference Army Response to COVID and Partnership Programs with Industry May 4, 2020 – The North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC) and the Defense Alliance of North Carolina will co-host the United States Army North (5th Army) on May 7, 2020 at 1100 EDT as […]

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US Army North COVID Response and Partnership Programs with Industry (May 7, Web Conference)

NC Federal Contractors: Semi-Weekly Web Conferences May 5, 2020 at 11:00 Focus: North Carolina Procurement Technical Assistance Center Operations and COVID-19 Response and Assistance. The Defense Department’s designation of the Procurement Technical Assistance Program and the Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (PTAC) as critical essential infrastructure via an order issued on March 20th proves the program’s […]

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Lending Operations Update

By: Thomas A. Stith III District Director NC District Office Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Operations Update: SBA and Treasury value all lenders and their small business customers.  To ensure access to the PPP loan program for the smallest lenders and their small business customers, starting at 4 p.m. today EDT through 11:59 p.m. EDT, SBA systems […]

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Resumption of the Paycheck Protection Program

President Trump has signed legislation, passed by the U.S. Congress, that will provide an additional $484 billion in funding for various COVID-19 related programs.  Of the total, $310 billion will go to replenish the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) while $60 billion will replenish the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program.  In order to ensure underserved […]

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Hurricane Florence Recovery Package 5

Hurricane Florence Recovery Package 5 Information for Prime Contractors now available: http://www.ncmbc.us/hurricane-florence-package-5-subcontractor-outreach/

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North Carolinians Can Apply for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance Beginning April 24

 CONTACT  kerry.mccomber@nccommerce.com  larry.parker@nccommerce.com  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  April 23, 2020  North Carolina independent contractors and self-employed workers out of work because of COVID-19 can apply for federal Pandemic Unemployment Assistance beginning this Friday, April 24 at des.nc.gov.  Pandemic Unemployment Assistance, or PUA, is a federal program for people who are unable to work as a result […]

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This Week, Federal Agency Web Conferences

This week web conferences: Tuesday, April 21: General Services Administration. During this session the General Services Administration will address how businesses, both large and small, can sell to federal agencies for COVID-19 products and services thru GSA; how GSA supports FEMA; how GSA provides assistance to states throughout the country; and long-term opportunities with GSA […]

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GSA COVID-19 Needs

General Services Administration Needs in response to COVID-19. Critical Supply: List of needs as of April 16, 2020. Vendors with availability to provide these Critical Supply Items should email covidsupplies@fema.dhs.gov Items not on Critical Supply List but in Support. IF the item is NOT on the Critical Supply List (above), but is in support of this emergency, send […]

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Lumbee Tribe Enterprises is seeking a Facility Security Officer (Pembroke, NC)

 Position Title  Facility Security Officer  Work Location  Pembroke, NC  Position Description  The Facility Security Officer (FSO) provides support to senior managers in areas of division and operational administrative security functions. They will provide administrative/customer support duties for access control and security support; update data, provide quality control, run reports, and use internal systems for proper […]

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Paycheck Protection Program: NC Approved Loans and Dollars

By: Thomas A. Stith III, District Director, NC District Office In wake of the COVID-19 disaster declaration, the SBA North Carolina District Office has been working tirelessly to ensure details regarding SBA’s disaster assistance programs are distributed to the citizens of North Carolina.  Please take this opportunity to review the below message regarding the Paycheck Protection Program.  On […]

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DOD Partners With U.S. Small Business Administration to Support Defense Small Businesses

Today, at 3 p.m. the Department of Defense’s Office of Small of Business Programs (OSBP) will join with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to host a webinar for industry partners to provide advice and give defense companies an opportunity to ask detailed questions to best address their needs. This webinar is another example of […]

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WEBINAR: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Update on COVID-19 Response

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is currently undertaking efforts to support FEMA, State, and local authorities to respond to the COVID-19 outbreak.  Among these efforts is assisting other agencies in assessing any potential sites for suitability as alternate care facilities and to rapidly engage contractors to prepare them for medical use. This presentation will give […]

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Department of Energy Announces New Funding to Train Emergency Response and Building Professionals

Information provided by: https://www.energy.gov/eere/articles/department-energy-announces-new-funding-train-emergency-response-and-building Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $4.5 million in funding for training programs for professionals who interact with distributed energy resources, including solar energy systems, storage systems, “smart” building technologies, and electric vehicles. These professionals include those that lead the nation’s emergency response and resilience planning, including firefighters, first […]

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