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Business Plan Competition Opportunities  

The Draper Fisher Jurvetson Venture Challenge is a West Coast business plan competition available to the colleges and universities across the West Coast that

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National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition - EERE ...  

National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition. Learn more about the Department of Energy's National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition structure, past finalists ...

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Business Plan Competitions and Technology Transfer  

SciTech Connect

An evaluation of business plan competitions, with a focus on the NREL-hosted Industry Growth Forum, and how it helps cleantech startups secure funding and transfer their technology to market.

Worley, C.M.; Perry, T.D., IV

2012-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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2013 National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

2013 National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition 2013 National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition 2013 National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition Now in its second year, the 2013 National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition is inspiring university teams across the country to create new businesses to commercialize promising energy technologies developed at U.S. universities and National Laboratories. The competition is designed to build regional networks of student-focused business creation contests across the country, and was launched in 2011 as part of President Obama's Startup America Initiative. After pitching their business plans to panels of judges at the regional semifinals and finals, the six regional winners featured below have advanced to the national competition for a chance to compete in the popular

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2013 National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

2013 National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition 2013 National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition 2013 National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition Now in its second year, the 2013 National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition is inspiring university teams across the country to create new businesses to commercialize promising energy technologies developed at U.S. universities and National Laboratories. The competition is designed to build regional networks of student-focused business creation contests across the country, and was launched in 2011 as part of President Obama's Startup America Initiative. After pitching their business plans to panels of judges at the regional semifinals and finals, the six regional winners featured below have advanced to the national competition for a chance to compete in the popular

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2013 National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

2013 National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition 2013 National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition 2013 National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition Now in its second year, the 2013 National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition is inspiring university teams across the country to create new businesses to commercialize promising energy technologies developed at U.S. universities and National Laboratories. The competition is designed to build regional networks of student-focused business creation contests across the country, and was launched in 2011 as part of President Obama's Startup America Initiative. After pitching their business plans to panels of judges at the regional semifinals and finals, the six regional winners featured below have advanced to the national competition for a chance to compete in the popular

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National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition June 12-14 ...  

National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition ... and the ARPA-E will discuss federal policy and programs that support cleantech startups. 4:00 – ...

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Join Us: 2013 National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition Finals |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Join Us: 2013 National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition Join Us: 2013 National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition Finals Join Us: 2013 National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition Finals June 10, 2013 - 6:01pm Addthis Join Us: 2013 National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition Finals April Saylor April Saylor Former Digital Outreach Strategist, Office of Public Affairs How can I participate? Follow us on Twitter at @ENERGY for live updates from the competition. Watch the G+ Hangout Tuesday at 12pm EDT on plus.google.com/+EnergyGov. Watch team presentations Wednesday from 1:30-3pm EDT energy.gov/live. Tune in on energy.gov this Tuesday and Wednesday (June 11-12) for coverage of the 2013 National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition. Now in its second year, the initiative is inspiring university teams across

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National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Science & Innovation » Innovation » Commercialization » National Science & Innovation » Innovation » Commercialization » National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition The National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition inspired nearly 300 university teams across the country to create new businesses to commercialize promising energy technologies developed at U.S. universities and the National Laboratories. After pitching their business plans to panels of judges at the regional semifinals and finals, six teams advanced to the national competition for a chance to compete in the popular vote and a grand prize determined by an expert panel of judges. Congratulations to: NuMat Technologies from Northwestern University, the National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition grand prize winner

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National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Commercialization » National Commercialization » National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition The National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition inspired nearly 300 university teams across the country to create new businesses to commercialize promising energy technologies developed at U.S. universities and the National Laboratories. After pitching their business plans to panels of judges at the regional semifinals and finals, six teams advanced to the national competition for a chance to compete in the popular vote and a grand prize determined by an expert panel of judges. Congratulations to: NuMat Technologies from Northwestern University, the National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition grand prize winner Navillum Nanotechnologies from the University of Utah, the winner of the

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National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Competition Competition National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition The National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition inspired nearly 300 university teams across the country to create new businesses to commercialize promising energy technologies developed at U.S. universities and the National Laboratories. After pitching their business plans to panels of judges at the regional semifinals and finals, six teams advanced to the national competition for a chance to compete in the popular vote and a grand prize determined by an expert panel of judges. Congratulations to: NuMat Technologies from Northwestern University, the National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition grand prize winner Navillum Nanotechnologies from the University of Utah, the winner of the online vote

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National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition  

2013 National Competition. On June 12, 2013, SiNode Systems from Northwestern University was announced as the winner of the second annual DOE National ...

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Plan competitions reveal entrepreneurial talent  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Monthly economic diversity column for Tri-City Herald business section. Excerpt below: There’s something to be said for gaining valuable real-world experience in a structured, nurturing environment. Take for instance learning to scuba dive in the comfort of my resort pool rather than immediately hanging out with sharks while I figure out little things like oxygen tanks and avoiding underwater panic attacks. Likewise, graduate students are getting some excellent, supportive real-world training through university business plan competitions. These competitions are places where smart minds, new technologies, months of preparation and coaching, and some healthy pre-presentation jitters collide to reveal not only solid new business ideas, but also some promising entrepreneurial talent. In fact, professionals from around our region descend upon college campuses every spring to judge these events, which help to bridge the gap between academics and the real technology and business-driven economy.

Madison, Alison L.

2011-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Business Continuity Planning  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This article considers various strategies for protecting an organisation from both natural and man-made disasters. The differences between business continuity planning, and disaster recovery planning are recognised. © 1997 John Wiley & Sons, ...

Martin Nemzow

1997-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Business Plan in Brief : Draft.  

SciTech Connect

Competition is revolutionizing the electricity industry, and utilities may never be the same. In the past two decades, government deregulation has transformed the airline, cable television, natural gas, and telecommunications industries. Now, with the passage of new laws which have spurred the growth of independent power and opened up transmission access, the electric utility industry has become the laboratory for change. Here in the Northwest, dramatic changes in the electric industry mean that the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) is facing real competition. Our customers have more choices than they had in the past. BPA`s draft Business Plan is a direct response to this changing environment. The plan presents how we propose to adapt to the new competitive marketplace. This is a summary of the plan and some of the important issues it raises for regional discussion. The draft plan contains much more detail on all the topics mentioned here. Business Plan is BPA`s first attempt to integrate the long-term strategic plans of the various parts of the agency with a strategic financial plan. Change is evident throughout the plan--change in our operating environment, in our strategic direction, in our customer and constituent relationships, and in BPA itself as an organization.

United States. Bonneville Power Administration.

1994-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Transportation Business Plan  

SciTech Connect

The Transportation Business Plan is a step in the process of procuring the transportation system. It sets the context for business strategy decisions by providing pertinent background information, describing the legislation and policies governing transportation under the NWPA, and describing requirements of the transportation system. Included in the document are strategies for procuring shipping casks and transportation support services. In the spirit of the NWPA directive to utilize the private sector to the maximum extent possible, opportunities for business ventures are obvious throughout the system development cycle.

1986-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Application Periods Open for 2014 National Clean Energy Business Plan  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Application Periods Open for 2014 National Clean Energy Business Application Periods Open for 2014 National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition's Regional Contests Application Periods Open for 2014 National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition's Regional Contests November 14, 2013 - 5:05pm Addthis The Energy Department today announced the opening of the application periods for six regional competitions that are part of the 2014 U.S. Department of Energy National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition. The competition aims to inspires university teams and promote entrepreneurship in clean energy technologies that will boost American competitiveness, bring cutting-edge clean energy solutions to the market, and strengthen our economic prosperity. The National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition challenges university

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Application Periods Open for 2014 National Clean Energy Business Plan  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Application Periods Open for 2014 National Clean Energy Business Application Periods Open for 2014 National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition's Regional Contests Application Periods Open for 2014 National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition's Regional Contests November 14, 2013 - 5:05pm Addthis The Energy Department today announced the opening of the application periods for six regional competitions that are part of the 2014 U.S. Department of Energy National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition. The competition aims to inspires university teams and promote entrepreneurship in clean energy technologies that will boost American competitiveness, bring cutting-edge clean energy solutions to the market, and strengthen our economic prosperity. The National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition challenges university

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Libraries and Cultural Business Plan  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Results Adequacy Gap 2007CARL Aggregate AdequacyGap 2010Target Adequacy Gap 2013Target Adequacy Gap and graduate students with financial support to cover Open Access author fees. #12;Business Plan 2009-2013Libraries and Cultural Resources 2009-2013 Business Plan #12;Business Plan 2009-2013 ­ Libraries

Habib, Ayman

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Business Plan Process Status Update  

Business Plan Process Status Update 2009: 10 - Business schools visited or contacted in Bay Area to date (CSEB, GGU, SCU, SJSU, Stanford, St. Mary’s, UCB, UCD, UOP ...

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Northwestern University Team Wins 2013 National Clean Energy Business Plan  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Northwestern University Team Wins 2013 National Clean Energy Northwestern University Team Wins 2013 National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition Northwestern University Team Wins 2013 National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition June 14, 2013 - 3:33pm Addthis Earlier this week, the Energy Department hosted the second annual National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition. From Northwestern University, SiNode Systems took home the top honors | Photo courtesy of Ken Shipp, Department of Energy. Earlier this week, the Energy Department hosted the second annual National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition. From Northwestern University, SiNode Systems took home the top honors | Photo courtesy of Ken Shipp, Department of Energy. April Saylor April Saylor Former Digital Outreach Strategist, Office of Public Affairs

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Business Plan Development and Competitions  

LLNL Home. Latest News Headlines. LLNL, Intel, Cray produce big data machine. November 4, 2013. First results from most sensitive dark matter detector. October 31, 2013.

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Business Owners: Prepare a Business Recovery Plan | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

a Business Recovery Plan a Business Recovery Plan Business Owners: Prepare a Business Recovery Plan Business Owners: Prepare a Business Recovery Plan Smart business owners develop and test a written business recovery plan to support them through disasters and help them stay in operation. Planning ahead will help your company get back to business more quickly. Consider your risks-How might a disaster affect your business operations? What natural disasters are most likely where you operate? Identify your critical business functions-What resources and personnel will you need to restore or reproduce these functions during a recovery? Assign disaster response duties to your employees. Identify critical suppliers-Identify suppliers, providers, shippers, resources, and other businesses you typically interact with and

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Micronotes, LLC : business plan  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The primary goal of this research was to determine if Micronotes, a start-up company based on an electronic bill-pay service that enables customers to prepay and discount their bills, is a viable business proposition. Here ...

Kinkead, Devon Andrew

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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U.S. Department of Energy National Clean Energy Business Plan ...  

COMMERCIALIZATION & INNOVATION U.S. Department of Energy National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) ...

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U.S. Department of Energy National Clean Energy Business Plan ...  

COMMERCIALIZATION & INNOVATION U.S. Department of Energy National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) National

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Regional Competitions - EERE Commercialization Office  

Regional Competitions. Six Regional Clean Energy Business Plan Competitions are taking place across the country– representing all of the United ...

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Funding for Nationwide Student-Focused Clean Energy Business Competitions |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Funding for Nationwide Student-Focused Clean Energy Business Funding for Nationwide Student-Focused Clean Energy Business Competitions Funding for Nationwide Student-Focused Clean Energy Business Competitions July 22, 2011 - 3:02pm Addthis Office Of Public Affairs - Thursday, July 21, 2011 Washington, D.C. - As part of the Obama Administration's effort to support and empower the next generation of American clean energy entrepreneurs, U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu today announced $2 million in available funding for the National University Clean Energy Business Challenge. This nationwide initiative will create a network of regional student-focused clean energy business creation competitions whose winners will compete for a National Grand Prize at a completion held at the Department of Energy in Washington, D.C. in early summer 2012.

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Opening Europe's telephone business to competition  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

On January 1st 1998, by decision of the European Union's 15 member states, all of their telecommunications markets were to have been opened to full competition. In practice, it will take longer in many of the countries, sometimes quite a bit longer. ...

V. Tandon

1998-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Texas State Energy Plan Governor's Competitiveness Council  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

8 8 Texas State Energy Plan Governor's Competitiveness Council July 2008 Table of Contents List of Figures 2 Glossary 3 Executive Summary 5 1. Introduction: Texas' Energy Landscape and Challenges 11 1.1 Structure of the Texas Electricity Markets 13 1.2 Wholesale Electricity Markets in ERCOT 15 1.3 Role of ERCOT and Transmission Planning in Market Facilitation 19 1.4 Retail Electricity Markets in ERCOT 20 1.5 Texas' Future Energy Needs 24 1.6 Summary 25 2. Generation Policy 26 2.1 Overview of Investment Trends

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TEACHING PLAN FOR BUSINESS MARKETING  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

and demographic trends. Technological evolution 1 30 Work on Marketing Plan: Macroenvironment 2 30 8 Session 6 on Marketing Plan: Macroenvironment 2 30 9 Seminar 3 Friday 28 January Case preparation 1 30 Case study: Textiles Garcia 55 Work on Marketing Plan: Macroenvironment 2 30 #12;Class preparation T Activity in class

Catalonia, Technical University of

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National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition | Department...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

has developed materials that will fundamentally change the economics of gas storage in natural gas vehicles - supporting the gradual displacement of foreign oil. Learn More...

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National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition | Department...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

has developed materials that will fundamentally change the economics of gas storage in natural gas vehicles - supporting the gradual displacement of foreign oil. Learn More How...

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National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition | Department...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

materials that will fundamentally change the economics of gas storage in natural gas vehicles - supporting the gradual displacement of foreign oil. Learn More Mesdi...

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National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition - EERE ...  

SiNode anodes offer higher battery capacity and faster charging rates, ... from consumer electronics to electric vehicles. ...

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National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition - EERE ...  

... for lithium-ion batteries so they can meet the demands of a wide range of industries, from consumer electronics to electric vehicles. ...

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Deterministic planning in the fifth international planning competition: PDDL3 and experimental evaluation of the planners  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The international planning competition (IPC) is an important driver for planning research. The general goals of the IPC include pushing the state of the art in planning technology by posing new scientific challenges, encouraging direct comparison of ... Keywords: Automated planning, Benchmarks for planning, Experimental evaluation of planning systems, International planning competition, Knowledge representation in planning, PDDL, Plan constraints, Planning languages, Planning systems, Preferences in planning

Alfonso E. Gerevini; Patrik Haslum; Derek Long; Alessandro Saetti; Yannis Dimopoulos

2009-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Business System Planning Project, Preliminary System Design  

SciTech Connect

CH2M HILL Hanford Group, Inc. (CHG) is currently performing many core business functions including, but not limited to, work control, planning, scheduling, cost estimating, procurement, training, and human resources. Other core business functions are managed by or dependent on Project Hanford Management Contractors including, but not limited to, payroll, benefits and pension administration, inventory control, accounts payable, and records management. In addition, CHG has business relationships with its parent company CH2M HILL, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of River Protection and other River Protection Project contractors, government agencies, and vendors. The Business Systems Planning (BSP) Project, under the sponsorship of the CH2M HILL Hanford Group, Inc. Chief Information Officer (CIO), have recommended information system solutions that will support CHG business areas. The Preliminary System Design was developed using the recommendations from the Alternatives Analysis, RPP-6499, Rev 0 and will become the design base for any follow-on implementation projects. The Preliminary System Design will present a high-level system design, providing a high-level overview of the Commercial-Off-The-Shelf (COTS) modules and identify internal and external relationships. This document will not define data structures, user interface components (screens, reports, menus, etc.), business rules or processes. These in-depth activities will be accomplished at implementation planning time.

EVOSEVICH, S.

2000-10-30T23:59:59.000Z

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National Security Technology Incubator Business Plan  

SciTech Connect

This document contains a business plan for the National Security Technology Incubator (NSTI), developed as part of the National Security Preparedness Project (NSPP) and performed under a Department of Energy (DOE)/National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) grant. This business plan describes key features of the NSTI, including the vision and mission, organizational structure and staffing, services, evaluation criteria, marketing strategies, client processes, a budget, incubator evaluation criteria, and a development schedule. The purpose of the NSPP is to promote national security technologies through business incubation, technology demonstration and validation, and workforce development. The NSTI will focus on serving businesses with national security technology applications by nurturing them through critical stages of early development. The vision of the NSTI is to be a successful incubator of technologies and private enterprise that assist the NNSA in meeting new challenges in national safety, security, and protection of the homeland. The NSTI is operated and managed by the Arrowhead Center, responsible for leading the economic development mission of New Mexico State University (NMSU). The Arrowhead Center will recruit business with applications for national security technologies recruited for the NSTI program. The Arrowhead Center and its strategic partners will provide business incubation services, including hands-on mentoring in general business matters, marketing, proposal writing, management, accounting, and finance. Additionally, networking opportunities and technology development assistance will be provided.

2007-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Business plan model for bio-energy companies  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A solid business plan is an important tool for managing any business. It forms up the foundation of the business as well as discusses how important challenges should be solved. Rather often also third parties like financing institutions are interested ... Keywords: bio-energy, business plan, industrial experiences, planning

Pasi Ojala

2011-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE Awards Small Business Contract for Support, Planning Services...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Support, Planning Services to Office of Environmental Management DOE Awards Small Business Contract for Support, Planning Services to Office of Environmental Management February 1,...

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Business Continuity Planning Resources for Small- and Medium-Sized Businesses  

SciTech Connect

This document/memo summarizes existing resources and guidance on business continuity planning for small- to medium-sized businesses. DTRA will share this information with large commercial businesses who identified the need to help their suppliers and other key collaborators prepare business continuity plans in order to speed recovery from a wide-area bioterrorism incident.

Judd, Kathleen S.; Lesperance, Ann M.

2010-05-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Toyota IS Business Planning All about PlanDoCheckAct  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Toyota IS Business Planning All about PlanDoCheckAct Xiang Tjoa, BSc BMI, 1202952 27 January 2008 Toyota Motor Europe Information Systems Division Business Planning Avenue: Dr. C. Verhoef Version 2.6 #12;Toyota IS Business Planning All about PlanDoCheckAct 2

Bhulai, Sandjai

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Business System Planning Project System Requirements Specification  

SciTech Connect

The purpose of the Business Systems Planning Project System Requirements Specification (SRS) is to provide the outline and contents of the requirements for the CH2M HILL Hanford Group, Inc. (CHG) integrated business and technical information systems. The SRS will translate proposed objectives into the statement of the functions that are to be performed and data and information flows that they require. The requirements gathering methodology will use (1) facilitated group requirement sessions; (2) individual interviews; (3) surveys; and (4) document reviews. The requirements will be verified and validated through coordination of the technical requirement team and CHG Managers. The SRS document used the content and format specified in Lockheed Martin Services, Inc. Organization Standard Software Practices in conjunction with the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Standard 8340-1984 for Systems Requirements Documents.

NELSON, R.E.

2000-09-08T23:59:59.000Z

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SunShine Café: A Breakfast Restaurant Business Plan.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to create a business plan for the SunShine Café. While the commonly known statistic of 90% of restaurants… (more)

Burrow, Lillian I.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Business Plan for 1st Street Diner and Nightclub.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??A business plan was created for a diner and nightclub located in downtown Des Moines, Iowa, and the concept was found to be unique to… (more)

Deets, Brian D.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Business Plan : Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement, Volume 2, Appendices.  

SciTech Connect

This document contains the appendices for the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) Business Plan: Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement. Included are: BPA products and services; Rate design; Methodology and assumptions for numerical analysis; Retail utility operations; Comments and responses to the draft business plan EIS.

United States. Bonneville Power Administration.

1995-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Business Analytics and Competitive Advantage: A Review and a Research Agenda  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Business analytics has the potential to deliver performance gains and competitive advantage. However, a theoretically grounded model identifying the factors and processes involved in realizing those performance gains has not been clearly articulated ...

Rajeev Sharma; Peter Reynolds; Rens Scheepers; Peter B. Seddon; Graeme Shanks

2010-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Korean restaurant business plan in Taiwan  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Taiwan's food and beverage business has been one of the main drivers of the country's economic growth for the past several years. As Taiwan becomes more prosperous and grows beyond the traditional OEM/ODM businesses, ...

Chen, Kai Wei Kevin

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Greenhouse Gas Mitigation Planning for Business Travel | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Business Travel Business Travel Greenhouse Gas Mitigation Planning for Business Travel October 7, 2013 - 1:20pm Addthis Business travel is among the largest sources of Scope 3 greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions accounted for by Federal agencies. For some agencies, business travel can represent up to 60% of Scope 3 emissions, but represents about 20% of Scope 3 emissions for the Federal sector as whole. While other emissions categories have been the focus of efficiency improvements for several years, few agencies have been actively planning to manage business travel for GHG reduction purposes. Travel management due to budgetary constraints has typically been more common for Federal agencies in the past. Because air travel emissions are the biggest source of travel emissions for most agencies, this guidance focuses on planning for

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Business plan for the frozen food industry in Morocco  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

In this thesis, I develop a business plan for a frozen food company (Chiwate) that will operate in Morocco. Until very recently, the frozen food product-line in Morocco was very restricted. However, recent demographic and ...

Miri, Leila

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Business Planning: A Key to Energy Efficiency in Russia  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Financing is a significant barrier to energy efficiency in Russia. Many banks and Western companies would like to invest in energy efficiency projects in Russia, but are frustrated by the lack of Western-style business planning and preparation in Russian project proposals. With support from the U.S. Department of Energy, the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory has organized several training workshops on writing business plans for energy efficiency projects. Russian project proposals typically describe the technical measures to be implemented, and they provide a simple payback analysis of the costs. The most difficult tasks for Russian business people are often developing a marketing plan, using creative financing techniques, describing the implementation plan in sufficient detail, and providing appropriate information on the organizations involved in the project. As Russians learn to prepare solid business plans, their ability to attract financing for energy efficiency projects and successfully implement such projects will increase. Business planning also provides a useful framework for assessing energy projects. In this sense, it can help Russian business people better understand the advantages of energy efficiency and increase their willingness to invest in demand-side measures.

Evans, M.

1997-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Business Continuity Project Project Summary: Develop Business Continuity Plans for all critical functional areas of  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

-on-going #12;Specific Activities: · Designate BC director (several)-done · Involve top level management-done o-done o Perform Business Analysis-done, Marsh 1999 · Hire consultant to help develop plan-done o for plans o Distribute data collection packages to "critical" functions-done, o Train functions on how

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The role of competitive forces in integrated resource planning  

SciTech Connect

In this report, we study the potential for competitive forces to enhance the efficiency of integrated resource planning and produce consumer cost reductions. We examine the efficiency gains from competition in the private power market, and ask whether similar forces can be successful on the demand-side of the market. The goal of this analysis is to identify and elucidate options available to state Public Utility Commissions (PUCs) to support competition in utility demand-side management programs to achieve efficiencies similar to those being achieved through development of competitive forces on the supply-side of the industry. We consider the entire market structure from upstream suppliers to distribution intermediaries to ultimate consumers. The market structure differs substantially between the demand-side and the supply-side of the electricity market. Demand-site electricity markets have a longer distribution chain and more intermediaries than the supply-side, which is attributable in part to the ultimately retail nature of demand and the wholesale nature of supply, and in part indicates market failures.

Kahn, E.; Goldman, C.

1991-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Business Plan for a Successful Family-Run Restaurant in Heber City, Utah.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??Business plans are considered to be an important, “even crucial,” part of opening any business (Lange, Mollov, Pearlmutter, Singh, & Bygrave, 2007). Because of a… (more)

Bringhurst, Brittany M.

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Mesdi Systems Mesdi Systems University of Central Florida Mesdi Systems developed revolutionary equipment for manufacturing lithium-ion batteries, solar cells, and other high precision products that will improve their performance and lifetime with advanced coatings and quality control. Learn More Navillum Nanotechnologies University of Utah Navillum Nanotechnologies developed a process to fabricate quantum dots and other types of semiconducting nanocrystals. When used in liquid crystal displays (LCD), quantum dots improve energy efficiency by up to 35 percent and in solar panels can increase efficiency up to 45 percent. Learn More NuMat Technologies, Inc. Northwestern University NuMat Technologies, Inc is a cleantech spin-out that computationally designs and synthesizes high-performing nanomaterials for gas storage and

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2013 National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Picasolar Picasolar University of Arkansas 16 likes Picasolar wholly owns the hydrogen selective emitter (HSE) technology. HSE can increase the efficiency of solar cells by up to 15 percent and remove up to 33 percent of the silver grid lines in a conventional silicon solar cell. Learn More SiNode Systems Northwestern University 31 likes SiNode Systems is a battery materials venture developing silicon-graphene anodes for the next generation of lithium-ion batteries. SiNode anodes offer higher battery capacity and faster charging rates, all while being produced via a low cost solution chemistry-based manufacturing process. Learn More Pyro-E University of California-Berkeley 190 likes Pyro-E, LLC is developing a solid-state device for waste heat harvesting at the distributed energy scale. The device is designed based on the

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National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition - Frequently Asked ...  

White House tours of the East Wing are scheduled for Thursday, June 14 as an optional event. If you are a member of one of the finalist teams or regional organizers, ...

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National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Radiator Labs Radiator Labs Columbia University Radiator Labs developed a low-cost, easily installed radiator retrofit that converts radiator heating systems into a controlled-zoned system, which significantly increases the efficiency of radiator heating while improving occupant comfort. Learn More Navillum Nanotechnologies University of Utah Navillum Nanotechnologies developed a process to fabricate quantum dots and other types of semiconducting nanocrystals. When used in liquid crystal displays (LCD), quantum dots improve energy efficiency by up to 35 percent and in solar panels can increase efficiency up to 45 percent. Learn More Mesdi Systems University of Central Florida Mesdi Systems developed revolutionary equipment for manufacturing lithium-ion batteries, solar cells, and other high precision products that

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2013 National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Bearing Analytics Bearing Analytics Purdue University 355 likes Bearing Analytics is a leading-edge equipment monitoring company aimed at pioneering a new era in industrial bearing condition monitoring. Our objective is to consolidate the needs of customers, environment, and manufacturers to improve asset management and energy efficiency capabilities one bearing at a time. Learn More Bioadhesive Alliance North Carolina A&T State University 1322 likes Bioadhesive Alliance Inc. is a developer and manufacturer of "PiGrid", bio-based adhesive that is green, low cost, and durable and can be utilized as a substitute to petroleum-based asphalt binder. Learn More Inviroment Brigham Young University 300 likes PlasTek(tm) is patent-pending technology created by Inviroment(tm) that

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National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

SolidEnergy Systems SolidEnergy Systems Massachusetts Institute of Technology SolidEnergy Systems developed cutting-edge battery technologies to meet the world's growing energy storage demand. The Polymer Ionic Liquid (PIL) rechargeable lithium battery has four times the energy density of a conventional lithium-ion battery. Learn More Stanford Nitrogen Group Stanford University The Stanford Nitrogen Group developed a new wastewater treatment process, termed "CANDO", for the removal and recovery of energy from waste nitrogen. The CANDO technology improves the efficiency of nitrogen treatment by lowering energy inputs and enabling energy recovery from waste nitrogen. Learn More NuMat Technologies, Inc. Northwestern University NuMat Technologies, Inc is a cleantech spin-out that computationally

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Smart Buildings: Business Case and Action Plan  

SciTech Connect

General Services Administration (GSA) has been a pioneer in using Smart Building technologies but it has yet to achieve the full benefits of an integrated, enterprise-wide Smart Building strategy. In July 2008, GSA developed an initial briefing memorandum that identified five actions for a Smart Buildings feasibility study: (1) Identify and cluster the major building systems under consideration for a Smart Buildings initiative; (2) Identify GSA priorities for these clusters; (3) Plan for future adoption of Smart Building strategies by identifying compatible hardware; (4) Develop a framework for implementing and testing Smart Building strategies and converged networks; and (5) Document relevant GSA and industry initiatives in this arena. Based on this briefing memorandum, PBS and FAS retained consultants from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Noblis, and the Building Intelligence Group to evaluate the potential for Smart Buildings within GSA, and to develop this report. The project has included extensive interviews with GSA staff (See Appendix A), a review of existing GSA standards and documents, and an examination of relevant GSA and industry initiatives. Based on interviews with GSA staff and a review of GSA standards and documents, the project team focused on four goals for evaluating how Smart Building technology can benefit GSA: (1) Achieve Energy Efficiency Mandates--Use Smart Building technology as a tool to meet EISA 2007 and EO 13423 goals for energy efficiency. (2) Enhance Property Management--Deploy enterprise tools for improved Operations and Maintenance (O&M) performance and verification. (3) Implement Network as the Fourth Utility--Utilize a converged broadband network to support Smart Building systems and provide GSA clients with connectivity for voice, data and video. (4) Enhance Safety and Security--Harmonize Physical Access Control Systems (PACS) with Smart Building Systems.

Ehrlich, Paul; Diamond, Rick

2009-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The sources of e-business competitive advantages between travel agencies and online travel service firms in China  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Knowledge about the most important sources of e-business competitive advantages in the travel industry would help to focus efforts in both academic and practical areas. This study develops a framework based on the resource-based view (RBV) ...

Zhen Zhu; Jing Zhao

2011-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Climate VISION: Private Sector Initiatives: Business Roundtable: Work Plans  

Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

Work Plans Work Plans Business Roundtable Logo Business Roundtable is an association of 160 leading CEOs of companies with 4.5 trillion dollars in annual revenue and employing nearly 10 million people. While we are leading the way on many fronts, our commitment to a sustainable future is our top priority. Our work on Climate RESOLVE (Responsible Environmental Steps, Opportunities to Lead by Voluntary Efforts), mobilizes the resources and expertise of the Roundtable member companies behind the goal of enhanced action to control greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and improve the GHG intensity of the U.S. economy. We are pleased that the vast majority of our members are participating in Climate RESOLVE. A complete list of our Climate RESOLVE members is available on our website.

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Local procurements exceed planned goals in 5 out of 6 business categories  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Local procurements exceed planned goals Local procurements exceed planned goals Local procurements exceed planned goals in 5 out of 6 business categories Major subcontractor's dollars impact the economy locally, regionally and nationally. April 18, 2013 Socio Economic Goals Businesses awarded LANL subcontracts exceeding $500,000 ($1 million for construction) submit small business plans including proposed goals for various socioeconomic categories so that they are consistent with LANL's Subcontracting Plan. Contact Small Business Office (505) 667-4419 Email Major subcontractors' achievements tracked to ensure consistency with LANL's Subcontracting Plan When the Laboratory awards subcontracts to large business exceeding $500,000 ($1 million for construction), these major large business subcontractors must submit small business subcontracting plans. These plans

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Business Plan for Utilization of Coal Combustion By-Products (CCBP) -- Biosolids Blends in Horticultural Markets  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This report presents a marketing plan for coal combustion by-products (CCBP)-biosolids blends which summarizes the business opportunity (potential demand for CCBP-biosolids blends) and defines conditions necessary to seize and execute the opportunity identified. The plan places a hypothetical business in a specific location (Austell, GA) to make the cost-profit analysis as realistic as possible. It should be remembered, however, that the marketing plan for a business venture is not "the business." This h...

1999-12-03T23:59:59.000Z

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Agent-based Versus Macroscopic Modeling of Competition and Business Processes in Economics and Finance  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We present examples of agent-based and stochastic models of competition and business processes in economics and finance. We start from as simple as possible models, which have microscopic, agent-based, versions and macroscopic treatment in behavior. Microscopic and macroscopic versions of herding model proposed by Kirman and Bass diffusion of new products are considered in this contribution as two basic ideas. Further we demonstrate that general herding behavior can be considered as a background of nonlinear stochastic model of financial fluctuations.

Kononovicius, Aleksejus; Daniunas, Valentas

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Agent-based Versus Macroscopic Modeling of Competition and Business Processes in Economics  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Simulation serves as a third way of doing science, in contrast to both induction and deduction. The web based modeling may considerably facilitate the execution of simulations by other people. We present examples of agent-based and stochastic models of competition and business processes in economics. We start from as simple as possible models, which have microscopic, agent-based, versions and macroscopic treatment in behavior. Microscopic and macroscopic versions of herding model proposed by Kirman and Bass diffusion of new products are considered in this contribution as two basic ideas.

Daniunas, V; Kononovicius, A

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Business Management and Planning (BMP) Division | U.S. DOE Office of  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Business Business Management and Planning (BMP) Division Business Policy and Operations (BPO) BPO Home Leadership Organization Chart .pdf file (195KB) Business Management and Planning (BMP) Division SC Systems and Operations (SCSO) Division Contact Information Business Policy & Operations U.S. Department of Energy SC-45/Germantown Building 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 20585 P: (301) 903-0192 F: (301) 903-2481 More Information » Business Management and Planning (BMP) Division Print Text Size: A A A RSS Feeds FeedbackShare Page The Business Management and Planning (BMP) Division provides planning, design, implementation, and overall project management for SC mission-support IT Initiatives such as research grants and financial management systems; network modernization; and IT Strategic and Operational

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Integrated Renewable Hydrogen Utility System (IRHUS) business plan  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This business plan is for a proposed legal entity named IRHUS, Inc. which is to be formed as a subsidiary of Energy Partners, L.C. (EP) of West Palm Beach, Florida. EP is a research and development company specializing in hydrogen proton exchange membrane (PEM) fuel cells and systems. A fuel cell is an engine with no moving parts that takes in hydrogen and produces electricity. The purpose of IRHUS, Inc. is to develop and manufacture a self-sufficient energy system based on the fuel cell and other new technology that produces hydrogen and electricity. The product is called the Integrated renewable Hydrogen utility System (IRHUS). IRHUS, Inc. plans to start limited production of the IRHUS in 2002. The IRHUS is a unique product with an innovative concept in that it provides continuous electrical power in places with no electrical infrastructure, i.e., in remote and island locations. The IRHUS is a zero emissions, self-sufficient, hydrogen fuel generation system that produces electricity on a continuous basis by combining any renewable power source with hydrogen technology. Current plans are to produce a 10 kilowatt IRHUS MP (medium power). Future plans are to design and manufacture IRHUS models to provide power for a variety of power ranges for identified attractive market segments. The technological components of the IRHUS include an electrolyzer, hydrogen and oxygen storage subsystems, fuel cell system, and power control system. The IRHUS product is to be integrated with a variety of renewable energy technologies. 5 figs., 10 tabs.

NONE

1999-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Aggregate Production Planning for Process Industries under Competition  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

A Linear Programming Approach to Production and EmploymentA.C. 1978. “Aggregate Production Planning. ” Handbook ofH.A. Simon. 1960. Planning Production, Inventories and Work

Karmarkar, U. S.; Rajaram, K.

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Home energy rating system business plan feasibility study in Washington state  

SciTech Connect

In the Fall of 1993, the Washington State Energy Office funded the Washington Home Energy Rating System project to investigate the benefits of a Washington state HERS. WSEO established a HERS and EEM Advisory Group. Composed of mortgage lenders/brokers, realtors, builders, utility staff, remodelers, and other state agency representatives, the Advisory Group met for the first time on November 17, 1993. The Advisory Group established several subcommittees to identify issues and options. During its March 1994 meeting, the Advisory Group formed a consensus directing WSEO to develop a HERS business plan for consideration. The Advisory Group also established a business plan subcommittee to help draft the plan. Under the guidance of the business plan subcommittee, WSEO conducted research on how customers value energy efficiency in the housing market. This plan represents WSEO`s effort to comply with the Advisory Group`s request. Why is a HERS Business Plan necessary? Strictly speaking this plan is more of a feasibility plan than a business plan since it is designed to help determine the feasibility of a new business venture: a statewide home energy rating system. To make this determination decision makers or possible investors require strategic information about the proposed enterprise. Ideally, the plan should anticipate the significant questions parties may want to know. Among other things, this document should establish decision points for action.

Lineham, T.

1995-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Responses from BSPWG to SGFAC on Business Plan • The ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... and educating others on technology development, business, financial, regulatory, and ... a 2 tier model and recognizes significant continuity with the ...

2012-07-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Calling all Young Entrepreneurs: Deadline for Energy Department Business  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Calling all Young Entrepreneurs: Deadline for Energy Department Calling all Young Entrepreneurs: Deadline for Energy Department Business Plan Competition Approaching Calling all Young Entrepreneurs: Deadline for Energy Department Business Plan Competition Approaching December 1, 2011 - 12:08pm Addthis If you’re a university student interested in low-carbon technologies and entrepreneurship, then this is the premier opportunity for you to pitch your idea. The Regional Clean Energy Business Plan Competition is accepting business plan submissions from today until March 2, 2012. If you're a university student interested in low-carbon technologies and entrepreneurship, then this is the premier opportunity for you to pitch your idea. The Regional Clean Energy Business Plan Competition is accepting business plan submissions from today until March 2, 2012.

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DOE Awards Small Business Contract for Support, Planning Services to Office  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

DOE Awards Small Business Contract for Support, Planning Services DOE Awards Small Business Contract for Support, Planning Services to Office of Environmental Management DOE Awards Small Business Contract for Support, Planning Services to Office of Environmental Management February 1, 2013 - 12:00pm Addthis Media Contact Bill Taylor, 803-952-8564 bill.taylor@srs.gov Cincinnati - The Department of Energy (DOE) today awarded a $1.5 million contact (task order) to Trinity Engineering Associates, Inc. of Cincinnati, Ohio for planning and support functions for the Office of Environmental Management. The task order was awarded under an Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (ID/IQ) Master Contract DE-EM0002032 for a one-year term and two one-year option periods. The work under the task order will be in support of the Environmental Management's Office of Operational Safety and quality

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Business  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Business Business Business1354608000000BusinessSome of these resources are LANL-only and will require Remote Access./No/Questions? 667-5809library@lanl.gov Business Some of these resources are LANL-only and will require Remote Access. Key Resources Reference Organizations Journals Key Resources ABI/INFORM Research: Business periodicals Articles on business conditions, trends, management techniques, marketing, economics, human resources, finance, computers, and more; many with full-text Business.gov : the Business Gateway to Federal Resources Business collections, news National Technology Transfer Center Provides expert experience in a variety of areas, including: Intellectual Property Management, Engineering, Computer/Database Development, etc. RFE: Resources for Economists on the Internet

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Business and competitive analysis: effective application of new and classic methods, First edition  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

ï¾ ï¾ “All practicing managers and business decision makers should be grateful to Fleisher and Bensoussan for showing them how their analysis work can become more rigorous and their approach less casual. Accept no imitations. This is ...

Craig Fleisher; Babette Bensoussan

2007-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The evolution of business ecosystems : interspecies competition in the steel industry  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This thesis contributes toward the building of a theory of the evolution of business ecosystems by exploring the applicability of Piepenbrock's' theoretical framework to a commodity industrial setting, namely the U.S. steel ...

Mathur, Akshat

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Business  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Environment Feature Stories Public Reading Room: Environmental Documents, Reports LANL Home Phonebook Calendar Video Business businessassetsimagesbusiness-icon.jpg Doing...

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Energy Management: A Corporate Objective in the Five-Year Business Plan  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This paper presents the Energy Management Program developed by the Western Electric Company. The program includes managerial accountabilities; administrative and technical activities; and a most recently implemented comprehensive five-year energy planning process. The main focus of this paper is on the energy planning process. This process is designed to (1) provide increased corporate energy direction; (2) assure that all Company locations have comprehensive energy management programs; (3) improve communications to reduce duplication of effort; (4) provide engineering effort and capital required for energy related projects, and (5) provide increased energy conservation input to the Corporate Business Plan.

Mulhern, T. A.

1982-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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1994 U.S. Department of Energy Strategic Plan: Fueling a Competitive Economy  

SciTech Connect

The Department of Energy has a rich heritage of meeting important national goals in the areas of energy, national security, science, and technology. The end of the Cold War, and the election of President Clinton, have given us a new national agenda. Through a comprehensive strategic planning process, we have determined that the Department must now unleash its extraordinary scientific and technical talent and resources on new and more sharply focused goals: fueling a competitive economy, improving the environment through waste management and pollution prevention, and reducing the nuclear danger.

None,

1994-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Final Draft Strategic Marketing Plan.  

SciTech Connect

The Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) has developed a marketing plan to define how BPA can be viable and competitive in the future, a result important to BPA`s customers and constituents. The Marketing Plan represents the preferred customer outcomes, marketplace achievements, and competitive advantage required to accomplish the Vision and the Strategic Business Objectives of the agency. The Marketing Plan contributes to successful implementation of BPA`s Strategic Business Objectives (SBOs) by providing common guidance to organizations and activities throughout the agency responsible for (1) planning, constructing, operating, and maintaining the Federal Columbia River Power System; (2) conducting business with BPA`s customers; and (3) providing required internal support services.

United States. Bonneville Power Administration.

1994-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Funding for Nationwide Student-Focused Clean Energy Business...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

The funding will support up to six regional competitions that will inspire, mentor, and train students from across the country to develop successful business plans to create a new...

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DOE Awards Small Business Contract for Support, Planning Services to Office  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Support, Planning Services Support, Planning Services to Office of Environmental Management DOE Awards Small Business Contract for Support, Planning Services to Office of Environmental Management February 1, 2013 - 12:00pm Addthis Media Contact Bill Taylor, 803-952-8564 bill.taylor@srs.gov Cincinnati - The Department of Energy (DOE) today awarded a $1.5 million contact (task order) to Trinity Engineering Associates, Inc. of Cincinnati, Ohio for planning and support functions for the Office of Environmental Management. The task order was awarded under an Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (ID/IQ) Master Contract DE-EM0002032 for a one-year term and two one-year option periods. The work under the task order will be in support of the Environmental Management's Office of Operational Safety and quality

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Business Planning  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

SG/2013/28 London: The Stationery Office £16.00Some images supplied courtesy of site licence companies. Every effort is taken to ensure the accuracy of material or images produced or used by the NDA. However, the NDA cannot guarantee that the images shown will always be current, accurate or complete and does not warrant or endorse the accuracy or completeness of the images. © Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (2013) The text of this document (this excludes, where present, the Royal Arms and all departmental and agency logos) may be reproduced free of charge in any format or medium providing that it is reproduced accurately and not in a misleading context. The material must be acknowledged as Nuclear Decommissioning Authority copyright and the document title specified. Where third party material has been identified, permission from the respective copyright holder must be sought. Any enquiries regarding this publication should be emailed to us at

Moor Row; Ca Hu

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Stakeholder Engagement and Outreach: Collegiate Wind Competition  

Wind Powering America (EERE)

Wind for Schools Project Wind for Schools Project Collegiate Wind Competition School Project Locations Education & Training Programs Curricula & Teaching Materials Resources Collegiate Wind Competition The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Collegiate Wind Competition challenges undergraduate students from multiple disciplines to design and construct a lightweight wind turbine. The students will investigate innovative wind energy concepts; gain experience designing, building, and testing a wind turbine to perform according to a customized, market data-derived business plan; and increase their knowledge of wind industry barriers. Illustration with a summary of the Collegiate Wind Competition and its principal contests. Challenging collegiate teams to design and construct a lightweight, transportable wind turbine to power small electric devices. Build and test a wind turbine, present on wind energy topics, and deliver a cohesive business plan.

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Fuel cell power systems for remote applications. Phase 1 final report and business plan  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The goal of the Fuel Cell Power Systems for Remote Applications project is to commercialize a 0.1--5 kW integrated fuel cell power system (FCPS). The project targets high value niche markets, including natural gas and oil pipelines, off-grid homes, yachts, telecommunication stations and recreational vehicles. Phase 1 includes the market research, technical and financial analysis of the fuel cell power system, technical and financial requirements to establish manufacturing capability, the business plan, and teaming arrangements. Phase 1 also includes project planning, scope of work, and budgets for Phases 2--4. The project is a cooperative effort of Teledyne Brown Engineering--Energy Systems, Schatz Energy Research Center, Hydrogen Burner Technology, and the City of Palm Desert. Phases 2 through 4 are designed to utilize the results of Phase 1, to further the commercial potential of the fuel cell power system. Phase 2 focuses on research and development of the reformer and fuel cell and is divided into three related, but potentially separate tasks. Budgets and timelines for Phase 2 can be found in section 4 of this report. Phase 2 includes: Task A--Develop a reformate tolerant fuel cell stack and 5 kW reformer; Task B--Assemble and deliver a fuel cell that operates on pure hydrogen to the University of Alaska or another site in Alaska; Task C--Provide support and training to the University of Alaska in the setting up and operating a fuel cell test lab. The Phase 1 research examined the market for power systems for off-grid homes, yachts, telecommunication stations and recreational vehicles. Also included in this report are summaries of the previously conducted market reports that examined power needs for remote locations along natural gas and oil pipelines. A list of highlights from the research can be found in the executive summary of the business plan.

NONE

1998-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Supplement Analysis for the Business Plan EIS (DOE/EIS-0183/SA-04)  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

e Electronic Form Approved by CILR - 09/26/2001 e Electronic Form Approved by CILR - 09/26/2001 (8-89) memorandum DATE: May 24, 2002 REPLY TO ATTN OF: KEC-4 SUBJECT: Supplement Analysis for the Business Plan EIS (DOE/EIS-0183/SA-04) Scott Wilson - PT-5 TO: Customer Account Executive Proposed Action: Klondike Wind Project - Power Purchase Agreement, Contract Number 02PB-11093. Proposed By: Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) and Northwestern Windpower, LLC. Location: Near Wasco, Sherman County, Oregon. Description of the Proposed Action: BPA proposes to purchase 24 megawatts (MW) of wind power from the Klondike Wind Project for a term of 20 years. Analysis: The existing 24-MW Klondike Wind Project, owned and operated by Northwestern Windpower,

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Supplement Analysis for the Business Plan EIS (DOE/EIS-0183/SA-06)  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

May 28, 2004 May 28, 2004 REPLY TO ATTN OF: KEC-4 SUBJECT: Supplement Analysis for the Business Plan EIS (DOE/EIS-0183/SA-06) Deb Malin Project Manager - PT-5 Proposed Action: Memorandum of Agreement between Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) and Bonneville Environmental Foundation (BEF) to help support BEF's renewable resources activities. Location: Unknown at this time, but likely throughout the Pacific Northwest. Proposed by: BPA and BEF. Description of the Proposed Action: BPA proposes to enter into a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) to provide annual funding to the BEF. The BEF is a non-profit organization that supports watershed restoration programs and development of new sources of renewable energy, such as wind, solar, hydro, and landfill gas, in the Pacific Northwest. The MOA would

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Toward a theory of the evolution of business ecosystems : enterprise architectures, competitive dynamics, firm performance & industrial co-evolution  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This dissertation contributes toward the building of a theory of the evolution of business ecosystems. In the process, it addresses a question that has been posed by evolutionary theorists in the economics and sociology ...

Piepenbrock, Theodore F. (Theodore Frederick), 1965-

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Gas Pipeline ASD Application Study: Business Plan for the Application of ASDs to a Section of a Gas Pipeline System  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

An adjustable speed drive (ASD) offers opportunities to operate a gas pipeline in a more energy efficient manner. This report focuses on the appropriate system requirements and includes data used to determine those requirements. It also provides a business plan for progressively applying ASDs to a 600-mile section of gas pipeline in order to realize full energy savings and operational improvements.

1999-04-02T23:59:59.000Z

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Balancing Economics and Reliability to Evaluate Planning Options under Competitive Environment  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

After the electric industry was restructured in the 1990s to provide open transmission access and introduce competition into wholesale electricity markets, the reliability of the transmission grid became dependent on a combination of assets provided by independent commercial developers and regulated electric utility companies with a statutory obligation to deliver safe, adequate service to retail customers. In a competitive environment, increasing network flexibility is desirable. In the most prevalent p...

2010-12-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Business leadership in city planning : the case of the Central Artery  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This thesis has been motivated by my interest in the Artery Business Committee (ABC), which was formed in 1989 with a mission to collectively represent the business community's interests in the fear and opportunity presented ...

Agarwal, Anjali, M.C.P. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Small Business Innovation Research & Small Business ...  

(SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) are highly competitive programs ... • Have an opportunity to work on different types of projects.

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Current trends in transmission system planning needed in competitive and deregulated environment using artificial intelligence  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper picturesquely depicts the changing trends and values under new circumstances which are developed in the sector of electric power system i.e. generation side and partly on the way in transmission and distribution network. A very clear advocacy ... Keywords: competitive, congestion, deregulation, market dynamic, monitoring, restructuring

Aamir Mahboob Ilahi; Suhail Aftab Qureshi

2006-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Competitive Sourcing  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Competitive Sourcing Competitive Sourcing The Department of Energy's (DOE) Competitive Sourcing program is a management initiative aimed at improving DOE's performance and reducing the Department's operational costs. The program is governed by Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circular A- 76, Performance of Commercial Activities, dated May 29, 2003. The commercial activities selected for review and competition include functions performed by government employees that are readily available in the private sector, and where the potential for efficiencies, regardless of the winning provider, are highly likely. The candidate functions are chosen from the Department's annual Federal Activities Inventory Reform (FAIR) Act Inventory and subjected to a feasibility review to determine if a prudent business case can be made to enter

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arXiv.org help - arXiv Business Planning Update  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

April 2011 It has been 15 months since we announced the collaborative arXiv business model. As we reported in our previous update, for 2010 we were pleased to receive support from...

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Applications of Distributed Resources for Distribution Companies: Business Plans and Strategies  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The impact of more widespread distributed resources (DR) will be complex and affect many business lines and disciplines within utilities. Not every DR application is going to be a good fit for a given utility or its customers; some applications could even potentially "strand" transmission and distribution (T&D) investments and increase costs to other customers. Addressing DR at a strategic level, this report examines potential DR business strategies and tactics and provides utility planners with insights...

2003-01-23T23:59:59.000Z

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Business Transformation Workbench: A Practitioner's Tool for Business Transformation  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Business transformation is a key management initiative that attempts to align people, process and technology of an enterprise more closely with its business strategy and vision. It is an essential part of the competitive business cycle. Existing consulting ... Keywords: business transformation, business process models, software tools

Juhnyoung Lee; Rama Akkiraju; Chun Hua Tian; Shun Jiang; Sivaprashanth Danturthy; Ponn Sundhararajan; Carl Nordman; Rakesh Mohan; Hitansh Singala; Wei Ding

2008-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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ACQUISITION PLANNING  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

PLANNING PLANNING REFERENCES 1. FAR 4.803(a)(1) Contents of Contract Files 2. FAR 5.405(a) Exchange of Acquisition Information 3. FAR Part 6 Competition Requirements 4. FAR Part 7 Acquisition Planning 5. FAR Part 8 Required Sources of Supply 6. FAR Part 9 Contractor Qualifications 7. FAR Part 10 Market Research 8. FAR Part 11 Describing Agency Needs 9. FAR 15.201(c) Exchanges with Industry Before Receipt of Proposals 10. FAR Subpart 16.1 Selecting Contract Types 11. FAR 16.504(c) Indefinite-Quantity Contracts - Multiple Award Preference 12. FAR 17 Special Contracting Methods 13. FAR Part 19 Small Business Programs 14. FAR 25.802(a)(2) Other International Agreements and Coordination 15. FAR 34.004 Acquisition Strategy

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The Energy General Store, sunscreen production and sales: A business plan for Tucson Urban League  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Tucson Urban League, in an effort to reduce its dependence on federal grants for the operation of community programs, proposes to establish a profit-making component of the agency which has been named Park Avenue Enterprises. Initially, Park Avenue Enterprises will consist of three divisions: Wood Unlimited, Weatherization-Home Repair, and The Energy General Store. Wood Unlimited will market, fabricate, and install wood products including cabinets, pallets, crates, and other custom items. The Weatherization-Home Repair division of PAE will be labor intensive and designed to provide unique energy-saving services. Finally, The Energy General Store division of PAE will provide goods and services conducive to principles of energy conservation: sunscreens, low-flow showerheads, energy-efficient light bulbs, toilet tank insert, and other conservation items. The Energy General Store is also planned to be a resource for information and ideas in energy and water conservation. This plan will use sunscreen production and marketing as its focus.

Clarke, R.; Goldberg, A.; Johnson, C.; Robinson, M.

1987-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Guidelines for the Competition - EERE Commercialization Office  

Search Help Commercialization ... Business plan teams may enter multiple ... The following items will be further clarified in the official Terms & ...

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Sandia Strategic Plan 1997  

SciTech Connect

Sandia embarked on its first exercise in corporate strategic planning during the winter of 1989. The results of that effort were disseminated with the publication of Strategic Plan 1990. Four years later Sandia conducted their second major planning effort and published Strategic Plan 1994. Sandia`s 1994 planning effort linked very clearly to the Department of Energy`s first strategic plan, Fueling a Competitive Economy. It benefited as well from the leadership of Lockheed Martin Corporation, the management and operating contractor. Lockheed Martin`s corporate success is founded on visionary strategic planning and annual operational planning driven by customer requirements and technology opportunities. In 1996 Sandia conducted another major planning effort that resulted in the development of eight long-term Strategic Objectives. Strategic Plan 1997 differs from its predecessors in that the robust elements of previous efforts have been integrated into one comprehensive body. The changes implemented so far have helped establish a living strategic plan with a stronger business focus and with clear deployment throughout Sandia. The concept of a personal line of sight for all employees to this strategic plan and its objectives, goals, and annual milestones is becoming a reality.

1997-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Promotional forecasting in the grocery retail business  

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Predicting customer demand in the highly competitive grocery retail business has become extremely difficult, especially for promotional items. The difficulty in promotional forecasting has resulted from numerous internal ...

Koottatep, Pakawkul

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

105

Better Buildings Neighborhood Program: Business Model Resources  

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Business Model Business Model Resources to someone by E-mail Share Better Buildings Neighborhood Program: Business Model Resources on Facebook Tweet about Better Buildings Neighborhood Program: Business Model Resources on Twitter Bookmark Better Buildings Neighborhood Program: Business Model Resources on Google Bookmark Better Buildings Neighborhood Program: Business Model Resources on Delicious Rank Better Buildings Neighborhood Program: Business Model Resources on Digg Find More places to share Better Buildings Neighborhood Program: Business Model Resources on AddThis.com... Getting Started Assess the Market Establish Goals & Objectives Develop Plans of Action Business Model Resources Driving Demand Financing Workforce Development Business Model Resources Business Models Workshop and Materials

106

Competition Requirements  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

--------------------------- Chapter 6.5 (January 2011) 1 Competition Advocate Responsibilities [Reference: FAR 6.5, FAR 7 and DEAR 906.501] Overview This section discusses the competition advocate requirements and provides a Federal Procurement Data System-New Generation (FPDS-NG) coding assistance sheet and screen shots for the FPDS-NG Competition Report. Background FAR Part 6.5, -Competition Advocates,‖ implements section 20 of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy Act, which requires the head of each executive agency to designate an Agency Competition Advocate and Procuring Activity Advocates (hereafter referred to as Activity Competition Advocates). In accordance with DEAR 906.501, the Secretary of

107

Competition Requirements  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Chapter 6.1 (July 2011) Chapter 6.1 (July 2011) 1 Competition Requirements [Reference: FAR 6 and DEAR 906] Overview This section discusses competition requirements and provides a model Justification for Other than Full and Open Competition (JOFOC). Background The Competition in Contracting Act (CICA) of 1984 requires that all acquisitions be made using full and open competition. Seven exceptions to using full and open competition are specifically identified in Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Subpart 6.3. Documentation justifying the use of any of these exceptions is required. The exception, with supporting documentation, must be certified and approved at certain levels that vary according to the dollar value of the

108

Competition Requirements  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

----------------------------------------------- ---------------------------------------- Chapter 6.1 (February 2011) 1 Competition Requirements [Reference: FAR 6 and DEAR 906] Overview This section discusses competition requirements and provides a model Justification for Other than Full and Open Competition (JOFOC). Background The Competition in Contracting Act (CICA) of 1984 requires that all acquisitions be made using full and open competition. Seven exceptions to using full and open competition are specifically identified in Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Subpart 6.3. Documentation justifying the use of any of these exceptions is required. The exception, with supporting documentation, must

109

COMPETITIVE SOURCING  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

4 4 May 2005 Executive Office of the President Office of Management and Budget i Table of Contents Executive Summary ...................................................................................................1 Part I. Summary of findings......................................................................................2 A. Use of competition..........................................................................................2 1. Strategic applications of competition........................................................2 2. Length of Competition .............................................................................5 3. Level of Activity ......................................................................................6

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Competitive Sourcing  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

COMPETITIVE SOURCING COMPETITIVE SOURCING ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ Report on Competitive Sourcing Results Fiscal Year 2006 May 2007 Executive Office of the President Office of Management and Budget TABLE OF CONTENTS Executive Summary ...................................................................................... 1 Introduction................................................................................................. 4 I. The big picture ......................................................................................... 4 II. How public-private competition was used in FY 2006 .................................... 6 A. Anticipated benefits from competition in FY 2006

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Competitive impact of DOE gasoline allocation and price regulations. Hearings before the Select Committee on Small Business, United States Senate, Ninety-Sixth Congress, first session September 11 and 26, 1979  

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The hearings were conducted to focus on the effect of DOE's gasoline allocation and pricing regulations on independent gasoline marketers. Congressional concern for the health of the independent sector of the petroleum industry and the desire of the Congress to establish effective mechanisms to address the problems facing these businessmen predate the Arab oil embargo. Three main areas are addressed: (1) the sheet volume and complexity of the regulations; (2) the downward certification rule that DOE planned to put into effect on October 1, 1979 and the effect of that rule on the competitive viability of independent retailers, jobbers, and terminal operators, as well as its effect on the regional supply problems; and (3) the 15.4-cent price rule which went into effect in July 1979 for independent retailers only. Statements were heard from 4 US Senators and 10 additional witnesses from the public domain and DOE. (MCW)

1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

112

BUSINESS SENSITIVE  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

013) 013) The Honorable Harold Rogers The Honorable Barbara A. Mikulski Chairman, Committee on Appropriations Chairwoman, Committee on Appropriations U.S. House of Representatives U.S. Senate Washington, DC 20515 Washington, DC 20510 The Honorable Rodney P. Frelinghuysen The Honorable Dianne Feinstein Chairman, Subcommittee on Energy Chairman, Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development and Water Development Committee on Appropriations Committee on Appropriations U.S. House of Representatives U.S. Senate Washington, DC 20515 Washington, DC 20510 Subject: Section 311 Notification to Make a Non-competitive Financial Assistance Award Dear Chairmen Rogers, Mikulski, Frelinghuysen and Feinstein: No earlier than three full business days from the date of this notification, the Department of

113

BUSINESS SENSITIVE  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

013) 013) The Honorable Harold Rogers The Honorable Barbara A. Mikulski Chairman, Committee on Appropriations Chairwoman, Committee on Appropriations U.S. House of Representatives U.S. Senate Washington, DC 20515 Washington, DC 20510 The Honorable Rodney P. Frelinghuysen The Honorable Dianne Feinstein Chairman, Subcommittee on Energy Chairman, Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development and Water Development Committee on Appropriations Committee on Appropriations U.S. House of Representatives U.S. Senate Washington, DC 20515 Washington, DC 20510 Subject: Section 311 Notification to Make a Non-competitive Financial Assistance Award Dear Chairmen Rogers, Mikulski, Frelinghuysen and Feinstein: No earlier than three full business days from the date of this notification, the Department of

114

BUSINESS SENSITIVE  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Chairman, Subcommittee on Energy Chairman, Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development and Water Development Committee on Appropriations Committee on Appropriations U.S. House of Representatives U.S. Senate Washington, DC 20515 Washington, DC 20510 Subject: Section 311 Notification to Make a Non-competitive Financial Assistance Award Dear Chairmen Rogers, Inouye, Frelinghuysen and Feinstein: No earlier than three full business days from the date of this notification, the Department of Energy intends to award an action over $1,000,000 in accordance with Section 311 of P.L. 111-85. This information is market sensitive, predecisional and not public at this time. Accordingly, we request that you do not further disseminate this information. If you are considering

115

BUSINESS SENSITIVE  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

10, 2014) 10, 2014) The Honorable Harold Rogers The Honorable Barbara A. Mikulski Chairman, Committee on Appropriations Chairwoman, Committee on Appropriations U.S. House of Representatives U.S. Senate Washington, DC 20515 Washington, DC 20510 The Honorable Mike Simpson The Honorable Dianne Feinstein Chairman, Subcommittee on Energy Chairman, Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development and Water Development Committee on Appropriations Committee on Appropriations U.S. House of Representatives U.S. Senate Washington, DC 20515 Washington, DC 20510 Subject: Section 311 Notification to Make a Non-competitive Financial Assistance Award Dear Chairmen Rogers, Mikulski, Simpson and Feinstein: No earlier than three full business days from the date of this notification, the Department of

116

BUSINESS SENSITIVE  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

013) 013) The Honorable Harold Rogers The Honorable Barbara A. Mikulski Chairman, Committee on Appropriations Chairwoman, Committee on Appropriations U.S. House of Representatives U.S. Senate Washington, DC 20515 Washington, DC 20510 The Honorable Rodney P. Frelinghuysen The Honorable Dianne Feinstein Chairman, Subcommittee on Energy Chairman, Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development and Water Development Committee on Appropriations Committee on Appropriations U.S. House of Representatives U.S. Senate Washington, DC 20515 Washington, DC 20510 Subject: Section 311 Notification to Make a Non-competitive Financial Assistance Award Dear Chairmen Rogers, Mikulski, Frelinghuysen and Feinstein: No earlier than three full business days from the date of this notification, the Department of

117

National Security Technology Incubation Strategic Plan  

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This strategic plan contains information on the vision, mission, business and technology environment, goals, objectives, and incubation process of the National Security Technology Incubation Program (NSTI) at Arrowhead Center. The development of the NSTI is a key goal of the National Security Preparedness Project (NSPP). Objectives to achieve this goal include developing incubator plans (strategic, business, action, and operations), creating an incubator environment, creating a support and mentor network for companies in the incubator program, attracting security technology businesses to the region, encouraging existing business to expand, initiating business start-ups, evaluating products and processes of the incubator program, and achieving sustainability of the incubator program. With the events of 9/11, the global community faces ever increasing and emerging threats from hostile groups determined to rule by terror. According to the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Strategic Plan, the United States must be able to quickly respond and adapt to unanticipated situations as they relate to protection of our homeland and national security. Technology plays a key role in a strong national security position, and the private business community, along with the national laboratories, academia, defense and homeland security organizations, provide this technology. Fostering innovative ideas, translated into relevant technologies answering the needs of NNSA, is the purpose of the NSTI. Arrowhead Center of New Mexico State University is the operator and manager of the NSTI. To develop the NSTI, Arrowhead Center must meet the planning, development, execution, evaluation, and sustainability activities for the program and identify and incubate new technologies to assist the NNSA in meeting its mission and goals. Technology alone does not give a competitive advantage to the country, but the creativity and speed with which it is employed does. For a company to succeed, it must have sustainable competitive advantages in seven key areas: geography, products and businesses, distribution, sales and service culture, efficiency, brand, and most important, people. The four strategic goals of the plan are to: 1. Identify and recruit small businesses with technology applications for national security. 2. Design and implement a national security incubator program that provides incubator services and physical space for the targeted businesses. 3. Provide business assistance and technical leadership to NSTI clients to assist in bringing their products to market. 4. Construct a new multi-tenant facility with dedicated physical space for businesses with technology applications for national security.

None

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

118

Business Stories  

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Environment Feature Stories Public Reading Room: Environmental Documents, Reports LANL Home Phonebook Calendar Video Business Business Stories businessassetsimages...

119

Plan  

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Methane Hydrate Multi-Year R&D Program Plan NATIONAL METHANE HYDRATE MULTI-YEAR R&D PROGRAM PLAN U.S. Department of Energy Office of Fossil Energy Federal Energy Technology Center...

120

National oil companies' presence to hike US refining competition  

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This paper reports that the downstream segment of the U.S. petroleum business is virtually certain to become more competitive because of the growing presence of national oil companies in the country's refining industry. That's a forecast by New York investment firm Kidder Peabody. It cites a plan by Mexico's Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) to form a joint venture with Shell Oil Co. covering Shell's 225,000 b/d Deer Park, Tex., refinery as the latest example of national oil companies' movement into U.S. refining.

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1992-09-21T23:59:59.000Z

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ENERGY STAR National Building Competition: 2012 summary | ENERGY...  

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Senior care resources Small business resources State and local government resources ENERGY STAR National Building Competition: 2012 summary In 2012, EPA hosted its third...

122

GAO-04-367, COMPETITIVE SOURCING: Greater Emphasis Needed on...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

a congressionally mandated study of the competitive sourcing process. For example, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) used business case analyses to assess the economic benefits...

123

Competition Requirements  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Chapter 6.1 (April 2009) Chapter 6.1 (April 2009) Competition Requirements [Reference: FAR 6 and DEAR 906] Overview This section discusses competition requirements and provides a model Justification for Other than Full and Open Competition (JOFOC). Background The Competition in Contracting Act (CICA) of 1984 requires that all acquisitions be made using full and open competition. Seven exceptions to using full and open competition are specifically identified in FAR Part 6. Documentation justifying the use of any of these exceptions is required. The exception, with supporting documentation, must be certified and approved at certain levels that vary according to the dollar value of the acquisition. The information that must be included in each justification is

124

Competition Requirements  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

- Chapter 5.2 (April 2008) - Chapter 5.2 (April 2008) Synopsizing Proposed Non-Competitive Contract Actions Citing the Authority of FAR 6.302-1 [Reference: FAR 5 and DEAR 905] Overview This section discusses publicizing sole source actions as part of the approval of a Justification for Other than Full and Open Competition (JOFOC) using the authority of FAR 6.302-1. Background The Competition in Contracting Act (CICA) of 1984 requires that all acquisitions be made using full and open competition. Seven exceptions to using full and open competition are specifically identified in FAR Part 6. One exception permits contracting without full and open competition when the required supplies or services are available from only one responsible source (FAR 6.302-1). This exception is

125

Competition Requirements  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Chapter 6.1 (April 2010) Chapter 6.1 (April 2010) 1 Competition Requirements [Reference: FAR 6 and DEAR 906] Overview This section discusses competition requirements and provides a model Justification for Other than Full and Open Competition (JOFOC). Background The Competition in Contracting Act (CICA) of 1984 requires that all acquisitions be made using full and open competition. Seven exceptions to using full and open competition are specifically identified in Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Subpart 6.3. Documentation justifying the use of any of these exceptions is required. The exception, with supporting documentation, must be certified and approved at certain levels that vary according to the dollar value of the acquisition. The information that must be included in each justification is identified in FAR

126

Integrated product and process data for business to business collaboration  

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Collaborative development of engineered products in a business to business (B2B) environment requires more than the selection of components from an on-line catalogue. It involves the electronic exchange of product, process, and production engineering ... Keywords: Collaborative Manufacturing, Collaborative Product Development, Integrated Product and Process Data, Process Planning Decomposition, Process Planning Evolution, Virtual Enterprise

Boonserm Kulvatunyou; Nenad Ivezic; Richard A. Wysk; Albert Jones

2003-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

127

Guidelines for the Competition - EERE Commercialization Office  

Search Help Commercialization ... Business plan teams may enter multiple ... The following items will be further clarified in the official Terms & Conditions and the ...

128

Business Operations | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Business Operations Business Operations Business Operations The Office of Business Operations is the central organization for all Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) business products, processes, and systems. The three main offices of Business Operations - Office of Budget, Office of Business Services, and Office of Information and Business Management - and their managers are outlined in the Business Operations organization chart. Offices Image of the Department of Energy Forrestal building in DC. Office of Budget The Office of Budget provides information that informs policy development and program planning, including basic market and economic data relevant to EERE's programs, market and economic analysis, estimation of the public benefits of EERE's programs, evaluation of past program performance and

129

Competition Innovations  

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Competition Innovations Competition Innovations Through the years, innovations, advancements and research projects have resulted from competitions. From Challenge X 2007 Mississippi State University on the road during the on-road fuel economy event Forrest Jehlik, Lead Technical Coordinator, Advanced Vehicle Technology Competitions, and the University of Wisconsin-Madison preparing for an on-road vehicle emissions event. Pennsylvania State University racing through the cones of the autocross event. Left: Mississippi State University on the road during the on-road fuel economy event. Center: Forrest Jehlik and the University of Wisconsin-Madison preparing for an on-road fuel economy event. Right: Pennsylvania State University on the road during the on-road fuel economy event.

130

Utility Solar Business Models  

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Many utilities are initiating business plans that enable them to play a more integral role in the solar power value chain. This report summarizes research completed to identify and track utility solar business models (USBMs) in the United States. EPRI and the Solar Electric Power Association (SEPA) are conducting an ongoing joint research effort to evaluate the expanding range of utility activities in acquiring solar energy, including photovoltaic (PV) asset ownership. Throughout 2011, USBMs have been ca...

2011-11-21T23:59:59.000Z

131

Small Business Status  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Impact of Teaming Arrangements on Impact of Teaming Arrangements on Small Business Status The Department of Energy is planning to set aside for small businesses a number of acquisitions of a very complex nature, requiring a myriad of capabilities on the part of offerors, which might result in teaming arrangements or joint ventures being formed. Given this, the Department believes that potential offerors should be aware of the Small Business Administration's regulations regarding affiliation. As such, DOE will include the following provision in solicitations where it expects teaming or joint ventures to propose. GUIDANCE FOR PROSPECTIVE OFFERORS - IMPACT OF TEAMING ARRANGEMENTS ON SMALL BUSINESS STATUS (a) This procurement has been set aside for small business. In order to ensure that award

132

Business Intelligence and Predictive Modeling (BIPM) Organizational Charge and Scope of Responsibilities for the Office of Planning and Analysis (OPA) and the Office of  

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Research - Business Intelligence Practice The Business Intelligence (BI) Practice at SAP Research develops at SAP Labs France, SAP Research Center Sophia Antipolis focuses on the topics of Business Intelligence visualization and machine learning areas by analyzing the state-of-the-art and proposing adequate algorithms

133

Towards the agile management of business processes  

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Today’s dynamic and uncertain business environment requires quick reaction to change and frequent deviations from plans, making business agility indispensable. Therefore process-based systems must be able to flexibly adapt to change and provide ...

Barbara Weber; Werner Wild

2005-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

134

2013 Annual Planning Summary for the Environmental Management...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

3 Annual Planning Summary for the Environmental Management Consolidated Business Center 2013 Annual Planning Summary for the Environmental Management Consolidated Business Center...

135

The Resilient Economy: Integrating Competitiveness and Security  

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Globalization, technological complexity, interdependence, terrorism, climate and energy volatility, and pandemic potential are increasing the level of risk that societies and organizations now face. Risks also are increasingly interrelated; disruptions in one area can cascade in multiple directions. The ability to manage emerging risks, anticipate the interactions between different types of risk, and bounce back from disruption will be a competitive differentiator for companies and countries alike in the 21st century. What Policymakers Should Know The national objective is not just homeland protection, but economic resilience: the ability to mitigate and recover quickly from disruption. Businesses must root the case for investment in resilience strategies to manage a spectrum of risks, not just catastrophic ones. Making a business case for investment in defenses against low-probability events (even those with high impact) is difficult. However, making a business case for investments that assure business continuity and shareholder value is not a heavy lift. There are an infinite number of disruption scenarios, but only a finite number of outcomes. Leading organizations do not manage specific scenarios, rather they create the agility and flexibility to cope with turbulent situations. The investments and contingency plans these leading companies make to manage a spectrum of risk create a capability to respond to high-impact disasters as well. Government regulations tend to stovepipe different types of risk, which impedes companies abilities to manage risk in an integrated way. Policies to strengthen risk management capabilities would serve both security and competitiveness goals. What CEOs and Boards Should Know Operational risks are growing rapidly and outpacing many companies abilities to manage them. Corporate leadership has historically viewed operational risk management as a back office control function. But managing operational risks increasingly affects real-time financial performance. The 835 companies that announced a supply chain disruption between 1989 and 2000 experienced 33 percent to 40 percent lower stock returns than their industry peers. Twenty-five percent of companies that experienced an IT outage of two to six days went bankrupt immediately. Ninety-three percent of companies that lost their data center for 10 days or more filed for bankruptcy within a year.

Debbie van Opstal

2009-01-07T23:59:59.000Z

136

2008 Texas State Energy Plan | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

2008 Texas State Energy Plan 2008 Texas State Energy Plan 2008 Texas State Energy Plan. Governor's Competitiveness Council. July 2008 2008 Texas State Energy Plan More Documents &...

137

Business implications of knowledge-based systems  

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This two part paper explores management issues raised by expert systems (ES). In the first section, a brief history of ES is presented, and the competitive potential of ES is analyzed from a business policy perspective. The second section, appearing ...

John J. Sviokla

1986-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

138

COMPETITIVE SOURCING  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

COMPETITIVE SOURCING COMPETITIVE SOURCING EXECUTIVE STEERING GROUP MEETING PROCEEDINGS June 17, 2002 8:30 am - 11:00 am Room 5E-069 ATTENDEES John Gordon Robert Card Bruce Carnes Kathy Peery Brendan Danaher, AFGE Tony Lane Karen Evans Bill Sylvester Claudia Cross Brian Costlow Laurie Smith Helen Sherman Frank Bessera Rosalie Jordan Dennis O'Brien Mark Hively Robin Mudd Steven Apicella AGENDA 8:30 a.m. - 8:35 a.m. Opening Remarks 8:35a.m. - 8:55 a.m. Executive Steering Group roles and responsibilities, A-76 status, and talking points Team Briefings 8:55 a.m. - 9:20 a.m. Information Technology Study 9:20 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Financial Services Study

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Annual Planning Summaries: Environmental Management-Consolidated...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Environmental Management-Consolidated Business Service Center (EM-CBC) Annual Planning Summaries: Environmental Management-Consolidated Business Service Center (EM-CBC) Document(s)...

140

Retail Electricity Competition  

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Reliability and Competitive Electricity Markets” mimeo, MITCSEM WP 130 Retail Electricity Competition * Paul Joskow andwww.ucei.org Retail Electricity Competition ? Paul Joskow †

Joskow, Paul; Tirole, Jean

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Business activity monitoring system design framework integrated with process-based performance measurement model  

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Recently, strong interests in the real-time performance management are increasing to gain competitive advantages in the rapidly changing business environment. For better business performance or continuous process improvement of an enterprise, real-time ... Keywords: business activity monitoring (BAM), business performance, business process management (BPM), key performance indicator (KPI)

Kwan Hee Han; Sang Hyun Choi; Jin Gu Kang; Geon Lee

2010-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

142

Revealing your hand: caveats in implementing digital business strategy  

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Digital business strategies (DBS) offer significant opportunities for firms to enhance competitiveness. Unlike the large proprietary systems of the 1980s, today's "micro-applications" allow firms to create and reconfigure digital capabilities to appropriate ... Keywords: competitiveness, design, digital business strategy, digitization, flexibility, phasing

Varun Grover, Rajiv Kohli

2013-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

143

Preparedness Planning for your Business  

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... Private Sector Office of External Affairs and Ready Office, Boeing, General Electric, Johnson Controls, General Motors, Schweitzer Engineering ...

2013-06-14T23:59:59.000Z

144

Baldrige Program Business Plan Summary  

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... This summary describes the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program's transition from funding via federal appropriations to a self-sustaining ...

2013-02-14T23:59:59.000Z

145

Business plan Center of Competence /  

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(sustainable hydrogen production) 17 11.3 Energy storage 18 11.4 Hydrogen fuels cells 19 11.5 Integration Cells 34 Photocatalysis 34 Energy storage 35 Hydrogen fuel cells 35 Biorefinery for the production of energy, directly by converting it to electricity and/or hydrogen, and indirectly in the form of biomass

Twente, Universiteit

146

BUSINESS PLAN LBNL Main Site  

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by Ding and Dubchak [10], which can be obtained from http://www.nersc.gov/~cding/protein. The original

Eisen, Michael

147

Activity-based divergent supply chain planning for competitive advantage in the risky global environment: A DEMATEL-ANP fuzzy goal programming approach  

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Supply chain management allows modern enterprises to relax their own capacities and produce in a more flexible manner for diversified consumer demands. However, for an enterprise with divergent supply chain (DSC) and multiple product lines, to plan the ... Keywords: Activity-based costing and management, Analytic network process (ANP), DEMATEL, Divergent supply chain (DSC) planning, Five forces analysis, Fuzzy goal programming (FGP), Value-at-risk (VaR)

Shih-Jieh Hung

2011-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

148

Small-Business Policy | Y-12 National Security Complex  

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Small-Business Policy Small-Business Policy Small-Business Policy It is the policy of the Y-12 National Security Complex to provide maximum practicable contracting opportunities to small businesses as defined in the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Part 19 for goods and services needed to support the National Nuclear Security Administration's programs and mission. This policy is executed through the establishment of small business subcontracting plans and goals and through reserving acquisitions for small businesses. These small businesses include the following: small businesses small disadvantaged businesses 8(a) businesses woman-owned businesses HUBZone businesses veteran-owned businesses service disabled veteran-owned small businesses Y-12 personnel are expected to fully support initiatives generated pursuant

149

COMPETITIVE SOURCING  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

EXECUTIVE STEERING GROUP Meeting Proceedings October 30, 2002 Room 6E-069, 10:30 - 12:00 Agenda Opening Remarks Bruce Carnes Competitive Sourcing Update Denny O'Brien Team Briefings Team Leads ESG Discussion/Wrap up Bruce Carnes Attendees Bruce Carnes, Acting Chair MaryAnn Shebek Robert Card Prentis Cook Ambassador Brooks Tony Lane Kyle McSlarrow Karen Evans Suzanne Brennan, NTEU Claudia Cross Brian Costlow Helen Sherman Frank Bessera Laurie Morman Denny O'Brien Travis McCrory Bill Pearce Jeff Dowl Mark Hively Steven Apicella Robin Mudd Bruce Carnes chaired the meeting and began with welcoming NTEU to the meeting. In regard to the OMB's Balanced Scorecard, the Department has achieved a Green on progress and we are close to achieving a yellow on status.

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Business forecasting methods  

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Forecasting is a common statistical task in business, where it helps inform decisions about scheduling of production, transportation and personnel, and provides a guide to long-term strategic planning. However, business forecasting is often done poorly and is frequently confused with planning and goals. They are three different things. Forecasting is about predicting the future as accurately as possible, given all the information available including historical data and knowledge of any future events that might impact the forecasts. Goals are what you would like to happen. Goals should be linked to forecasts and plans, but this does not always occur. Too often, goals are set without any plan for how to achieve them, and no forecasts for whether they are realistic. Planning is a response to forecasts and goals. Planning involves determining the appropriate actions that are required to make your forecasts match your goals. Forecasting should be an integral part of the decision-making activities of management, as it can play an important role in many areas of a company. Modern organizations require short-, medium- and long-term forecasts, depending on the specific application.

Rob J Hyndman

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

151

NETL: News Release - DOE Launches Competition for Cutting Edge Coal  

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February 17, 2004 February 17, 2004 DOE Launches Competition for Cutting Edge Coal Technologies Round II Reaffirms President's Commitment to Reduce Power Plant Emissions WASHINGTON, DC - Secretary of Energy Spencer Abraham today announced the release of a solicitation for the second round of proposals under President Bush's Clean Coal Power Initiative (CCPI), and DOE's plans to provide approximately $280 million in federal matching funds for demonstrating barrier-breaking technologies that sharply reduce and ultimately eliminate pollution in coal-based power plants. MORE INFO General Interest: Read the solicitation [PDF-342KB] For Proposers: Go to Interactive Procurement System [More Info, Updates] NETL Business Page View the Clean Coal Technology Roadmap from NETL's Website

152

NUG 2013 Business Day  

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» » Business Day NUG 2013 Business Day NUG Business Meeting Agenda Tuesday, February 12, 2013 NERSC Oakland Scientific Facility 8:30 - Working Breakfast: Welcome and Introductions -- Stephane Ethier 9:00 - NERSC Accomplishments and Plans -- Francesca Verdier 9:30 - Department of Energy Update -- Dave Goodwin 9:45 - NERSC's New Building Update -- Brent Draney 10:00 - Edison Update -- Richard Gerber, Tina DeClerck, Zhengji Zhao 10:30 - Break 10:45 - The NERSC 8 Procurement -- Katie Antypas 11:15 - NERSC Initiative: Preparing Applications for Exascale, Nick Wright 11:45 - NERSC Parallel Database Evaluation - Yushu Yao 12:00 - Working Lunch: The role of NUGEX; Announcement of NUGEX election results; General discussion - Stephane Ethier & Frank Tsung 13:30 - Requirements Reviews Update - Richard Gerber & Harvey Wasserman

153

Health and Strategic Sustainability: Business to Business.  

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??This is a study of how businesses might influence other businesses to move towards sustainability. Two health club businesses in North America actively participated and… (more)

Nelson, David

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

154

Agent Action: Business Cases with Individualised Information Services in a Business Intelligence Context  

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Information services for Business Intelligence are becoming more integrated in day-to-day operations. This paper describes how the use of intelligent agent-enabled decision support in conjunction with the organisational trends of more dispersed and decentralised ... Keywords: Agent-enabled decision support, Business Intelligence, Competitive Intelligence, Knowledge Management, Community-of-Practice, Personalisation

Fredric Landqvist; Kalevi Pessi

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

155

Cyber Security Technologies Call for Commercialization Plans  

Technology commercialization strategy (e.g., in-house manufacturing, partnering with industry leaders, sublicensing, etc.); Business and marketing plan;

156

Profitable Business Strategies for Wholesale Energy Providers: A Guidebook  

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EPRI has launched research into profitable business strategies for energy wholesalers to gain insight into the markets where they operate and provide guidance on pursuing potential new business strategies. The study revealed that wholesalers tend to fall within two categories, traditional wholesalers and those following competitive business models. Primary and secondary research reveals that most traditional wholesalers are taking a "wait and see" approach to deregulation and focusing most business effor...

2000-09-28T23:59:59.000Z

157

Business and Technical Resources  

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Business and Technical Resources. Small Business Administration. The SBA provides information on programs for starting ...

2012-06-19T23:59:59.000Z

158

The role of lean manufacturing principles and strategic alternatives in achieving business goals  

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Lean Manufacturing is widely accepted as a proven method to achieve operational excellence. Many manufacturers undertake lean manufacturing implementations as a strategy to improve competitiveness and realize business ...

Ramaswamy, Dhananjay

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

159

Implementing change in the facilities planning process  

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In the post-Cold War climate of reduced budgets at the national laboratories, the Sites Planning Department at Sandia National Laboratories was faced with the problem of securing funding for capital construction projects in a very competitive environment. The Department of Energy (DOE), felt that requests for new facilities were not always well coordinated with its mission needs. The Sites Planning Department needed to revolutionize the way they were doing business. To be successful in obtaining approval and funding for future facilities, they recognized the need to concentrate their efforts on project proposals that tap strategic programs at DOE. The authors developed a series of new processes to identify, evaluate, prioritize, and develop line item project proposals to request approval and obtain funding. A matrixed group of sites and facilities directors was formed to establish criteria and make preliminary recommendations to upper management. Matrixed working groups were also established at the staff level to develop and prepare projects for the prioritization process. Ultimately, similar processes will be applied to all project types, and a prioritized plan generated for each. These plans will become the blueprint for an overarching strategic site plan. What started as a means of increasing success in obtaining approval and funding of capital projects has launched a whole new approach to project development that permits incorporation of facilities planning into overall corporate strategic planning.

Williams, J.L. [Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM (United States). Sites Planning Dept.

1995-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

160

Business Clearance Memorandum  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Chapter 15.4-3 (June 2009) Chapter 15.4-3 (June 2009) Negotiation Documentation: Pre-negotiation Plan & the Price Negotiation Memorandum [Reference: FAR 15.403-1, 15.403-3, 15.406 and 52.215-2] Guiding Principles The primary purpose of a pre-negotiation plan is to ensure that the Government has developed negotiation objectives that will lead to the purchasing of supplies and services at a fair and reasonable price. In the absence of adequate price competition, the contracting officer must apply and document in the pre-negotiation plan, the analytical techniques used to assess whether a proposed price is fair and reasonable. Overview Negotiating any pricing action requires the development of negotiation objectives. The scope and depth of the analysis supporting the objectives should be directly related to the dollar value,

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161

Business Clearance Memorandum  

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---------------------Chapter 15.4-3 (September 2013) Negotiation Documentation: Pre-negotiation Plan & the Price Negotiation Memorandum [Reference: FAR 15.403-1, 15.403-3, 15.406 and 52.215-2] Guiding Principles The primary purpose of a pre-negotiation plan is to ensure that the Government has developed negotiation objectives that will lead to the purchasing of supplies and services at a fair and reasonable price. Overview In the absence of adequate price competition, the contracting officer must apply and document in the pre-negotiation plan, the analytical techniques used to assess whether a proposed price is fair and reasonable. Negotiating any pricing action requires the development of negotiation objectives. The scope and depth of the analysis supporting the objectives should be directly related to the dollar value,

162

Small Business Subcontracting DVD | Department of Energy  

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Subcontracting DVD Subcontracting DVD Small Business Subcontracting DVD The objective of the training, entitled "Small Business Subcontracting" is to explain the Federal Government's regulations and policies concerning the roles and responsibilities of contracting officers and prime contractors in planning and approving small business subcontracting plans, and reporting accomplishments in the implementation of those plans. Click on the following URL to view the Small Business Subcontracting Requirements DVD: http://ipvideo.lbl.gov:8080/ramgen/SmallBusinessSubcontractingRequirements.rm You will need the latest version of RealOne Player to view this DVD. After RealOne Player has been successfully installed, either click on the URL above or cut and past the URL above into RealOne Player to view the

163

1997 U.S. Department of Energy Strategic Plan  

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With the end of the Cold War and the election of President Clinton, the Department of Energy (DOE) set a new course which began with the publication of its first departmental strategic plan in April 1994. Entitled ``Fueling a Competitive Economy, it provided the framework and shared vision for meeting responsibilities in energy, national security, environmental quality, and science and technology. The strategic plan was the guidepost for the formulation of the Department`s FY 1996, FY 1997, and FY 1998 budgets and was critical to the development of the Department`s Strategic Alignment Initiative, designed to save $1.7 billion over five years. This current plan, which has been significantly improved through a very close consultation process with Congress and customers stakeholders, takes DOE to the next important performance level by being more directly linked to actions and results. It defines a strategic goal for each of the Department`s four business lines and, in the spirit of the Government Performance and Results Act and the National Performance Review, identifies a fifth goal addressing corporate management. Reengineering the business practices, managing for results, being open with neighbors and stakeholders, and ensuring the safety and health of DOE workers and the public are, and will continue to be, among the highest of priorities. Over the coming years, DOE plans to achieve their strategic goals through specific identifiable strategies. Each business line has clear objectives and straightforward ways of defining whether DOE has succeeded in meeting those objectives.

None,

1997-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

164

Business Continuity: IT Risk Management for International Corporations  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

From the Publisher:Risk Management and Business Continuity are essential for the competitive capacity of any international corporation. The temporary unavailability of technology and services can endanger the existence of any company. It is cruical to ...

Martin Wieczorek; Bob Bartlett; Uwe Naujoks

2002-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

165

China Business Development  

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China Business Development Postgraduate Programme #12;Programme: China Business Development with China: Intercultural Management 3 1 Daily life and business behaviour explained from a cultural perspective Chinese strategic thinking China's political constellation and its impact on business life Human

Steels, Luc

166

Research on Human Capital in Knowledge-Intensive Business Services  

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Knowledge-intensive business services are the main participants in the knowledge-based economy. Knowledge creation, spread and accumulation are strategic methods for KIBS to remain competitive. For KIBS, the achievement of its value is based on activities ... Keywords: knowledge-intensive business services, human capital, staff role conversion mode, team management mode

Jun Tao

2012-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

167

SBA Announces New Apps for Small Businesses | Department of Energy  

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SBA Announces New Apps for Small Businesses SBA Announces New Apps for Small Businesses SBA Announces New Apps for Small Businesses December 20, 2011 - 11:22am Addthis Brenda DeGraffenreid The Small Business Administration has long worked in partnership with its fellow agencies to support small businesses across the country. Today they've announced yet another point of access for small businesses seeking to work with the federal government - apps. The brainchild of SBA's "Apps for Entrepreneurs Challenge," these apps can be downloaded straight to your smart phone or tablet device, and navigate their way through several websites at once to find the best resources for small businesses looking for grants, loans, or pathways to doing business with the federal government. The winner of the competition, Somesh Kumar, lives in Freemont, California.

168

Biomass cogeneration. A business assessment  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This guide serves as an overview of the biomass cogeneration area and provides direction for more detailed analysis. The business assessment is based in part on discussions with key officials from firms that have adopted biomass cogeneration systems and from organizations such as utilities, state and federal agencies, and banks that would be directly involved in a biomass cogeneration project. The guide is organized into five chapters: biomass cogeneration systems, biomass cogeneration business considerations, biomass cogeneration economics, biomass cogeneration project planning, and case studies.

Skelton, J.C.

1981-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

169

President's Council on Jobs and Competitiveness Announces Industry  

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Council on Jobs and Competitiveness Announces Council on Jobs and Competitiveness Announces Industry Leaders' Commitment to Double Engineering Internships in 2012 President's Council on Jobs and Competitiveness Announces Industry Leaders' Commitment to Double Engineering Internships in 2012 August 31, 2011 - 5:27pm Addthis WASHINGTON, DC - Today, the President's Council on Jobs and Competitiveness, in partnership with the Business Council, Business Roundtable, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, National Association of Manufacturers and the American Chemistry Council, announced that 45 industry leaders have committed to double the engineering internships available at their companies in 2012. Five companies have also committed to increase their internships for a total of 50 committed to this effort. These commitments

170

XBRL: A New Global Paradigm for Business Financial Reporting  

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Ranked as one of top ten technologies for accounting and auditing professionals, eXtensible Business Reporting Language XBRL is a freely available, open, and global standard language for exchanging business financial information digitally. XBRL holds ... Keywords: Business Financial Reporting, Culture, Global Standards, Iacovou et al. Model, Information Technology, Review, Signaling, Technology Acceptance Model, Theory of Planned Behavior, Theory of Reasoned Action, XBRL eXtensible Business Reporting Language

Chunhui Liu

2013-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

171

Technology as a Strategic Lever in Competitive Electricity Markets  

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Technology exerts a profound influence on energy markets today, both in terms of boundaries and in terms of competitive forces. Companies that possess carefully crafted technology strategies, and successfully align those strategies with their business strategies, create value for themselves and their customers. This report describes why attention to technology strategy is so important in the emerging competitive market, and discusses critical principles for identifying, evaluating, and implementing techn...

1998-12-22T23:59:59.000Z

172

BUSINESS SENSITIVE  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Chairman, Subcommittee on Energy Chairman, Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development and Water Development Committee on Appropriations Committee on Appropriations U.S. House of Representatives U.S. Senate Washington, DC 20515 Washington, DC 20510 Subject: Section 311 Notification of Pending Public Announcement of Selection of Applications for Negotiation of Financial Assistance Awards Dear Chairmen Rogers, Inouye, Frelinghuysen and Feinstein: In accordance with Section 311 of P.L. 111-85, no earlier than three full business days from the date of this notification, the Department of Energy intends to announce publicly one or more selections for negotiation of financial assistance award(s) over $1,000,000. This information is market sensitive, predecisional and not public at this time. Accordingly,

173

BUSINESS SENSITIVE  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Chairman, Subcommittee on Energy Chairman, Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development and Water Development Committee on Appropriations Committee on Appropriations U.S. House of Representatives U.S. Senate Washington, DC 20515 Washington, DC 20510 Subject: Section 311 Notification of Pending Public Announcement of Selection of Applications for Negotiation of Financial Assistance Awards Dear Chairmen Rogers, Mikulski, Simpson and Feinstein: In accordance with Section 311 of P.L. 112-74 and as continued in P.L. 113-6, no earlier than three full business days from the date of this notification, the Department of Energy intends to announce publicly one or more selections for negotiation of financial assistance award(s) over

174

Post Competition Accountability Report  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

LM has completed its first annual Post Competition Accountability Report - Office of Legacy Management's High Performing Organization: Fiscal Year (FY) 2012

175

Cryptographic Hash Algorithm Competition  

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... NIST opened a public competition on November 2, 2007 to develop a new cryptographic hash algorithm, which converts a variable length message ...

2013-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

176

Small Business | Argonne National Laboratory  

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Historically Underutilized Business (HUBZone) Veteran-Owned Business (VOB) Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Business (SDVOB) Our commitment to small business Argonne is subject to...

177

Report to Congress on the Small Business Program  

SciTech Connect

The Department of Energy's (DOE) Small Business Program is characterized by its diligent involvement in the procurement process to enhance participation by small businesses, small disadvantaged businesses, labor surplus area firms, and women-owned businesses. The DOE's primary means of securing an equitable proportion of transactions for these businesses are total set-asides, partial set-asides, 8(a) sole source procurements, and 8(a) competitive procurements. Throughout the DOE's infrastructure, all DOE organizational elements are committed to successfully implement the Small Business Program. The Department's commitment includes developing substantial opportunities in both prime contracting and subcontracting and encompasses special preference programs to enhance awards to such businesses.

1989-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

178

Small Business Corner  

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... The small business community uses computers and networks, but, generally has neither the skills nor the resources to protect their business ...

2013-06-11T23:59:59.000Z

179

Office of Business Operations  

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Operations HSS Logo Office of Business Operations Reports to the Office of Resource Management Director's Message Welcome to the Office of Business Operations Richard D....

180

Values-led business.  

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?? The issue that is dealt with in this paper is the concept of values-led business. The idea behind the term is that businesses has… (more)

Nyberg, Andreas; Borgh, Anders

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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181

New Mexico Small Business  

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Business Assistance Program (NMSBA) helps small businesses in New Mexico access cutting-edge technologies, solve technical issues, and gain knowledge from technical experts at Los...

182

2007 Challenge X Competition  

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Year Three of Argonne-Managed Challenge X Competition Comes to a Close Year Three of Argonne-Managed Challenge X Competition Comes to a Close Group shot of winning Mississippi State University team after Challenge X awards ceremony First place Mississippi State team after the Challenge X 2007 Final Awards ceremony held at GM World Headquarters in Detroit, Michigan on June 7, 2007. Photo © Roy Feldman. The third year of the four-year, Argonne-managed Challenge X collegiate engineering competition came to a close on June 7, 2007, with Mississippi State University taking top honors. Staff and engineers from Argonne National Laboratory have managed Challenge X and its predecessor competitions since the Department of Energy (DOE) first began holding them in the early 1990s. In the current year's competition, the Mississippi State team was among 17

183

Microsoft Word - SECTION_J_Appendix_C_Small_Buss_Subcont_Plan Contract.doc  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

C-1 C-1 SECTION J APPENDIX C SMALL BUSINESS, VETERAN-OWNED SMALL BUSINESS, SERVICE DISABLED VETERAN-OWNED SMALL BUSINESS, HUB-ZONE SMALL BUSINESS, SMALL DISADVANTAGED BUSINESS, AND WOMAN-OWNED SMALL BUSINESS SUBCONTRACTING PLAN Contract No.: DE-RW0000005 QA:QA J-C-2 Page Blank DE-RP28-08RW11003 July 24, 2008 Use or disclosure of data contained on this sheet is Volume I subject to the restriction on the title page of this proposal Small Business Plan-1 SECTION J APPENDIX C SMALL BUSINESS, VETERAN-OWNED SMALL BUSINESS, SERVICE DISABLED VETERAN-OWNED SMALL BUSINESS, HUB-ZONE SMALL BUSINESS, SMALL DISADVANTAGED BUSINESS, AND WOMAN-OWNED SMALL BUSINESS SUBCONTRACTING PLAN The following, together with attachments, is hereby submitted as a Subcontracting Plan to satisfy the

184

10-Yr. Transmission Plan  

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Power Marketing Rates Power Marketing Rates 10-Yr Transmission Plan 2012 Customer Meeting Announcement Agenda 120611 CRSP South Projects CRSP South PowerPoint Presentation CRSP South 2009-2011 Capitalized Execution CRSP North Projects CRSP North PowerPoint Presentation CRSP North 2009-2011 Capitalized Execution About Power Marketing Transmission Newsroom Business Policies Products Plan contents OASIS News features Careers No FEAR act Organization chart Plan processes Functions News releases Doing business Privacy policy History General power contract provisions OATT Revisions Fact sheets Energy Services Accessibility Financial information Rates and Repayment Interconnection Publications EPTC Adobe PDF Power projects EPAMP Infrastructure projects Federal Register Notices

185

ACQUISITION PLANNING  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Chapter 7.1 (May 2012 second revision) Chapter 7.1 (May 2012 second revision) 2 ACQUISITION PLANNING REFERENCES 1. FAR 4.803(a)(1) Contents of Contract Files 2. FAR 5.405(a) Exchange of Acquisition Information 3. FAR Part 7 Acquisition Planning 4. FAR Part 8 Required Sources of Supply 5. FAR Part 10 Market Research 6. FAR 11.402 Factors to Consider in Establishing Schedules 7. FAR 15.201(c) Exchanges with Industry Before Receipt of Proposals 8. FAR Subpart 16.1 Selecting Contract Types 9. FAR 16.504(c) Indefinite-Quantity Contracts - Multiple Award Preference 10. FAR 17.5 Interagency Acquisitions 11. FAR Subpart 17.6 Management and Operating Contracts 12. FAR Part 19 Small Business Programs Guiding Principles  Sound acquisition planning ensures that the contracting process is

186

ACQUISITION PLANNING  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

January 2011) January 2011) 2 ACQUISITION PLANNING REFERENCES 1. FAR 4.803(a)(1) Contents of Contract Files 2. FAR 5.405(a) Exchange of Acquisition Information 3. FAR Part 7 Acquisition Planning 4. FAR Part 8 Required Sources of Supply 5. FAR Part 10 Market Research 6. FAR 11.402 Factors to Consider in Establishing Schedules 7. FAR 15.201(c) Exchanges with Industry Before Receipt of Proposals 8. FAR Subpart 16.1 Selecting Contract Types 9. FAR 16.504(c) Indefinite-Quantity Contracts - Multiple Award Preference 10. FAR Subpart 17.6 Management and Operating Contracts 11. FAR Part 19 Small Business Programs 12. FAR 25.802(a)(2) Other International Agreements and Coordination Guiding Principles  Sound acquisition planning ensures that the contracting process is

187

ACQUISITION PLANNING  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

OCTOBER 2010) OCTOBER 2010) 2 ACQUISITION PLANNING REFERENCES 1. FAR 4.803(a)(1) Contents of Contract Files 2. FAR 5.405(a) Exchange of Acquisition Information 3. FAR Part 7 Acquisition Planning 4. FAR Part 8 Required Sources of Supply 5. FAR Part 10 Market Research 6. FAR 11.402 Factors to Consider in Establishing Schedules 7. FAR 15.201(c) Exchanges with Industry Before Receipt of Proposals 8. FAR Subpart 16.1 Selecting Contract Types 9. FAR 16.504(c) Indefinite-Quantity Contracts - Multiple Award Preference 10. FAR Subpart 17.6 Management and Operating Contracts 11. FAR Part 19 Small Business Programs 12. FAR 25.802(a)(2) Other International Agreements and Coordination Guiding Principles  Sound acquisition planning ensures that the contracting process is

188

ACQUISITION PLANNING  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

-Chapter 7.1 (May 2012) -Chapter 7.1 (May 2012) 2 ACQUISITION PLANNING REFERENCES 1. FAR 4.803(a)(1) Contents of Contract Files 2. FAR 5.405(a) Exchange of Acquisition Information 3. FAR Part 7 Acquisition Planning 4. FAR Part 8 Required Sources of Supply 5. FAR Part 10 Market Research 6. FAR 11.402 Factors to Consider in Establishing Schedules 7. FAR 15.201(c) Exchanges with Industry Before Receipt of Proposals 8. FAR Subpart 16.1 Selecting Contract Types 9. FAR 16.504(c) Indefinite-Quantity Contracts - Multiple Award Preference 10. FAR 17.5 Interagency Acquisitions 11. FAR Subpart 17.6 Management and Operating Contracts 12. FAR Part 19 Small Business Programs Guiding Principles  Sound acquisition planning ensures that the contracting process is

189

The role of IS capabilities in delivering sustainable improvements to competitive positioning  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

It has long been argued that organizations have struggled to achieve business benefits, and in particular sustainable competitive advantage, from their IT investments. In this paper we draw upon resource-based theory to explore how the effective deployment ... Keywords: IS capabilities, Improved competitive positioning, Pluralistic research approaches, Resource-based view, Sustainability

Neil F. Doherty; Mark Terry

2009-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

190

The Climate Investment Funds-Business Guide | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

The Climate Investment Funds-Business Guide The Climate Investment Funds-Business Guide Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: The Climate Investment Funds-Business Guide Agency/Company /Organization: World Business Council for Sustainable Development, firstclimate Sector: Energy, Land, Climate Topics: Finance, Implementation, Low emission development planning, Market analysis Resource Type: Guide/manual Website: www.climateinvestmentfunds.org/cif/sites/climateinvestmentfunds.org/fi RelatedTo: Climate Investment Funds Cost: Free The Climate Investment Funds-Business Guide Screenshot References: The Climate Investment Funds-Business Guide[1] This business guide to the Climate Investment Funds aims to create awareness in the business community about the Climate Investment Funds and

191

Organized Cyber Defense Competitions  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Cyber Defense Exercise (CDX), an annual competition between students at the five U.S. Service Academies has developed into an extraordinary educational experience for the participants. During the exercise students will design and implement a realistic ...

Ronald C. Dodge JR; Daniel J. Ragsdale

2004-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

192

Retail electricity competition  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We analyze a number of unstudied aspects of retail electricity competition. We first explore the implications of load profiling of consumers whose traditional meters do not allow for measurement of their real time consumption, ...

Joskow, Paul L.

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

193

NREL: Business Opportunities - Small Business Commitment  

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Commitment Commitment Central to NREL's mission is our commitment to small business through a comprehensive and mature outreach program that combines proven techniques with the latest technology and best business practices. NREL's focus on small, small-disadvantaged, women-owned, HUBZone, veteran-owned, and disabled veteran-owned businesses extends far beyond the purchasing and subcontracting dollars which is an integral part of the high performance standards set forth in all areas of the laboratory. For example, prompt payment is a critical factor in the success of every small business. NREL's Finance Office works with Contracts and Business Services Office (CBS) to establish payment terms that accommodate small business needs. Payment and deliverables tracking has been automated and placed on

194

Minority Business and Economic Development | Department of Energy  

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Business and Economic Development Business and Economic Development Minority Business and Economic Development The Office of Minority Business and Economic Development will be responsible for contract assistance, energy research, development, outreach and financial assistance for minority businesses. The Office was established in November 2013, and André H. Sayles, Ph.D., will serve as Acting Deputy Director of the Office of Minority Business and Economic Development. Get in touch: Email us at diversity@hq.doe.gov or call (202) 586-8383. * indicates required Email * Subscribe Office of Economic Impact and Diversity Blog Why 3D Printers Might Create the Next Robotic Champion December 11, 2013 4:18 PM High school teams competing in the FIRST Robotics Competition should head over to this FIRST Robotics website to put in their bid for a free Cube 3D

195

Smart Buildings: Business Case and Action Plan  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

and HVAC. Energy Optimization: Systems integration providesEnergy  Operations  High performance building core  Systems integration Energy  Operations  High performance building core  Systems integration 

Ehrlich, Paul

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

196

Smart Buildings: Business Case and Action Plan  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

due to the cost of labor per square foot, such that even aoperating cost at $3.70 per square foot per year includingGSA’s 2008 energy costs of $1.93 per square foot, and GSA’s

Ehrlich, Paul

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

197

Business Plan : Residential Solid Waste Collection.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??Residential solid waste means all the solid wastes produced in household level, which includes bio-waste, metal, mixed wastes, organic and inorganic waste. The inability of… (more)

Mazengo, Dorice

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

198

Smart Buildings: Business Case and Action Plan  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

for Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS) Whatfor Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS). GSACentralized management and tracking of maintenance and work 

Ehrlich, Paul

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

199

Smart Buildings: Business Case and Action Plan  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

a 6% reduction of lighting energy usage. iv. Active Façadeefficiently—HVAC, lighting, water, energy usage, fire andusage and productivity. b. Integration and Interface: Lighting

Ehrlich, Paul

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

200

HelioVolt Business Plan Pitch  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... Showa Shell and Shell Solar successfully scaled up this process to ... Page 9. 9 Role of Micro and Nanostructuring in CIGS PV Device Operation ...

2012-10-04T23:59:59.000Z

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201

Business Plan Turning waste into fuel  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

-around-delhi-azadpur-mandi/ Problem Azadpur Mandi is the largest wholesale produce market in Asia, covering more than 90 acres on Biofuels 2.0 THE VISION AND GOALS 2.1 The Policy aims at mainstreaming of biofuels and, therefore.1 The following definitions of biofuels shall apply for the purpose of this Policy: i. `biofuels' are liquid

Mlllet, Dylan B.

202

Smart Buildings: Business Case and Action Plan  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

improvement. ii. Tenant Sub-Metering and Revised Leaseto include extensive sub-metering data. Buildings would beThis includes: i. Sub-System Metering: Where possible

Ehrlich, Paul

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

203

Developing your business plan - Lawrence Berkeley National ...  

of information system do you need? How will you document your manufacturing process? How will the operation evolve? What will it

204

Smart Buildings: Business Case and Action Plan  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

monitor and manage the energy usage and maintenance issuesprogram can further reduce energy usage based on ongoingand verification of energy usage with a goal of continuous

Ehrlich, Paul

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

205

Smart Buildings: Business Case and Action Plan  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Switch Floor 1 GSA Smart Buildings Report April 8, 2009 PageDE-AC02-05CH11231. GSA Smart Buildings Report April 8, 2009National Laboratory, Building Intelligence Group and Noblis.

Ehrlich, Paul

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

206

Smart Buildings: Business Case and Action Plan  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Processes and training BAS upgrades to open standards, wherevoice, video, data, and BAS traffic over a converged IPfor Building Automation System (BAS) data. GSA is uniquely

Ehrlich, Paul

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

207

Sales & operations planning in a global business  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

As companies become more global and begin to outsource manufacturing and other services, the uncertainty in the supply resource increases. Demand uncertainties increase as these same companies expand into new countries to ...

Honstain, Christopher Michael

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

208

Hawaii Bioenergy Master Plan Business Partnering  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

, Texaco, and Shell gasifiers, Fischer-Tropsch synthesis, SNG production, and synthesis gas production by simulation of coal and NG conversion to hydrogen, FT fuels, SNG, synthesis gas and power. - Glen Tomlinson--Mechanical engineer--Simulation of coal and NG conversion systems for production of power, FT, SNG, syngas, hydrogen

209

Smart Buildings: Business Case and Action Plan  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

o o o o o o HVAC controls optimization Lighting controlsenergy savings  HVAC system optimization yields 2? 20% HVAC and HVAC but uses the required optimization algorithms for

Ehrlich, Paul

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

210

Developing your business plan - Lawrence Berkeley National ...  

customers to buy them, find and keep ... that would be hard to duplicate el- ... Other parts of the puzzle

211

ACQUISITION PLANNING  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

7.1 (May 2010) 7.1 (May 2010) 1 ACQUISITION PLANNING REFERENCES 1. FAR 4.803(a)(1) Contents of Contract Files 2. FAR 5.405(a) Exchange of Acquisition Information 3. FAR Part 7 Acquisition Planning 4. FAR Part 8 Required Sources of Supply 5. FAR Part 10 Market Research 6. FAR 11.402 Factors to Consider in Establishing Schedules 7. FAR 15.201(c) Exchanges with Industry Before Receipt of Proposals 8. FAR Subpart 16.1 Selecting Contract Types 9. FAR 16.504(c) Indefinite-Quantity Contracts - Multiple Award Preference 10. FAR Subpart 17.6 Management and Operating Contracts 11. FAR Part 19 Small Business Programs 12. FAR 25.802(a)(2) Other International Agreements and Coordination 13. FAR 34.004 Acquisition Strategy Guiding Principles

212

ACQUISITION PLANNING  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

--Chapter 7.1 (JUNE 2010) --Chapter 7.1 (JUNE 2010) 2 ACQUISITION PLANNING REFERENCES 1. FAR 4.803(a)(1) Contents of Contract Files 2. FAR 5.405(a) Exchange of Acquisition Information 3. FAR Part 7 Acquisition Planning 4. FAR Part 8 Required Sources of Supply 5. FAR Part 10 Market Research 6. FAR 11.402 Factors to Consider in Establishing Schedules 7. FAR 15.201(c) Exchanges with Industry Before Receipt of Proposals 8. FAR Subpart 16.1 Selecting Contract Types 9. FAR 16.504(c) Indefinite-Quantity Contracts - Multiple Award Preference 10. FAR Subpart 17.6 Management and Operating Contracts 11. FAR Part 19 Small Business Programs 12. FAR 25.802(a)(2) Other International Agreements and Coordination Guiding Principles

213

DOING BUSINESS WITH ORNL PEOPLE AND EVENTS  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

DOING BUSINESS WITH ORNL DOING BUSINESS WITH ORNL PEOPLE AND EVENTS (continued on page 4) The ORNL Partnerships Directorate seeks to foster economic development and the growth of business and industry by making available the most innovative equipment, the latest technology, and the expertise of ORNL researchers to technology-based companies and research universities throughout the nation. T hrough new collaborations totaling $6.2 million, ORNL and American industry will tackle some of the most critical challenges facing lithium ion battery production. After receiving $3 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funding in August through DOE's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Industrial Technolo- gies Program (ITP), ORNL issued a competitive solicitation to industry

214

Funding available for New Mexico businesses  

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Funding available for New Mexico businesses Funding available for New Mexico businesses Funding available for New Mexico businesses The Venture Acceleration Fund of Los Alamos National Security, LLC is accepting applications for the 2013 calendar year. February 6, 2013 Los Alamos water tower after snow fall. Los Alamos water tower after snow fall. Contact Nancy Ambrosiano Communications Office (505) 667-0471 Email The quality of applications has increased greatly over the years, so we expect the process will be competitive for 2013. Los Alamos Venture Acceleration Fund accepting 2013 applications LOS ALAMOS, NEW MEXICO, February 6, 2013-The Venture Acceleration Fund (VAF) of Los Alamos National Security, LLC (LANS), the company that manages and operates Los Alamos National Laboratory for the National Nuclear

215

EERE Financial Opportunities: Doing Business with EERE  

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Get the EERE Financial Opportunities (small) widget and many other great free widgets at Widgetbox! Not seeing a widget? (More info) Get the EERE Financial Opportunities (small) widget and many other great free widgets at Widgetbox! Not seeing a widget? (More info) News Energy Department Announces $3 Million to Support Clean Energy Businesses and Entrepreneurs January 7, 2014 DOE Has Issued Request for Information Regarding Hydrogen Infrastructure and FCEVs December 18, 2013 Energy Department Announces Request for Information on Waste-to-Energy Technologies June 11, 2013 More News Subscribe to EERE News Updates Features Doing Business with EERE - Funding and business opportunities with EERE Bulletin Board of Lessons Learned Printable Version Doing Business with EERE A chart of the financial assistance process, showing Congressional appropriation, followed by Department of Energy and EERE allocation, then branched out into competitive and noncompetitive areas. On the competitive side is solicitation, then merit review. On the noncompetitive side are unsolicited proposal and formula grant application, then review. Each side ends with financial award, then award management.

216

Improving business and information strategy alignment: Learning from the banking industry  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

An empirical study that explored business and information strategy alignment in the information-intensive and competitive Australian banking industry is featured in this paper. The aim of the study was to identify organizational practices that contribute ...

M. Broadbent; P. Weill

1993-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

217

Business Process Discovery Business Process Discovery  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Well defined, organized, implemented, and managed Business Processes are very critical to the success of any organization that wants to operate efficiently. Business Process Management these days is not merely a buzzword but has become a very important field on which companies will want to focus. Typically when the companies are small, they have ad-hoc, non standard, non

Sandeep Jadhav

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

218

SECA R&D: Where Competition Meets Collaboration  

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SECA R&D: Where Competition Meets Collaboration SECA R&D: Where Competition Meets Collaboration From New York to California, SECA's Core Technology Program is working on dozens of fuel cell projects, led by the brightest minds from leading universities, national laboratories and businesses across the country. These competitively selected projects work together to provide vital R&D and testing support to SECA Industry Teams. In the same spirit of healthy competition, the Industry Teams leverage the collective ingenuity of the Core Technology Program to independently pursue innovations in fuel cell design that can be mass produced at lower costs. The Industry Teams are working to solve the challenges of fuel cell technology, each using different approaches and techniques. As a result, the SECA program is rich in innovation, allowing it to

219

Advancing Manufacturing Research Through Competitions  

SciTech Connect

Competitions provide a technique for building interest and collaboration in targeted research areas. This paper will present a new competition that aims to increase collaboration amongst Universities, automation end-users, and automation manufacturers through a virtual competition. The virtual nature of the competition allows for reduced infrastructure requirements while maintaining realism in both the robotic equipment deployed and the scenarios. Details of the virtual environment as well as the competitions objectives, rules, and scoring metrics will be presented.

Balakirsky, Stephen [National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST); Madhavan, Raj [ORNL

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

220

Community Economic Development Business Program (Prince Edward Island, Canada)  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

The Community Economic Development Business (CEDB) program has been created as part of the Prince Edward Island Rural Action Plan to support local investment in innovative Prince Edward Island...

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221

SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

22 Federal Register 22 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 29 / Friday, February 11, 2011 / Rules and Regulations SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION 13 CFR Parts 121 and 124 RIN 3245-AF53 Small Business Size Regulations; 8(a) Business Development/Small Disadvantaged Business Status Determinations AGENCY: U.S. Small Business Administration. ACTION: Final rule. SUMMARY: This rule makes changes to the regulations governing the section 8(a) Business Development (8(a) BD) program, the U.S. Small Business Administration's (SBA or Agency) size regulations, and the regulations affecting Small Disadvantaged Businesses (SDBs). It is the first comprehensive revision to the 8(a) BD program in more than ten years. Some of the changes involve technical issues such as changing the term ''SIC code'' to

222

Small Business Research  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

The Office of Fossil Energy participates in DOE's Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs. SBIR and STTR are U.S. government programs in...

223

Nanotechnology: A Business Perspective  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... the National Renewable Energy Lab (NREL), the Nanobusiness Alliance, the Cleveland Clinic, Brookhaven National Labs, the International Business Forum, ...

224

Assess Potential Changes in Business Travel that Impact Greenhouse Gas  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Changes in Business Travel that Impact Greenhouse Changes in Business Travel that Impact Greenhouse Gas Emissions Assess Potential Changes in Business Travel that Impact Greenhouse Gas Emissions October 7, 2013 - 1:22pm Addthis YOU ARE HERE Step 1 For a Federal agency, changes in the demand for business travel can be difficult to predict. Changes in the nature of the agency's work may have a substantial impact on the demand for business travel. It is therefore important to account for these changes when planning for greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction. Conditions that may contribute to a significant increase or decrease in the agency's business travel, beyond specific efforts to reduce business travel demand, include: Significant changes in the agency's budget Addition or completion of major program activities that require

225

Meet with Large Businesses  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Meet with Large Businesses Meet with Large Businesses and learn about upcoming acquisitions! * Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) * National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) * Small Business Administration (SBA) * U.S. Department of Energy / Energy, Efficiency, and Renewable Energy (EERE) * U.S. Department of Energy / Golden Field Office (GFO) * Western Area Power Administration (WAPA) * Colorado Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC)

226

Energy Department Announces SunShot Startup Investments and Competition to  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

SunShot Startup Investments and SunShot Startup Investments and Competition to Unleash Cost-Competitive Solar Energy Energy Department Announces SunShot Startup Investments and Competition to Unleash Cost-Competitive Solar Energy June 13, 2012 - 11:00am Addthis WASHINGTON -- As part of the Energy Department's SunShot Initiative, which aims to drive solar to cost-competition with other energy sources by 2020, Secretary Steven Chu today announced a new competition and investments to make it easier and cheaper for utilities, businesses and consumers to deploy clean, renewable solar energy. While speaking at the SunShot Grand Challenge Summit in Denver, Secretary Chu announced the "America's Most Affordable Rooftop Solar" competition to aggressively drive down the cost of rooftop solar energy systems as well as nearly $8 million

227

Top successful small businesses recognized  

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Environment Feature Stories Public Reading Room: Environmental Documents, Reports LANL Home Phonebook Calendar Video Business Business Stories Recognition for succesful...

228

Energy Efficiency Competition Guide | ENERGY STAR Buildings & Plants  

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Efficiency Competition Guide Efficiency Competition Guide Secondary menu About us Press room Contact Us Portfolio Manager Login Facility owners and managers Existing buildings Commercial new construction Industrial energy management Small business Service providers Service and product providers Verify applications for ENERGY STAR certification Design commercial buildings Energy efficiency program administrators Commercial and industrial program sponsors Associations State and local governments Federal agencies Tools and resources Training In This Section Campaigns Commercial building design Communications resources Energy management guidance Financial resources Portfolio Manager Products and purchasing Recognition Research and reports Service and product provider (SPP) resources Success stories Target Finder

229

From Business Intelligence to Business Optimization  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

5/5/2011 1 Next Generation Business Intelligence Neeharika Tummala and Ahmad R. Hejran Department state efficiency of one process with answers to these questions: 1. Where are the delays in the process

230

DOE Selects 8(a) Small Business to Provide Waste Tracking Services |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Selects 8(a) Small Business to Provide Waste Tracking Services Selects 8(a) Small Business to Provide Waste Tracking Services DOE Selects 8(a) Small Business to Provide Waste Tracking Services November 14, 2013 - 12:00pm Addthis Media Contact Bill Taylor, 803-952-8564 Bill.Taylor@srs.gov Cincinnati - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today awarded a competitive small business set-aside contract to Ma-Chis Lower Creek Indian Tribe Enterprises Inc. (Ma-Chis) of Kinston, Alabama to provide DOE Transportation Tracking and Communications (TRANSCOM) Technical Support Services. This Requirements Contract has a value of up to $7.9 million, with a one-year performance period and four-one year extension options. Competition for this work was limited to Small Business Administration (SBA) 8(a) Business Development Firms. The DOE TRANSCOM system continuously monitors and tracks active shipments

231

Information technology and business-level strategy: toward an integrated theoretical perspective  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Information technology matters to business success because it directly affects the mechanisms through which they create and capture value to earn a profit: IT is thus integral to a firm's business-level strategy. Much of the extant research on the IT/strategy ... Keywords: IT capability, IT strategy, competitive advantage, information systems, information technology, management theory, performance, technology management

Paul L. Drnevich, David C. Croson

2013-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

232

Geothermal Small Business Workbook [Geothermal Outreach and Project Financing  

SciTech Connect

Small businesses are the cornerstone of the American economy. Over 22 million small businesses account for approximately 99% of employers, employ about half of the private sector workforce, and are responsible for about two-thirds of net new jobs. Many small businesses fared better than the Fortune 500 in 2001. Non-farm proprietors income rose 2.4% in 2001 while corporate profits declined 7.2%. Yet not all is rosy for small businesses, particularly new ones. One-third close within two years of opening. From 1989 to 1992, almost half closed within four years; only 39.5% were still open after six years. Why do some new businesses thrive and some fail? What helps a new business succeed? Industry knowledge, business and financial planning, and good management. Small geothermal businesses are no different. Low- and medium-temperature geothermal resources exist throughout the western United States, the majority not yet tapped. A recent survey of ten western states identified more than 9,000 thermal wells and springs, over 900 low- to moderate-temperature geothermal resource areas, and hundreds of direct-use sites. Many opportunities exist for geothermal entrepreneurs to develop many of these sites into thriving small businesses. The ''Geothermal Small Business Workbook'' (''Workbook'') was written to give geothermal entrepreneurs, small businesses, and developers the tools they need to understand geothermal applications--both direct use and small-scale power generation--and to write a business and financing plan. The Workbook will: Provide background, market, and regulatory data for direct use and small-scale (< 1 megawatt) power generation geothermal projects; Refer you to several sources of useful information including owners of existing geothermal businesses, trade associations, and other organizations; Break down the complicated and sometimes tedious process of writing a business plan into five easy steps; Lead you--the geothermal entrepreneur, small company, or project developer--step-by-step through the process needed to structure a business and financing plan for a small geothermal project; and Help you develop a financing plan that can be adapted and taken to potential financing sources. The Workbook will not: Substitute for financial advice; Overcome the high exploration, development, and financing costs associated with smaller geothermal projects; Remedy the lack of financing for the exploration stage of a geothermal project; or Solve financing problems that are not related to the economic soundness of your project or are caused by things outside of your control.

Elizabeth Battocletti

2003-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

233

Geothermal Small Business Workbook [Geothermal Outreach and Project Financing  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Small businesses are the cornerstone of the American economy. Over 22 million small businesses account for approximately 99% of employers, employ about half of the private sector workforce, and are responsible for about two-thirds of net new jobs. Many small businesses fared better than the Fortune 500 in 2001. Non-farm proprietors income rose 2.4% in 2001 while corporate profits declined 7.2%. Yet not all is rosy for small businesses, particularly new ones. One-third close within two years of opening. From 1989 to 1992, almost half closed within four years; only 39.5% were still open after six years. Why do some new businesses thrive and some fail? What helps a new business succeed? Industry knowledge, business and financial planning, and good management. Small geothermal businesses are no different. Low- and medium-temperature geothermal resources exist throughout the western United States, the majority not yet tapped. A recent survey of ten western states identified more than 9,000 thermal wells and springs, over 900 low- to moderate-temperature geothermal resource areas, and hundreds of direct-use sites. Many opportunities exist for geothermal entrepreneurs to develop many of these sites into thriving small businesses. The ''Geothermal Small Business Workbook'' (''Workbook'') was written to give geothermal entrepreneurs, small businesses, and developers the tools they need to understand geothermal applications--both direct use and small-scale power generation--and to write a business and financing plan. The Workbook will: Provide background, market, and regulatory data for direct use and small-scale (< 1 megawatt) power generation geothermal projects; Refer you to several sources of useful information including owners of existing geothermal businesses, trade associations, and other organizations; Break down the complicated and sometimes tedious process of writing a business plan into five easy steps; Lead you--the geothermal entrepreneur, small company, or project developer--step-by-step through the process needed to structure a business and financing plan for a small geothermal project; and Help you develop a financing plan that can be adapted and taken to potential financing sources. The Workbook will not: Substitute for financial advice; Overcome the high exploration, development, and financing costs associated with smaller geothermal projects; Remedy the lack of financing for the exploration stage of a geothermal project; or Solve financing problems that are not related to the economic soundness of your project or are caused by things outside of your control.

Elizabeth Battocletti

2003-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

234

Exploration of Management Information System: Pemetreating Business Way  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The indispensable role of Management Information Systems is common sense in the buisness and organizaiton circle. The use of Management Information Systems has gone from competitive advantage for few to business necessity for all. Its true value comes ... Keywords: Information management, management information system, information technology

Guo Xiang, Li Yanxiao, Li Weihua

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

235

Ambient intelligence as enabling technology for modern business paradigms  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Nowadays the competition among companies, joined to the environmental protection rules, is so compelling that they should not only be on the top of technology in they area, but also run their business according to life-long models. The emphasis on the ... Keywords: Ambient intelligence, Extended product, Knowledge-based systems, Maintenance, Product lifecycle management, Service engineering

S. Kopácsi; G. Kovács; A. Anufriev; R. Michelini

2007-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

236

Developing Primary and Human Resource Business Processes Based on EQUIS  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

To face that global competition, Indonesia higher education institutions must improve the quality of their service. Without an international quality standard, Indonesian higher education institutions will find it hard to compete against international ... Keywords: business process design, EQUIS accreditation, higher education, HR

Mursyid Hasanbasri; Andri Iesmail

2009-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

237

Introduction to the Special Issue: Mobile Business: Technological Pluralism, Social Assimilation, and Growth  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The prevailing definitions of mobile business do not effectively capture the observed phenomena. They are also restrictive in terms of the research questions and implications that can be drawn from them. This paper asks how mobile business should be ... Keywords: Epistemology, Mobile Business, Scenario Planning, Social Assimilation Of Technology, Technological Frame

Nikolaos A. Mylonopoulos; Georgios I. Doukidis; Guest Editors

2003-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

238

Generalizing GraphPlan by Formulating Planning as a CSP  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We examine the approach of encoding planning problems as CSPs more closely. First we present a simple CSP encoding for planning problems and then a set of transformations that can be used to eliminate variables and add new constraints to the encoding. We show that our transformations uncover additional structure in the planning problem, structure that subsumes the structure uncovered by GRAPHPLAN planning graphs. We solve the CSP encoded planning problem by using standard CSP algorithms. Empirical evidence is presented to validate the effectiveness of this approach to solving planning problems, and to show that even a prototype implementation is more effective than standard GRAPHPLAN. Our prototype is even competitive with far more optimized planning graph based implementations. We also demonstrate that this approach can be more easily lifted to more complex types of planning than can planning graphs. In particular, we show that the approach can be easily extended to planning with resources.

Adriana Lopez; Fahiem Bacchus

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

239

Clean Tech SBIR: Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) for the Office  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Tech SBIR: Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) for the Tech SBIR: Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) for the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Clean Tech SBIR: Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) for the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy The best-kept funding secret for minority- and woman-owned businesses? Could your firm use $1.1-1.7 million? Apply by December 16, 2013! More The federal government supports research at thousands of small innovative businesses through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program. SBIR is a competitive program that links government agencies' needs and missions with funding for the development and commercialization of new ideas and innovative research by diverse small business. SBIR provides funding to small businesses using a funding ladder similar to

240

Planning, Budget, and Acquisition | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Planning, Budget, and Acquisition Planning, Budget, and Acquisition Planning, Budget, and Acquisition The Office of Legacy Management's (LM) Planning, Budget, and Acquisition (PBA) Team performs the following management functions: Plans, develops, and implements improvements in efficiencies of business processes and identifies opportunities for reengineering or restructuring. Plans, develops, and implements strategic planning efforts, which include analyzing the organization's annual and long-term goals and the best approach for achieving those goals. Plans, develops, and implements budget formulation processes to include identifying future spending priorities and assessing the effectiveness of programs. Plans, develops, and implements processes for budget execution, including day-to-day obligations for agency expenditures, invoices, billing

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241

DOE Challenge Home Student Competition  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Challenge Home Challenge Home Student Competition April 2013 Contents Background ................................................................................................................................. 3 Summit Participants .................................................................................................................... 4 Key Results .................................................................................................................................. 5 Proposed Framework .................................................................................................................. 6 Suggestions for Submittal Requirements/Scoring Criteria ............................................................ 8 Suggested Competition Prize Options .......................................................................................... 9

242

Winning the AAAI robot competition  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Last summer, AAAI sponsored a mobile robot competition in conjunction with the AAAI-92 conference in San Jose, California. Ten robots from across the country competed in the competition, with CARMEL from the University of Michigan finishing first. CARMEL ...

David Kortenkamp; Marcus Huber; Charles Cohen; Ulrich Raschke; Clint Bidlack; Clare Bates Congdon; Frank Koss; Terry Weymouth

1993-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

243

Designing Competitive Electricity Markets  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This volume contains papers that were discussed at the first workshop on Markets for Electricity: Economics and Technology (MEET) held at Stanford University on March 7-8, 1997. The workshop's focus was how to design competitive electricity markets in an industry undergoing rapid changes in both economics and technology. The intended audience includes policy makers, policy-oriented academics, and corporate leaders. Chapters include: Introduction: Economic and Technological Principles in Designing Power M...

1998-12-19T23:59:59.000Z

244

Business System Management Review  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

P-004 Business System Management Review Process 11_0304Page 1 of 7 P-004 Business System Management Review Process 11_0304Page 1 of 7 EOTA - Business Process Document Title: Business System Management Review Process Document Number: P-004 Rev 11_0304 Document Owner: Elizabeth Sousa Backup Owner: Melissa Otero Approver(s): Melissa Otero Parent Document: Q-001, Quality Manual Notify of Changes: EOTA Employees Referenced Document(s): F-009, Business System Management Review Template P-004 Business System Management Review Process 11_0304Page 2 of 7 Revision History: Rev. Description of Change A Initial Release 08_0414 Corrective Actions, Preventive Actions, and Improvement Opportunity 09_1124 Edited document for clarity and to better fit the process in use. Added requirement to provide management with

245

Department of Energy Business Opportunity Session  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Alan Perry Alan Perry Title: Administrative Officer Office: Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer E-Mail: Alan.Perry@hq.doe.gov Phone: 202-586-4484 Website: http://humancapital.doe.gov/ Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer Department of Energy's Business Opportunity Session OCHCO Overview OCHCO supports DOE Program and Staff Offices at Headquarters & Field Main Services Offered * Human Capital and Human Resource Guidance * Human Capital Strategic Planning * Policy Development * Corporate HR Information Systems * Workforce Training & Development * Human Resource Operations * Employee Management Labor Relations * Recruitment and Outreach * Executive Resources * Business Support * Drug-Testing Program * Employee Assistance Program * Occupational Health Services * Disability Services

246

Workforce Analysis and Planning Division (HC-12) | Department...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

goals, Departmental priorities and mission needs. Functions Develop business intelligence, demographic and trend analyses in support of corporate workforce planning and...

247

Lightweight materials for transportation: Program plan  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This Program Plan has been prepared by the Office of Transportation Materials in response to a request by the House Committee on Appropriations. It recognizes that a significant commitment to long-term, stable materials research and development (R&D) is required to realize the benefits of lighter weight vehicles, including economic, environmental and energy related benefits. Extensive input was obtained from the major US automakers and from representative materials and component suppliers. Considerable interaction with the key members of the US Automotive Materials Partnership (USAMP) has ensured consistency of technical direction. The program will support R&D activity at industrial sites through competitively bid subcontracts with cost sharing anticipated at 30--50%, with the higher amounts in process scale-up and manufacturing technology development. The recommended LWM Program will enable industry to develop pecessary technology by utilizing their capabilities as well as accessing supporting technology at national laboratories, universities, ongoing program activity at NASA, DoD, DOT, NIST, etc., and thereby leverage industry resources through integrated team approaches. Many individual program efforts are currently in place that address small portions of the overall needs of the LWM Program, both within DOE and in other agencies. Cognizance of these and overall integration of research activities are planned as significant program management tasks. Because of the international nature of the automobile business, benchmarking of foreign technology and tracking of worldwide developments are also key program elements.

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1993-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

248

Testimonials from Small Business  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Don't just take it from us, here's what small business ... customer complaints." —David C. Branch, Chairman/President, Branch-Smith Printing Division ...

2013-08-06T23:59:59.000Z

249

Business Data Communications  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

From the Book:PREFACE: Preface Background Four trends have made a solid understanding of the fundamentals of data communications essential to business and information management students: The ...

William Stallings

1990-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

250

Photovoltaics Business Models  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This report summarizes work to better understand the structure of future photovoltaics business models and the research, development, and demonstration required to support their deployment.

Frantzis, L.; Graham, S.; Katofsky, R.; Sawyer, H.

2008-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

251

Small Business Programs  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

Business At A Time NNSA is responsible for the management and security of the nation's nuclear weapons, nuclear nonproliferation, and naval reactor programs. It also responds to...

252

Energy Department Announces Next Phase of L Prize® Competition to Create  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Next Phase of L Prize® Competition to Next Phase of L Prize® Competition to Create Innovative Energy-Saving Lighting Products Energy Department Announces Next Phase of L Prize® Competition to Create Innovative Energy-Saving Lighting Products March 8, 2012 - 2:00pm Addthis As part of the Energy Department's commitment to driving innovation in U.S. manufacturing and helping American businesses and consumers save money by saving energy, the Department today launched the next phase of the Bright Tomorrow Lighting Prize (L Prize) competition. The L Prize competition challenges the lighting industry to develop high performance, energy-saving replacements for conventional light bulbs. The competition announced today will spur leading-edge companies to build innovative LED replacements for conventional parabolic aluminized reflector

253

National Junior Solar Sprint & Other Car Competition Regional Host Sites  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Junior Solar Sprint & Other Car Competition Regional Host Sites Junior Solar Sprint & Other Car Competition Regional Host Sites Below is a list of current Junior Solar Sprint (Junior Solar Sprint) and Other Car Competition host sites for regional competitions. For information on dates and locations please contact the person listed in the area or for the entire state you are interested in. Host sites typically hold multiple competitions between several schools. Contact Linda Lung at Linda.lung@nrel.gov or (303) 275-3044 to identify or locate new host sites or the locations of individual competitions with which your school or business may be able to coordinate. Alaska Contact: Cindy Carl Address: Weston Solutions, Inc. 425 G Street, Suite 300 Anchorage, AK 99501 Phone: 907-343-2744 E-mail: cindy.carl@westonsolutions.com

254

Small Business Innovation Research Grant Helps Propel Innovative Wind Energy Small Business  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

With the support of $850,000 in Phase I and II Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grants from the Department in 2002 and 2003, Wind Tower Systems was able to complete the final engineering design for the 100 meter wind turbine tower that GE now plans to market.

255

Business Opportunities Session Office of Environmental Management...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Business Opportunities Session Office of Environmental Management Business Opportunities Session Office of Environmental Management Environmental Clean up Business Opportunities...

256

Competitive Wind Grants (Vermont) | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Competitive Wind Grants (Vermont) Competitive Wind Grants (Vermont) Eligibility Agricultural Commercial Construction Industrial Institutional Local Government Low-Income...

257

Strategic Plan  

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Plan Strategic Plan Print ALS Strategic Plan Update: March 2013 The Advanced Light Source Strategic Plan, originally published in 2009, has been revised to reflect completed...

258

December 12, 2013 Business Opportunity Session Presentations...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

December 12, 2013 Business Opportunity Session Presentations December 12, 2013 Business Opportunity Session Presentations Our Business Opportunity Sessions bring small business...

259

Small Business Solicitation Provision  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Solicitation Provision Solicitation Provision The Department of Energy has many exceptionally complex projects and programs involving the environmental remediation of its sites, and because of this complexity, are beyond the capabilities of small business in terms of a small business acting as the prime contractor. However, there are many opportunities within these projects in which small businesses can take part. It is the Department of Energy's policy to promote the participation of small business in all of its programs and projects. As such, the following solicitation provision, and evaluation criteria, will be included by the Department of Energy in environmental remediation acquisitions which are not set aside for small business. In addition, a contract clause will also be included in the resulting contract, providing

260

The role of DSM in a competitive market  

SciTech Connect

The author appreciates the opportunity to participate in this NARUC conference and to offer some thoughts on the implications for demand side management (DSM) resulting from increased competition in the electricity and gas businesses. The dominant theme of almost every professional conference in both gas and electricity is that the markets are becoming increasingly competitive and furthermore that increased competition benefits customers and affords opportunities to providers of energy services. However, only part of the effects of increased competition occur through utility DSM programs. A competitive marketplace for electricity and gas would indeed have an effect on utility conservation programs and on utility customers. The following are some of the implications of a competitive market. My presentation is an explanation and defense of these five propositions. (1) Economic efficiency will be enhanced - which increases the level of economic well being of customers and increases the productivity of the U. S. economy. (2) Energy efficiency will decrease, which may also increase our level of economic well-being and economic productivity. (3) Some DSM conservation programs will end, because they fail to pass the market test of competition. Those DSM programs that contribute to the efficient use of energy resources will prosper under competition. (4) The economic well-being of lower and middle income customers will be enhanced, first, by abolishing the DSM based subsidies to high income customers and second by pricing separately the reliability of electric services. (5) Policy goals will have to be justified on their merits - which is the worst fear of some, but the best outcome as viewed by others.

Sutherland, R.J.

1994-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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261

Dynamics of Transmission Provision in a Competitive PowerIndustry  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The main objective of this paper is to revisit the operations and planning of an electric power system, and, more specifically, of its transmission system. The intent is to formulate the underlying problems as decision-making problems with specific ... Keywords: competition, discrete event dynamic systems, dynamic programming, electric power systems, optimal stochastic control, transmission

Chien-Ning Yu; Jean-Pierre Leotard; Marija D. Ilic

1999-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

262

Competition under Capacitated Dynamic Lot Sizing with Capacity Acquisition  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Lot-sizing and capacity planning are important supply chain decisions, and competition and cooperation affect the performance of these decisions. In this paper, we look into the dynamic lot sizing and resource competition problem of an industry consisting of multiple firms. A capacity competition model combining the complexity of time-varying demand with cost functions and economies os scale arising from dynamic lot-sizing costs is developed. Each firm can replenish inventory at the beginning of each period in a finite planning horizon. Fixed as well as variable production costs incur for each production setup, along with inventory carrying costs. The individual production lots of each firm are limited by a constant capacity restriction, which is purchased up front for the planning horizon. The capacity can be purchased from a spot market, and the capacity acquisition cost fluctuates with the total capacity demand of all the competing firms. We solve the competition model and establish the existence of a capacity equilibrium over the firms and the associated optimal dynamic lot-sizing plan for each firm under mild conditions.

Hongyan Li; Joern Meissner

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

263

Municipal Aggregation and Retail Competition in the Ohio Energy Sector  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Ohio allows communities to vote to aggregate the loads of individual consumers (unless they opt out) in order to seek a competitive energy supplier. Over 200 communities have voted to do this for electricity. By 2004 residential switching reached 69 % in Cleveland territory (95 % from municipal aggregation) but by 2006 had fallen to 8%. Savings are now small, but customer acquisition costs are low and the cost to consumers is negligible. Aggregation and retail competition have been thwarted by Rate Stabilization Plans holding incumbent utility prices below cost since 2006. In the Ohio gas sector, rate regulation has not discouraged aggregation and competition, but market prices falling below municipally negotiated rates can be politically embarrassing. How municipal aggregation would fare against individual choice in a market conducive to retail competition is an open question, but the policy deserves consideration elsewhere.

Stephen Littlechild; Stephen Littlechild

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

264

Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Research and Small Business Technology Transfer programs, presented at an Historically Black College and University meeting. Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small...

265

Small Business Loan Program (Missouri)  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

The Small Business Loan Program provides low-interest and no-interest direct loans for small businesses. The statewide program is open to all small businesses that employ 15 or fewer employees and...

266

SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT PLAN  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The Chelan County Public Works Department would like to thank the following organizations and individuals for their assistance in the development of this plan: ? Chelan County’s Solid Waste Council members, past and present, and the municipalities they represent. ? Chelan County’s Solid Waste Advisory Committee members, past and present, and the agencies and businesses they represented. ? the Chelan–Douglas Health District staff. ? Washington Department of Ecology staff. Chelan County residents and businesses also contributed to this document through comments provided during public meetings and through various other channels. The Board of County Commissioners and the Public Works Department gratefully acknowledge this input by the

unknown authors

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

267

Integrated Mobile-Robot Design-Winning the AAAI 1992 Robot Competition  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Carmel project (computer-aided robotics for maintenance, emergency, and life support) which won the AAAI 1992 Robot Competition, is discussed. Carmel's design philosophy and architecture, obstacle avoidance, global path planning, vision sensing, ...

David Kortenkamp; Marcus Huber; Charles Cohen; Ulrich Raschke; Clint Bidlack; Clare Bates Congdon; Frank Koss; Terry Weym

1993-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

268

Small Business Innovation Research Program  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... from federal R&D; to use small business to meet federal research and development (R&D) needs; to stimulate small business ...

2013-07-24T23:59:59.000Z

269

Business Center for Precious Metals  

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Department of Energy Business Center for Precious Metals Department of Energy Business Center for Precious Metals Becky Eddy National Nuclear Security Administration Y-12 Site...

270

Berkeley Lab Small Business Office  

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Institutions of higher learning Small Business Concerns owned and operated by service-disabled veterans This exciting program has proven to be very beneficial to Small Businesses...

271

Laboratory program helps small businesses  

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Lab helps small businesses Laboratory program helps small businesses The free program, run jointly by Los Alamos and Sandia National Laboratories, leverages the laboratories'...

272

New Mexico Small Business Assistance  

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Business Assistance Program (NMSBA) helps small businesses in New Mexico access cutting-edge technologies, solve technical issues, and gain knowledge from technical experts at Los...

273

Regional Competitions - EERE Commercialization Office  

The six regional winners received $100,000 in DOE prize money and a chance to compete for a National Grand Prize at a competition held in Washington, ...

274

Better Building Case Competition: 2012  

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Through the competition, interdisciplinary teams of university students gain critical skills and experience to start careers in clean energy. Since its launch in 2012, the...

275

National Competition - EERE Commercialization Office  

2013 National Competition. On June 12, 2013, SiNode Systems from Northwestern University was announced as the winner of the second annual DOE National Clean Energy ...

276

Reliability and Competitive Electricity Markets  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Behavior in a Competitive Electricity Market,” InternationalDemand Response in Electricity Markets,” Hewlett FoundationGreen, R. (1999) “The Electricity Contract Market in England

Joskow, Paul; Tirole, Jean

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

277

Biomass Engineering Prize Competition Announced  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Posted on: 7/30/2010 12:00:00 AM... The DownEast 2010 Biomass Engineering Prize Competition is seeking innovative solutions focused on revitalizing an ...

278

National Competition - EERE Commercialization Office  

2013 National Competition. On June 12, 2013, SiNode Systems from Northwestern University was announced as the winner of the second annual DOE National ...

279

Competitive Natural Gas Providers (Iowa)  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

Competitive providers and aggregators of natural gas must be certified by the Utilities Board. Applicants must demonstrate the managerial, technical, and financial capability to perform the...

280

Excerpt from The Small Business Innovation Development Act of 1982Ž  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Excerpt from "The Small Business Innovation Development Act of 1982" Excerpt from "The Small Business Innovation Development Act of 1982" (Public Law 97-219) that first authorized the SBIR program (15 U.S.C. 638) Section 2. Congressional Findings and Declaration of Purpose "(a) The Congress finds that- "(1) technological innovation creates jobs, increases productivity, competition, and economic growth, and is a valuable counterforce to inflation and the United States balance-of-payments deficit; "(2) while small business is the principal source of significant innovations in the Nation, the vast majority of federally funded research and development is conducted by large businesses, universities,

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281

A business-to-business interoperability testbed: an overview  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this paper, we describe a business-to-business (B2B) testbed co-sponsored by the Open Applications Group, Inc. (OAGI) and the National Institute of Standard and Technology (NIST) to advance enterprise e-commerce standards. We describe the business ... Keywords: E-Business Management

Boonsrem (Serm) Kulvatunyou; Nened Ivezic; Monica Martin; Albert T. Jones

2003-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

282

Business Modeling: A Practical Guide to Realizing Business Value  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

As business modeling becomes mainstream, every year more and more companies and government agencies are creating models of their businesses. But creating good business models is not a simple endeavor. Business modeling requires new skills. Written ... Keywords: Management, Management Information Systems, Programming, Software Development

David M. Bridgeland; Ron Zahavi

2008-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

283

Small Business Internet Sites  

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(DOE) - (DOE) - http://www.energy.gov DOE OSDBU -- DOE Small Business Forecast, DOE's Special Emphasis Programs: Mentor-Protégé, 8(a) Pilot, Women-owned Small Business Program, List of SB Program Managers, and other Web Links. http://smallbusiness.energy.gov or http://www.hr.doe.gov/ED/OSDBU/Osdbu.html DOE's Annual Small Business Procurement Conference - http://www.smallbusiness-outreach.doe.gov/ Office of Economic Impact and Diversity --Parent Organization to the OSDBU - http://www.hr.doe.gov/ED/index.html Forecast of Prime and Subcontracting Business Opportunities -- http://hqlnc.doe.gov/support/smallbusutil.nsf/Index?openform DOE Phone Directory - http://phonebook.doe.gov/callup.html DOE's Linked Organizational Chart -- Link to any DOE program element offices --

284

Solicitations and Business Opportunities  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

Most R&D procurements for the Office of Fossil Energy are coordinated by the National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL). Most of the links below are to NETL's business-related web pages:

285

In today's highly competitive marketplace,  

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today's highly competitive marketplace, rapid creation today's highly competitive marketplace, rapid creation and commercialization of scientific advances and innovative technologies are key to the continued prosperity of the United States. Scientists and engineers at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) have achieved numerous science and technology breakthroughs that have led to new industries, spurred economic growth and benefited the national welfare.

286

Competitive advantage through pleasurable products  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Firms have realised that establishing competitive advantage is critical to their survival. With Customer requirements having evolved from merely meeting functional requirements and expecting quality, to the present demand for pleasurable features as ... Keywords: competitive advantage, intellectual capital, intellectual products, intellectual resources, pleasurable products

Wilson Oh; Poh Wah Khong

2003-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

287

Competitive Electricity Prices: An Update  

Reports and Publications (EIA)

Illustrates a third impact of the move to competitive generation pricing -- the narrowing of the range of prices across regions of the country. This feature article updates information in Electricity Prices in a Competitive Environment: Marginal Cost Pricing of Generation Services and Financial Status of Electric Utilities.

J Alan Beamon

1998-07-06T23:59:59.000Z

288

Business Owners: Prepare for Utility Disruptions | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

for Utility Disruptions for Utility Disruptions Business Owners: Prepare for Utility Disruptions Business Owners: Prepare for Utility Disruptions Have a plan in place in case a natural disaster or other hazard knocks out your business's electricity or natural gas service. Identify energy utilities-The utilities that are absolutely necessary to running your business. How might a disaster impact the availability of those utilities? Determine backup options-Contact your utility companies to discuss potential backup options, such as portable generators to provide power. Learn how and when to turn off utilities-For example, if you turn off your natural gas, a professional technician must turn it back on. Learn more Consider using backup generators-Generators can power the most important aspects of your business in an emergency. This will involve:

289

Energy Department's First-Ever "Apps for Energy" Competition Begins  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

First-Ever "Apps for Energy" Competition First-Ever "Apps for Energy" Competition Begins Today Energy Department's First-Ever "Apps for Energy" Competition Begins Today April 5, 2012 - 2:00pm Addthis WASHINGTON, D.C. - As part of the Obama Administration's efforts to help consumers save money by saving energy, the Department of Energy's first-ever "Apps for Energy" competition begins today, offering $100,000 in cash prizes. "Apps for Energy" challenges innovative software developers to build new apps - for mobile phones, computers, tablets, software programs and more - that utilize data from major utility companies to help consumers and businesses use less energy and save money. Today, April 5, the Department released the official rules and began accepting submissions for the competition at

290

Office of Information and Business Management | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Information and Business Management Information and Business Management Office of Information and Business Management OIBM provides the foundation to propel the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) toward achieving its strategic goal of rapid and successful commercialization of EERE technologies. This foundation is comprised of meaningful portfolio management support, enterprise compliance, and an agile information technology suite of tools. This includes the following: Conducting assessments of EERE programs and management approaches and formulating findings, recommendations, and action plans to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of EERE's management of programs. Partnering across EERE, the Department of Energy (DOE), and industry to implement more effective portfolio, program, and project management.

291

California Small Business Credit Initiative  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

California Small Business Credit Initiative On October 8, 2010, the U.S. Department of the Treasury moved to support business lending in California when it announced the state would receive $168.6 million in the state through the two California agencies that oversee small business lending: the Business

292

Federal Energy Management Program: Utility Contract Competition  

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Competition to someone by E-mail Competition to someone by E-mail Share Federal Energy Management Program: Utility Contract Competition on Facebook Tweet about Federal Energy Management Program: Utility Contract Competition on Twitter Bookmark Federal Energy Management Program: Utility Contract Competition on Google Bookmark Federal Energy Management Program: Utility Contract Competition on Delicious Rank Federal Energy Management Program: Utility Contract Competition on Digg Find More places to share Federal Energy Management Program: Utility Contract Competition on AddThis.com... Energy Savings Performance Contracts ENABLE Utility Energy Service Contracts Types of Contracts Laws & Regulations Best Practices Financing Decrease Interest Buydown & Buyout Approaches Contract Competition Diversify Project Portfolios

293

Office of Legacy Management … Post Competition Accountability Report  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Post Competition Accountability Quarterly Report: High Performing Organization Proposal 2012 This report serves as an official record of the quarterly cost, personnel, and performance information for the Office of Legacy Management to satisfy the post competition accountability requirements. Page 1 of 2 Fiscal Years (FY) 2012 - 2016: Reporting Period: First Quarter, FY2013 I. MANAGEMENT EXCELLENCE GOALS Cutting Waste (Improving Efficiency) 1. Limit Program Direction increases to levels allowed by OMB for inflation. 2. Comply with OMB guidance, OMB-M-12-12, Promoting Efficient Spending, regarding mission- related travel. Quarterly Cost Report Funded Activity HPO Plan Cost Adjusted Budget Cost (ABC) Estimated Actual Cost (EAC) Explanation for Differences

294

Policy & Strategic Planning  

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Laboratory Directed R&D Laboratory Directed R&D Office of Technology Commercialization and Partnerships Other Information BNL Site Index Can't View PDFs? Policy & Strategic Planning Directorate Policy and Strategic Planning (P&SP) Directorate coordinates development of the Laboratory Strategic Plan and annual business plans at the institutional and organizational Level. This function includes administration of the Laboratory Directed Research and Development (LDRD) program. The Directorate is also responsible for the Laboratory's technology transfer functions, including collaborations with industry and work for others; and for increasing funding from sources other than DOE. Organization Chart (pdf) Top of Page Last Modified: June 4, 2013 Please forward all questions about this site to: Teresa Baker

295

Fuel Management for Competitive Power Generation--A Guide to Managing Change  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Fuel management is a vital competitive function that affects profitability. This report addresses strategic aspects of fuel management where change is occurring rapidly. It offers practical information on business change and fuel topics, bringing an integrative perspective, aimed at building understanding between power production, fuel procurement, and power marketing.

1997-05-05T23:59:59.000Z

296

Tennessee Veterans Business Association 3rd Annual Business and Education  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Tennessee Veterans Business Association 3rd Annual Business and Tennessee Veterans Business Association 3rd Annual Business and Education Showcase Tennessee Veterans Business Association 3rd Annual Business and Education Showcase January 28, 2013 9:45AM EST to January 29, 2013 5:00PM EST Knoxville Convention Center The Tennessee Veterans Business Association is hosting their 3rd Annual Business and Education Showcase. It will be held Jan. 28 and 29 at the Knoxville Convention Center. The theme is "Celebration of Diversity within the East Tennessee Business Community." This one-of-a-kind, high-energy event that connects government and non-government entities under one roof. This event is both a trade show and hiring expo. There will be informative breakout sessions. The keynote speaker on Jan. 28 is Jim Haslam, founder of Pilot Corporation and an

297

DOE to Invest $18 Million in Small Business Clean Energy Innovation  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

$18 Million in Small Business Clean Energy Innovation $18 Million in Small Business Clean Energy Innovation Projects DOE to Invest $18 Million in Small Business Clean Energy Innovation Projects November 23, 2009 - 12:00am Addthis WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu today announced more than $18 million in funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to support small business innovation research, development and deployment of clean energy technologies. In this first phase of funding, 125 grants of up to $150,000 each will be awarded to 107 small advanced technology firms across the U.S. "Small businesses are drivers of innovation and are crucial to the development of a competitive clean energy U.S. economy," said Chu. "These investments will help ensure small businesses are able to compete in the

298

DOE to Invest $18 Million in Small Business Clean Energy Innovation  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

DOE to Invest $18 Million in Small Business Clean Energy Innovation DOE to Invest $18 Million in Small Business Clean Energy Innovation Projects DOE to Invest $18 Million in Small Business Clean Energy Innovation Projects November 23, 2009 - 12:00am Addthis WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu today announced more than $18 million in funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to support small business innovation research, development and deployment of clean energy technologies. In this first phase of funding, 125 grants of up to $150,000 each will be awarded to 107 small advanced technology firms across the U.S. "Small businesses are drivers of innovation and are crucial to the development of a competitive clean energy U.S. economy," said Chu. "These investments will help ensure small businesses are able to compete in the

299

PNNL: About - Business Facts  

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Business Facts, Fiscal Year 2013 Business Facts, Fiscal Year 2013 Proudly operated by Battelle since 1965 Business Volume, Employment, and Customers Economic Devolpment Chart $936 million at the end of our 2013 fiscal year in September 4,300+ scientists, engineers and non-technical staff Customers include the U.S. Department of Energy; other federal, state and local agencies; universities; and industry sponsors. Patents 36 U.S. (FY2013) 49 foreign (FY2013) Since 1965, combined total of 2,235 U.S. and foreign Peer-Reviewed Publications Peer-reviewed publications 1,168 peer-reviewed, published articles (FY2013) According to Essential Science Indicators rankings among top 1% of research institutions in publications and citations in (FY2013): Biology and Biochemistry Chemistry Clinical Medicine Engineering

300

NREL: Photovoltaics Research - Competitive Solicitations  

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Competitive Solicitations Competitive Solicitations In competitive solicitations, U.S. industry and/or university researchers may work with National Center for Photovoltaic (NCPV) scientists to submit a proposal to a U.S. government agency for funding of collaborative research projects. These solicitations may be tendered through the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), the Office of Science, the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) Defense Advanced Research and Development Agency (DARPA), or other groups. Work is generally competitive research and development (R&D) that is proprietary, either involving intellectual property (IP) or having a high probability of generating IP. Work performed under the solicitation may or may not be

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301

Energy Education & Workforce Development: Competitions  

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Here you will find: Opportunities for K-12 Students: Students can demonstrate their skills in a wide range of energy competitions that challenge them to build an electric car,...

302

Reliability and competitive electricity markets  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Despite all of the talk about ?deregulation? of the electricity sector, a large number of non-market mechanisms have been imposed on emerging competitive wholesale and retail markets. These mechanisms include spot market ...

Joskow, Paul L.

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

303

STRATEGIC PLANNING  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The National Academy of Public Administration is an independent, nonprofit organization chartered by Congress to improve governance at all levels—local, regional, state, national, and international. The Academy’s membership of more than 550 Fellows includes current and former members of Congress, cabinet-level appointees, senior federal executives, state and local practitioners, businesspeople, nonprofit leaders, and scholars with distinguished records in public management. Since its establishment in 1967, the Academy has assisted hundreds of federal agencies, congressional committees, state and local governments, civic organizations, and institutions overseas through problemsolving, research, analysis, information sharing, developing strategies for change, and connecting people and ideas. Most reports and papers issued by Academy panels respond to specific requests and needs of public agencies. Projects also address governmentwide and broader societal topics identified by the Academy. In addition to government institutions, the Academy is also supported by businesses, foundations, and nonprofit organizations. A Final Report by a Panel of the NATIONAL ACADEMY OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION for the Office of Strategic Planning

Hale Champion; Mary Jane England; Harry Hatry

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

304

REPORT TO CONGRESS ON COMPETITION IN WHOLESALE AND RETAIL MARKETS FOR  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

REPORT TO CONGRESS ON COMPETITION IN WHOLESALE AND RETAIL MARKETS REPORT TO CONGRESS ON COMPETITION IN WHOLESALE AND RETAIL MARKETS FOR ELECTRIC ENERGY REPORT TO CONGRESS ON COMPETITION IN WHOLESALE AND RETAIL MARKETS FOR ELECTRIC ENERGY The enclosed report is submitted to Congress pursuant to section 1815 of the Energy Policy Act of 2005. Section 1815 of the Act established a five-member Electric Energy Market Competition Task Force. The Energy Policy Act of 2005 (EPAct 2005)1 was designed to provide a comprehensive long-range energy plan for the United States. Section 1815 of the Act2 created an "Electric Energy Market Competition Task Force"3 (Task Force) to conduct a study of competition in wholesale and retail markets for electricity in the United States. Section 1815(b)(2)(B) required the Task Force to publish a draft final report for public comment

305

REPORT TO CONGRESS ON COMPETITION IN WHOLESALE AND RETAIL MARKETS FOR  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

REPORT TO CONGRESS ON COMPETITION IN WHOLESALE AND RETAIL MARKETS REPORT TO CONGRESS ON COMPETITION IN WHOLESALE AND RETAIL MARKETS FOR ELECTRIC ENERGY REPORT TO CONGRESS ON COMPETITION IN WHOLESALE AND RETAIL MARKETS FOR ELECTRIC ENERGY The enclosed report is submitted to Congress pursuant to section 1815 of the Energy Policy Act of 2005. Section 1815 of the Act established a five-member Electric Energy Market Competition Task Force. The Energy Policy Act of 2005 (EPAct 2005)1 was designed to provide a comprehensive long-range energy plan for the United States. Section 1815 of the Act2 created an "Electric Energy Market Competition Task Force"3 (Task Force) to conduct a study of competition in wholesale and retail markets for electricity in the United States. Section 1815(b)(2)(B) required the Task Force to publish a draft final report for public comment

306

2012 Competition Sponsors - Home - Energy Innovation Portal  

2012 Competition Sponsors. The U.S. Department of Energy would like to thank its 2012 Competition Sponsors. Their support was invaluable in the success of the ...

307

2013 Competition Sponsors - Home - Energy Innovation Portal  

2013 Competition Sponsors. The U.S. Department of Energy would like to thank its 2013 Competition Sponsors. Their support is critical for the National ...

308

2012 National Geothermal Student Competition Finalists  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

Eight university teams have been selected to compete in the Energy Department's 2012 National Geothermal Student Competition. This student competition challenges teams at universities across the...

309

Energy Education and Workforce Development: Competitions  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

Energy Education and Workforce Development: Competitions to someone by E-mail Share Energy Education and Workforce Development: Competitions on Facebook Tweet about Energy...

310

2008 Model Fuel Cell Car Competition  

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Model Car Competition Regional Structure Design Competition Structure Judges will grade one car from each school. Each judge can give up to 35 points per car as follows:...

311

7.0 - Integrated Acquisition Planning Process  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

0 (August 2006) 0 (August 2006) 1 INTEGRATING ACQUISITION PLANNING PROCESSES - AN OVERVIEW REFERENCES 1. FAR Part 7 Acquisition Planning 2. FAR Part 34 Major System Acquisition 3. Acquisition Letter 2005-08R, Small Business Programs 4. Acquisition Guide Chapter 7.1, Acquisition Planning 5. Acquisition Guide Chapter 42.5, Contract Management Planning 6. DOE O 580.1 Department of Energy Property Management Program 7. DOE O 413.3 Program and Project Management for the Acquisition of Capital Assets Guiding Principles n Acquisition planning benefits from integrating independent planning processes and a team approach that includes appropriate representation

312

Small businesses selected for nuclear waste services  

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Small businesses selected for nuclear waste services Small businesses selected for nuclear waste clean-up services Northern New Mexico businesses compete for up to 200 million in...

313

Property:Minority Business | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Business Jump to: navigation, search Property Name Minority Business Property Type String Description Describes whether company is a minority business Allows Values Yes;No...

314

Property:Small Business | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Small Business Jump to: navigation, search Property Name Small Business Property Type String Description Describes whether the entity is considered a small business Allows Values...

315

Pemex sets petchem privatization plan  

SciTech Connect

Last week, Mexico's state-owned oil company, Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex), was scheduled to unveil plans for the sale of basic petrochemical plants. The first privatization package - Pemex ammonia plants at Cosoleacaque and Camargo - will involve the sale of securities on the Mexican Stock Exchange, allowing a large number of Mexican investors to acquire parts of the business.

Alvarez, C.

1993-02-17T23:59:59.000Z

316

PYRAMID LAKE RENEWEABLE ENERGY PLAN  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The Pyramid Lake Renewable Energy Plan covers these areas: energy potential (primarily focusing on geothermal resource potential, but also more generally addressing wind energy potential); renewable energy market potential; transmission system development; geothermal direct use potential; and business structures to accomplish the development objectives of the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe.

HIGH DESERT GEOCULTURE, LLC

2009-06-06T23:59:59.000Z

317

Incentive ratemaking in Illinois: The transition to competitive markets  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

To accommodate the future which portends more competition, a properly designed, incentive-based mechanism will prove superior to traditional rate-of-return regulation because it will allow the incumbent utility to compete with new market entrants on an even plain, while protecting the captive ratepayer and not interfering with competition. In October 1994, the Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) enacted price-cap regulation for Ameritech-Illinois. Price-cap regulation focuses on constraining the company`s prices, within a given degree of flexibility. Profits are allowed to fluctuate with the degree of cost savings. At the heart of the price cap plan is the price-cap index (PCI) which constrains prices and must produce just and reasonable rates over the life of the plan while also improving company productivity and efficiencies.

Ros, A,J.; Harvill, T.S.

1995-07-15T23:59:59.000Z

318

Building a Successful Biodiesel Business  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This second edition of Building a Successful Biodiesel Business includes three completely new chapters, and comes at an exciting time for everyone in the biodiesel industry Building a Successful Biodiesel Business Biofuels and Bioproducts and Biodiesel B

319

Small Business Loans (New Mexico)  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

The Loan Fund, a non-profit organization, offers loans for small businesses and start-ups, and for business lines of credit. The loan can be used to finance equipment, inventory, building...

320

Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) are U.S. Government programs in which federal agencies with large research and development budgets set aside...

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321

Agile development: issues and avenues requiring a substantial enhancement of the business perspective in large projects  

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Large-scale projects, are often delivering low value software to businesses due to stakeholders' misunderstanding. Evolutionary software development represents an alternative to plan-driven development in order to tackle today's turbulent environments. ... Keywords: agile development, decision making, goal oriented approaches, project management, requirements engineering, scrum and business modeling, software valuation

Oualid Ktata; Ghislain Lévesque

2009-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

322

Modelling business processes with workflow systems: an evaluation of alternative approaches  

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Effective business process management necessitates a consistent information flow between the participants in the process, the smooth integration of the flow of work, the timely sharing of data and information during the planning and implementation phases ... Keywords: Business process management, Process modelling, Project management, Workflow management

Gregory Mentzas; Christos Halaris; Stylianos Kavadias

2001-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

323

SUPPORTING ENTREPRENEURS AND SMALL BUSINESS  

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... SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA ... Study: The Boston Waterfront Innovation District,” (Energy and Climate ... small businesses, funded through a mix of public ...

2012-04-04T23:59:59.000Z

324

Maryland Heats Up Student Appliance Design Competition | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Maryland Heats Up Student Appliance Design Competition Maryland Heats Up Student Appliance Design Competition Maryland Heats Up Student Appliance Design Competition September 10, 2013 - 11:43am Addthis Students from the University of Maryland won the Max Tech and Beyond Design Competition for their heat pump clothes dryer prototype, which achieved a 59 percent energy savings compared to standard U.S. electric dryers. | Photo courtesy of the University of Maryland. Students from the University of Maryland won the Max Tech and Beyond Design Competition for their heat pump clothes dryer prototype, which achieved a 59 percent energy savings compared to standard U.S. electric dryers. | Photo courtesy of the University of Maryland. Coming in a close second was The Ohio State University team with their design for a combination space cooling and water heating system for homes. The team received venture funding for the state of Ohio to continue developing their prototype, and the team plans to have a consumer-grade appliance ready for testing by summer 2014. | Photo courtesy of James Rowland, Student Team Lead, The Ohio State University

325

Hazardous materials (HAZMAT) Spill Center strategic plan  

SciTech Connect

This strategic Plan was developed in keeping with the Department of Energy`s mission for partnership with its customers to contribute to our Nation`s welfare by providing the technical information and the scientific and educational foundation for the technology, policy and institutional leadership necessary to achieve efficiency in energy use, diversity in energy sources, a more productive and competitive economy, improved environmental quality, and a secure national defense. The Plan provides the concepts for realigning the Departments`s Hazardous Materials Spill Center (HSC) in achieving its vision of becoming the global leader in meeting the diverse HAZMAT needs in the areas of testing, training, and technology. Each of these areas encompass many facets and a multitude of functional and operational requirements at the Federal, state, tribal, and local government levels, as well as those of foreign governments and the private sector. The evolution of the limited dimensional Liquefied Gaseous Fuels Spill Test Facility into a multifaceted HAZMAT Spill Center will require us to totally redefine our way of thinking as related to our business approach, both within and outside of the Department. We need to establish and maintain a viable and vibrant outreach program through all aspects of the public (via government agencies) and private sectors, to include foreign partnerships. The HAZMAT Spill Center goals and objectives provide the direction for meeting our vision. This direction takes into consideration the trends and happenings identified in the {open_quotes}Strategic Outlook{close_quotes}, which includes valuable input from our stakeholders and our present and future customers. It is our worldwide customers that provide the essence of the strategic outlook for the HAZMAT Spill Center.

1996-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

326

Wisconsin Business Sheds Light on Lighting | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Wisconsin Business Sheds Light on Lighting Wisconsin Business Sheds Light on Lighting Wisconsin Business Sheds Light on Lighting April 29, 2010 - 4:59pm Addthis When this photograph was taken, the upper floors of Wisconsin’s Department of Transportation were using a new lighting plan from EPS, while the lower ones were still using the pre-audit lighting scheme. | Photo Courtesy of Energy Performance Specialists, LLC When this photograph was taken, the upper floors of Wisconsin's Department of Transportation were using a new lighting plan from EPS, while the lower ones were still using the pre-audit lighting scheme. | Photo Courtesy of Energy Performance Specialists, LLC Joshua DeLung Wisconsin-based Energy Performance Specialists LLC is helping clients reduce energy consumption in a very simple way-by just using less.

327

SUMMARY OF PUBLIC LAW 111-240, THE SMALL BUSINESS JOBS ACT OF 2010  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

PUBLIC LAW 111-240, THE SMALL BUSINESS JOBS ACT OF 2010 PUBLIC LAW 111-240, THE SMALL BUSINESS JOBS ACT OF 2010 On September 27, 2010, the President signed Public Law 111-240, the Small Business Jobs Act of 2010. In addition to authorizing federal financial investments and tax incentives for small businesses in an effort to increase the availability of credit for small businesses, the legislation contains a number of changes to federal procurement policy intended to promote the effective utilization of small businesses in government contracting. This summary focuses on the changes in federal procurement policy made by P.L. 111-240. As discussed further below, these changes include new limitations on contract bundling, increased oversight of prime contractor compliance with small business subcontracting plans, modification of the application of the Rule of Two to

328

Business concepts ontology for an enterprise performance and competences monitoring  

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While the financial indicators and reporting tools are the core instruments used for enterprise survival, the instruments for intellectual capital monitoring assist in defining the enterprise competitive advantages and strategic planning. Given the current ... Keywords: Competence, Corporate memory, Intellectual capital, Ontology

Yelena Jussupova-Mariethoz; Andre-Rene Probst

2007-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

329

High Risk Plan  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Risk Plan Risk Plan John Bashista Melissa Rider Jeff Davis Timeline to date * OMB memo on Improving Government Acquisition issued July 29, 2009 - Review existing contracts and acquisition practices to save 7% of baseline contract spending (3.5% in FY 2010 and 3.5% in FY 2011) - Reduce high risk contracts by 10% the share of dollars obligated in FY2010 - Final plan was due and submitted on November 2, 2009 - OMB reviewed and requested revision Dec 23, 2009 - Revision submitted April 21, 2010 M&Os are an Issue * With respect to reductions in high risk contracting strategies, the M&O contracts was also a challenge since the opportunity to further influence competition and contract type was highly constrained. The Department had already competed approximately 85 percent of its M&O

330

Aggregate Production Planning for Process Industries under Competition  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

producers’ unit production costs) and market parameters (We are given: v ij : production cost per unit of product jincreases, and when production costs, capacity requirements

Karmarkar, U. S.; Rajaram, K.

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

331

Aggregate Production Planning for Process Industries under Competition  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

quantities and profits for refiners and the crude oilquantities and profits for refiners and the crude oil

Karmarkar, U. S.; Rajaram, K.

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

332

Aggregate Production Planning for Process Industries under Competition  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

example of jockeying by crude oil producers and refiners torise in the price of crude oil. But, an article in Businessover whether additional crude oil supplies would continue

Karmarkar, U. S.; Rajaram, K.

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

333

Aggregate Production Planning for Process Industries under Competition  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

S. June 7, 2004. “Ageing Refineries Add to US Woes at theP. March 29, 2004. “Are Refineries Boosting the Pain at thePipeline: A Long-Term Lack of Refinery Capacity Means Prices

Karmarkar, U. S.; Rajaram, K.

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

334

Information Technology, Network Structure, and Competitive Action  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Researchers in competitive dynamics have demonstrated that firms that carry out intense, complex, and heterogeneous competitive actions exhibit better performance. However, there is a need to understand factors that enable firms to undertake competitive ... Keywords: IT-enabled capability, competitive action, interfirm network structure, social network theory

Lei Chi; T. Ravichandran; Goce Andrevski

2010-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

335

Where is the business logic?  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

One of the challenges in maintaining legacy systems is to be able to locate business logic in the code, and isolate it for different purposes, including implementing requested changes, refactoring, eliminating duplication, unit testing, and extracting ... Keywords: Business logic, business glossary, context-based search, tree-map visualization

Yael Dubinsky, Yishai Feldman, Maayan Goldstein

2013-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

336

Regional business cycles in Italy  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

There is clear evidence for differences in the structure of the Italian regional business cycle in the period 1951-2004: the relationship with the national business cycle is closer in the North than in the South. The interaction between regional cycles ... Keywords: Regional business cycles, Spectral analysis, Stylized facts

Camilla Mastromarco; Ulrich Woitek

2007-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

337

Solid-State Lighting: Design Competitions  

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Market-Based Programs Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to Solid-State Lighting: Design Competitions to someone by E-mail Share Solid-State Lighting: Design Competitions on Facebook Tweet about Solid-State Lighting: Design Competitions on Twitter Bookmark Solid-State Lighting: Design Competitions on Google Bookmark Solid-State Lighting: Design Competitions on Delicious Rank Solid-State Lighting: Design Competitions on Digg Find More places to share Solid-State Lighting: Design Competitions on AddThis.com... LED Lighting Facts CALiPER Program Standards Development Technical Information Network Gateway Demonstrations Municipal Consortium Design Competitions Design Competitions National design competitions heighten awareness and market adoption of high-performance solid-state lighting products.

338

DOE Announces Nearly $30 Million in Competitive Awards for State Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

DOE Announces Nearly $30 Million in Competitive Awards for State DOE Announces Nearly $30 Million in Competitive Awards for State Energy Efficiency Projects DOE Announces Nearly $30 Million in Competitive Awards for State Energy Efficiency Projects September 9, 2010 - 12:00am Addthis Washington, DC - U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu today announced the investment of $28.5 million to 12 states and territories to support energy efficiency projects that will lower energy bills for American families and businesses, boost job growth, and increase investment in companies that deliver energy-saving technologies. The competitively selected states will receive awards through DOE's State Energy Program to help create a sustainable transformation in the market for energy-saving, whole-building improvements in residential and commercial buildings. The

339

DOE Announces Nearly $30 Million in Competitive Awards for State Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Nearly $30 Million in Competitive Awards for State Nearly $30 Million in Competitive Awards for State Energy Efficiency Projects DOE Announces Nearly $30 Million in Competitive Awards for State Energy Efficiency Projects September 9, 2010 - 12:00am Addthis Washington, DC - U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu today announced the investment of $28.5 million to 12 states and territories to support energy efficiency projects that will lower energy bills for American families and businesses, boost job growth, and increase investment in companies that deliver energy-saving technologies. The competitively selected states will receive awards through DOE's State Energy Program to help create a sustainable transformation in the market for energy-saving, whole-building improvements in residential and commercial buildings. The

340

Business Data and Tools | Data.gov  

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Data and Tools BusinessUSA DataTools Apps Challenges Let's Talk BusinessUSA You are here Data.gov Communities BusinessUSA Business Data and Tools Explore the different data...

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341

Doing business with PEMEX: an information al guide for the US business community interested in selling to Petroleos Mexicanos. [Monograph  

SciTech Connect

The US Department of Commerce offers this booklet as an aid to US companies selling technology and equipment to Petroleos Mexicanos (PEMEX), an expanding government-owned company. The information describes PEMEX management, its business procedures, and future purchasing plans. It offers travel suggestions and suggests organizations able to assist visiting businessmen. 2 tables. (DCK)

Tower, F.J.

1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

342

eCommerce and the competitiveness of small enterprises: A study of the restaurant industry  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

eCommerce can provide competitive advantage both by enhancing efficiency and helping an enterprise differentiate itself in the market. These forms of advantage apply differently according to industry sector and the size of the enterprise. This paper reports a study of one such industry sector, that of small, owner-operated restaurants within the larger hospitality industry. Drawing on two theoretical approaches to business competition and trends in consumer behaviour, we present a framework for understanding the advantages eCommerce offers to small restaurants and the broader implications of applying technology to businesses that are often still run on traditional lines. Theories of competitive advantage and consumption trends suggest that the primary potential of eCommerce for these restaurants is as a support for distinctiveness and differentiation rather than efficiency gains. However, the study found that while the small restaurant owners tended to identify potential efficiency gains from eCommerce, they relied on traditional business practices to differentiate themselves in the market. These considerations are relevant for the future development of eCommerce applications and systems designed for small businesses supplying services. 1.

Tanya Castleman; Tanya Castleman; Carolyn Ye-Phern Chin; Carolyn Ye-phern Chin

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

343

International Business Machines Corporation  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Business Machines Corporation Business Machines Corporation Thomas J. Watson Research Center 1101 Kitchawan Road, NY 10598 Office of the Assistant General Counsel for Technology Transfer and Intellectual Property U.S. Department of Energy 1000 Independence Ave, SW, Washington DC 20585 ATTN: TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER QUESTIONS Sent electronically to GC-62@hq.doe.gov RE: Questions Concerning Technology Transfer Practices at DOE Laboratories Federal Register, Vol. 73, No. 229 Dear Mr. Gottlieb: IBM Corporation appreciates the opportunity to provide comments in response to the Department of Energy notice of inquiry. DOE Laboratories are a fundamental resource to government, industry, academia and the economy as a whole. All can benefit from efficient contracting processes and

344

SECOQC Business White Paper  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

In contemporary cryptographic systems, secret keys are usually exchanged by means of methods, which suffer from mathematical and technology inherent drawbacks. That could lead to unnoticed complete compromise of cryptographic systems, without a chance of control by its legitimate owners. Therefore a need for innovative solutions exists when truly and reliably secure transmission of secrets is required for dealing with critical data and applications. Quantum Cryptography (QC), in particular Quantum Key Distribution (QKD) can answer that need. The business white paper (BWP) summarizes how secret key establishment and distribution problems can be solved by quantum cryptography. It deals with several considerations related to how the quantum cryptography innovation could contribute to provide business effectiveness. It addresses advantages and also limitations of quantum cryptography, proposes a scenario case study, and invokes standardization related issues. In addition, it answers most frequently asked questions about quantum cryptography.

Solange Ghernaouti-Helie; Igli Tashi; Thomas Laenger; Christian Monyk

2009-04-27T23:59:59.000Z

345

Storage Business Model White Paper  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Storage Business Model White Paper Storage Business Model White Paper Summary June 11 2013 Storage Business Model White Paper - Purpose  Identify existing business models for investors/operators, utilities, end users  Discuss alignment of storage "value proposition" with existing market designs and regulatory paradigms  Difficulties in realizing wholesale market product revenue streams for distributed storage - the "bundled applications" problem  Discuss risks/barriers to storage adoption and where existing risk mitigation measures fall down  Recommendations for policy/research steps - Alternative business models - Accelerated research into life span and failure modes

346

International Photovoltaic Program Plan  

SciTech Connect

The International Photovoltaics Program Plan is in direct response to the Solar Photovoltaic Energy Research, Development, and Demonstration Act of 1978 (PL 95-590). As stated in the Act, the primary objective of the plan is to accelerate the widespread use of photovoltaic systems in international markets. Benefits which could result from increased international sales by US companies include: stabilization and expansion of the US photovoltaic industry, preparing the industry for supplying future domestic needs; contribution to the economic and social advancement of developing countries; reduced world demand for oil; and improvements in the US balance of trade. The plan outlines programs for photovoltaic demonstrations, systems developments, supplier assistance, information dissemination/purchaser assistance, and an informaion clearinghouse. Each program element includes tactical objectives and summaries of approaches. A program management office will be established to coordinate and manage the program plan. Although the US Department of Energy (DOE) had the lead responsibility for preparing and implementing the plan, numerous federal organizations and agencies (US Departments of Commerce, Justice, State, Treasury; Agency for International Development; ACTION; Export/Import Bank; Federal Trade Commission; Small Business Administration) were involved in the plan's preparation and implementation.

Costello, D.; Koontz, R.; Posner, D.; Heiferling, P.; Carpenter, P.; Forman, S.; Perelman, L.

1979-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

347

International Photovoltaic Program Plan  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The International Photovoltaics Program Plan is in direct response to the Solar Photovoltaic Energy Research, Development, and Demonstration Act of 1978 (PL 95-590). As stated in the Act, the primary objective of the plan is to accelerate the widespread use of photovoltaic systems in international markets. Benefits which could result from increased international sales by US companies include: stabilization and expansion of the US photovoltaic industry, preparing the industry for supplying future domestic needs; contribution to the economic and social advancement of developing countries; reduced world demand for oil; and improvements in the US balance of trade. The plan outlines programs for photovoltaic demonstrations, systems developments, supplier assistance, information dissemination/purchaser assistance, and an informaion clearinghouse. Each program element includes tactical objectives and summaries of approaches. A program management office will be established to coordinate and manage the program plan. Although the US Department of Energy (DOE) had the lead responsibility for preparing and implementing the plan, numerous federal organizations and agencies (US Departments of Commerce, Justice, State, Treasury; Agency for International Development; ACTION; Export/Import Bank; Federal Trade Commission; Small Business Administration) were involved in the plan's preparation and implementation.

Costello, D.; Koontz, R.; Posner, D.; Heiferling, P.; Carpenter, P.; Forman, S.; Perelman, L.

1979-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

348

Government`s response to the competitiveness problem  

SciTech Connect

This paper presents an analysis of how the US government responded to the concern in the 1980`s that US companies were experiencing problems of competitiveness in international markets. By the mid 1980`s there was great and growing concern throughout the US that US companies were experiencing difficulties in international competition. Pressure on Congress to take action came from constituents seeking jobs and companies that would directly benefit (this usually means receive public money) from programs that Congress might initiate. The fact that most constituent calls to Congress were about job creation was lost in the on-rush of R&D performers seeking funds for their favorite R&D project. In response, Congress created the Advanced Technology Program, the Technology Transfer Initiative, and the Technology Reinvestment Project, expanded the responsibilities of ARPA/DARPA, increased funding for the Small Business Initiative, expanded the Manufacturing Extension Partnership, funded SEMATECH, and increased NSF funding for basic research at universities. Many of these programs were later criticized for being industrial welfare and several were cut-back or stopped. Retrospective analysis shows that few of these programs addressed the root cause of competitiveness difficulties. In fact, by the time most of these programs were in place, US companies were well on their way to correcting their competitiveness problems. In addition, few were relevant to companies` often expressed concerns about workforce training, regulatory costs, and access to foreign markets. Twenty percent reductions in health care costs, regulatory costs, and education costs could annually pump $500 billion into the US economy and make companies operating in the US much more competitive in international markets.

Gover, J.; Huray, P.; Carayannis, E.

1997-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

349

NSTIC, Trusted IDs: Benefits for Business  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... This tremendous increase in online business transactions, however, gives cyber criminals greater access to business assets than ever before ...

350

Administrative Business Service Center University Financial Services  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Professional 6-8259 Holly LeBlanc Business Support Generalist 6-1300 Jacquelyn Beauregard Business Support

Hayden, Nancy J.

351

Michigan Business Development Program (Michigan) | Department...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Business Development Program (Michigan) Michigan Business Development Program (Michigan) Eligibility Commercial Investor-Owned Utility Savings For Alternative Fuel Vehicles...

352

Community Economic Development Business Program (Prince Edward...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Community Economic Development Business Program (Prince Edward Island, Canada) Community Economic Development Business Program (Prince Edward Island, Canada) Eligibility...

353

Utility Solar Business Models  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) and the Solar Electric Power Association (SEPA) are conducting an ongoing joint research effort, initiated in 2011, to define, track, and evaluate the expanding range of regulated utility solar energy acquisition activities. This report provides a high-level overview of the conceptual framework by which EPRI-SEPA are classifying regulated utility solar business models (USBMs) in the United States. It then provides five case studies detailing existing ...

2012-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

354

EMSL Contribution Plan  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This Contribution Plan is EMSL’s template for achieving our vision of simultaneous excellence in all aspects of our mission as a national scientific user facility. It reflects our understanding of the long-term stewardship we must work toward to meet the scientific challenges faced by the Department of Energy (DOE) and the nation. During the next decade, we will implement the strategies contained in this Plan, working closely with the scientific community, our advisory committees, DOE’s Office of Biological and Environmental Research, and other key stakeholders. This Plan is fully aligned with the strategic plans of DOE, its Office of Science, and the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL). We recognize that shifts in science and technology, national priorities, and resources made available through the Federal budget process create planning uncertainties and, ultimately, a highly dynamic planning environment. Accordingly, this Plan should be viewed as a living document and we continually evaluate the changing needs and opportunities posed by our stakeholders (i.e., DOE, users, staff, advisory committees), work closely with them to understand and respond to those changes, and align our strategy accordingly. This Plan is organized around two sections. Section 1 describes our vision and four strategic outcomes: 1) Scientific Innovation, 2) Capabilities that Transform Science, 3) Outstanding Management and Operations, and Engaged and Proactive Users. These outcomes provide the framework for seven critical actions we must take during the next 3 to 5 years: 1) Establishing leadership in EMSL science themes, 2) building and deploying transformational capabilities, 3) integrating computation with experiment, 4) ensuring EMSL’s workforce meets the scientific challenges of the future, 5) creating partnerships, 6) attracting and engaging users in EMSL’s long-term strategy, and 7) building a research infrastructure that meets emerging scientific needs. Section 2 describes EMSL’s detailed business plan, including an analysis of opportunity, organizational investments, and actionable milestones.

Campbell, Allison A.

2008-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

355

ORNL Small Business Programs Office  

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Us | Us | facebook icon Small Business Programs Office ORNL People News at a Glance Content on this page requires a newer version of Adobe Flash Player. Get Adobe Flash player Small Business Policy Message from the Laboratory Director How to Do Business with ORNL Business Opportunities What we Buy ORNL Fact Sheet Directions to the ORNL Small Business Programs Office Links You May Need Battelle-Managed Laboratories Acquisition Management Services Department Of Energy - Headquarters (DOE-HQ) Department Of Energy - Oak Ridge Operations (DOE-ORO) DOE National Laboratories DOE Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU) Electronic Subcontracting(eSRS) Reporting System FedBizOpps Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) SCORE Set-Aside Alert Opportunities Small Business Administration (SBA)

356

Business Diversity | Argonne National Laboratory  

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In the News In the News Argonne and Fermilab start a business fair WBEZ Chicago Argonne, Fermi host fair to engage small contractors Federal Computing Weekly Forget about the mythical lone inventor in the garage: Real innovations happen in big, well-funded labs Slate Business Diversity Argonne is committed to expanding opportunities with local and small businesses, including veteran-, female- and minority-owned businesses. Diversity is integrated into Argonne's business model, both in the way in which we procure goods and services, as well as whom we partner with on the commercialization of our technology. Argonne works with small businesses, including veteran, female- and minority-owned businesses. As a U.S. Department of Energy run facility, Argonne is a conscientious neighbor and supporter of the local economy.

357

Business Clearance Memorandum  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

15.4-3 (September 2013) Negotiation Documentation: Pre-negotiation Plan & the Price Negotiation Memorandum Reference: FAR 15.403-1, 15.403-3, 15.406 and 52.215-2...

358

Business Clearance Memorandum  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Chapter 15.4-3 (June 2009) Negotiation Documentation: Pre-negotiation Plan & the Price Negotiation Memorandum Reference: FAR 15.403-1, 15.403-3, 15.406 and 52.215-2 Guiding...

359

Small Business Outreach Events | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Small Business Outreach Events Small Business Outreach Events Small Business Outreach Events Our job is to reduce barriers for small businesses, listen to small business owners, and connect small businesses to the needs of the Department. These Small Business Oureach Events will bring small business owners and Departmental small business advocates together to talk about the best ways we can be partnering with you - the small business community. You'll have access to Energy Department procurement experts and small business liaisons at a local level, directly linking you to upcoming business opportunities and sharing 101 lessons on doing business with the Energy Department. EVENTS: December 12, 2013 - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU) conducted a Business

360

Competitive economics of nuclear power  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Some 12 components of a valid study of the competitive economics of a newly ordered nuclear power plant are identified and explicated. These are then used to adjust the original cost projections of four authoritative studies of nuclear and coal power economics.

Hellman, R.

1981-03-02T23:59:59.000Z

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361

Food Battery Competition Sponsored by  

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Food Battery Competition Sponsored by: The University of Tennessee, Materials Research Society (MRS growing populations and energy needs forever. Batteries have evolved a great deal and when you compare the bulky, heavy, toxic car lead batteries to the novel and outstanding lithium-ion batteries, you can

Tennessee, University of

362

Disaster Preparedness, Response and Recovery Plan Adopted May 2009  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Disaster Preparedness, Response and Recovery Plan Adopted May 2009 COLLEGE OF BUSINESS DISASTER PREPAREDNESS, RESPONSE AND RECOVERY PLAN The Board of Regents has mandated that the University have a disaster in effect during a campus closure. #12;Disaster Preparedness, Response and Recovery Plan Adopted May 2009

Selmic, Sandra

363

Lesson Plans!  

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you from other teachers, educators, and professionals. These lesson plans are provided free of charge, to help you planning a challenging curriculum that will instill a love of...

364

Medical Plans  

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Medical Plans Retiree Medical Insurance Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico (BCBSNM) is the provider of medical benefits. Contact Retiree Insurance Providers Medical plan options...

365

Transmission Planning  

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Planning Transmission Planning We accept requests from electric utilities, firm-power customers, private power developers, and independent power generators to interconnect...

366

SunShot Initiative: Competitive Awards  

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Competitive Awards to someone by Competitive Awards to someone by E-mail Share SunShot Initiative: Competitive Awards on Facebook Tweet about SunShot Initiative: Competitive Awards on Twitter Bookmark SunShot Initiative: Competitive Awards on Google Bookmark SunShot Initiative: Competitive Awards on Delicious Rank SunShot Initiative: Competitive Awards on Digg Find More places to share SunShot Initiative: Competitive Awards on AddThis.com... Concentrating Solar Power Photovoltaics Systems Integration Research, Development, & Demonstration Competitive Awards Solar Utility Networks: Replicable Innovations in Solar Energy High Penetration Solar Deployment Grid Integration Advanced Concepts Extreme Balance of System Hardware Cost Reduction Plug-and-Play Photovoltaics Solar Forecasting Balance of Systems

367

Business Practices for Environmental Excellence: Guidelines: Based on Case Studies of Other Industries  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

As competition unfolds, electric companies can leverage the experience of other industries that have developed successful environmental programs under similar market conditions. The case studies and guidelines in this report offer valuable pointers -- both specific business practices and general organizational approaches -- to utilities seeking to manage environmental performance as a corporate asset.

1998-10-22T23:59:59.000Z

368

TVA and restructuring: Will more competitive markets put TVA on the ropes. [Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA)  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This article examines the financial standing of the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA),its recent restructuring and the competitive pressures that may undermine its share of the power generation market. Topics reviewed are TVA's stable rate goals, competitive position, what if TVA can not compete, be the first to bail out, two arguments for optimism, contingency planning, selling power outside the Tennessee Valley Region, and the Rural Electrification Administration model.

Pulsipher, A.G. (Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge (USA))

1991-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

369

PROPOSAL FOR CONTINGENT TRANSMISSION PLANS  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

How should the WECC’s RTEP process develop a 10-year transmission plan based upon transmission studies completed over the past several years? This paper explores the notion of a “plan ” that consists of a package containing a small number of “contingent plans ” that would correspond to a limited number of future states of the world by 2020. The rationale for developing transmission plans on a contingent basis is based on the following observations. Contingencies. Insights from TEPPC transmission planning over the past several years indicate that the demand for future transmission expansion in the West is contingent upon a number of important drivers including: (1) Levels of state renewable portfolio standards (RPS); (2) Development of remote versus local renewable generation; (3) Load growth given DSM policies and economic growth; (4) Policies to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions; (5) Shifts of innovation and cost competitiveness between wind and solar energy; (6) Advances in distributed generation technologies;

unknown authors

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

370

Business Policy and Operations Homepage | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC)  

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Organization » BPO Home Organization » BPO Home Business Policy and Operations (BPO) BPO Home Leadership Organization Chart .pdf file (195KB) Business Management and Planning (BMP) Division SC Systems and Operations (SCSO) Division Contact Information Business Policy & Operations U.S. Department of Energy SC-45/Germantown Building 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 20585 P: (301) 903-0192 F: (301) 903-2481 More Information » Print Text Size: A A A Subscribe FeedbackShare Page The Office of Business Policy and Operations (BPO) is the provider of information technology and information resource services for systems supporting the DOE Office of Science (SC) Headquarters. We are a focused group committed to implementing the organization's strategic and operating plans, and helping our customers accelerate business innovation through

371

Planning Workshop  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Planning Workshop on Renewable Energy and Climate Science for the Americas: Metrology and Technology Challenges. ...

2013-12-05T23:59:59.000Z

372

Business System Management Review Template  

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F-009 Business System Management Review Template 09_0519 Page 1 of 12 F-009 Business System Management Review Template 09_0519 Page 1 of 12 Company - Business Form Document Title: Business System Management Review Template Document Number: F-009 Rev. 11_0628 Document Owner: Elizabeth Sousa Backup Owner: Melissa Otero Approver(s): Melissa Otero Parent Document: P-004, Business System Management Review Notify of Changes: QAM, MGT Referenced Document(s): N/A F-009 Business System Management Review Template 09_0519 Page 2 of 12 Revision History: Rev. Description of Change A Initial Release 09_0519 Format changes made to template (in particular Section 7.0 CAR/PAR/IO reporting) and several edits for clarification and ease of reading. 11_0628 Modified template categories to reflect current process

373

Green Paper: A European Strategy for Sustainable, Competitive and Secure  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Green Paper: A European Strategy for Sustainable, Competitive and Secure Green Paper: A European Strategy for Sustainable, Competitive and Secure Energy Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Green Paper: A European Strategy for Sustainable, Competitive and Secure Energy Focus Area: Crosscutting Topics: Socio-Economic Website: eur-lex.europa.eu/smartapi/cgi/sga_doc?smartapi!celexplus!prod!DocNumb Equivalent URI: cleanenergysolutions.org/content/green-paper-european-strategy-sustain Language: English Policies: "Financial Incentives,Regulations" is not in the list of possible values (Deployment Programs, Financial Incentives, Regulations) for this property. Regulations: "Resource Integration Planning,Enabling Legislation" is not in the list of possible values (Agriculture Efficiency Requirements, Appliance & Equipment Standards and Required Labeling, Audit Requirements, Building Certification, Building Codes, Cost Recovery/Allocation, Emissions Mitigation Scheme, Emissions Standards, Enabling Legislation, Energy Standards, Feebates, Feed-in Tariffs, Fuel Efficiency Standards, Incandescent Phase-Out, Mandates/Targets, Net Metering & Interconnection, Resource Integration Planning, Safety Standards, Upgrade Requirements, Utility/Electricity Service Costs) for this property.

374

Small Business Resources  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Resources Resources in Your Community Presented by: UMKC Missouri Small Business & Technology Development Center Kansas City, MO 2 A B est P rac+ce i s a ... Technique Method Process Ac2vity Incen2ve Reward ... that i s m ore e ffec+ve d elivering a par+cular outcome. 3 Best P rac+ce i s D efined a s... * the m ost e fficient (least a mount o f e ffort), * and m ost e ffec2ve (best r esults) ...method t o a ccomplish a t ask b ased o n... * repeatable p rocedures * proven p rocedures * over 2 me * for l arge n umbers o f p eople 4 What i s a B est P rac+ce? * The p rocess o f fi nding a nd u sing i deas and s trategies f rom outside y our company a nd i ndustry t o i mprove performance. * Big b usiness h as u sed b est p rac2ce benchmarking o ver d ecades a nd realized b illions i n s avings i n a ll a reas o f business

375

GREENING YOUR BUSINESS  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

YOUR BUSINESS YOUR BUSINESS www.magictouchcleaning.net www.livinggreenwiththeking.com (816) 554-3366 2 Here is our FACEBOOK PAGE 3 New Daily Active Users 4/15/10 to 4/15/11 4 New Weekly Active Users 4/15/10 to 4/15/11 5 New Monthly Active Users 4/15/10 to 4/15/11 6 New Daily Active Users Posting to the Website 4/15/10 to 4/15/11 7 New Daily Likes from 4/15/10 to 4/15/11 8 New Sources of Likes Came From 4/15/10 to 4/15/11 * 263 Requests * 227 Unknown * 161 Page * 20 Ads * 14 Suggestions * 9 Like Box * 5 Search * 3 Messages * 2 Stream * 1 User Profile 9 New Active Daily Views 4/15/10 to 4/15/11 10 Total New View Sources 4/15/10 to 4/15/11 * 10,566 Wall * 3,136 Discussion Boards 1,034 Photos * 435 Information * 142 Social RSS * 104 Boxes * 59 Fan Appz

376

Challenge X 2006 Competition Results  

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6: Virginia Tech Takes Top Honors 6: Virginia Tech Takes Top Honors A student team from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University won the second-year Challenge X: Crossover to Sustainable Mobility, a three-year engineering competition designed to improve the fuel efficiency and reduce the environmental impact of a 2005 Chevrolet Equinox. The Virginia Tech team developed and built a hybrid version of the Equinox that uses two electric motors and runs on E85, a fuel blend containing 85 percent ethanol and 15 percent gasoline. The Virginia Tech vehicle also exhibited the best braking and handling, the lowest tailpipe emissions, and the lowest petroleum usage. The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and General Motors Corporation (GM) are the lead sponsors for Challenge X, in which 17 teams of North American engineering students are participating (see box). Argonne manages the competition every year.

377

Competitive advantage | ornl.gov  

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News News Communications News Releases Features 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 Story Tips Audio Spots Honors and Awards Videos ORNL Review Magazine ORNL Reporter DOE Pulse Media Contacts Media Mentions RSS Feeds News Home | ORNL | News | Features SHARE Manufacturing R&D facility accelerates battery technology Competitive advantage Jim Pearce - December 01, 2012 "Our facility allows (manufacturers) to keep control of their intellectual property, demonstrate their technology in a complete battery, and benchmark its performance against other commercially available materials. It's all about growing the domestic supply chain for energy storage devices." We live in a battery-powered world, and the competition to produce reliable, longer lasting batteries for phones, computers and electric

378

The ATP's Business Reporting System  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... participants are reporting significant acceleration of R&D, stimulation of beneficial ... business and economic merit of proposals as well as scientific ...

2011-10-19T23:59:59.000Z

379

small business r&d  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

08/12 - SMALL BUSINESS R&D. Legislation that usually does not gain much attention has turned controversial this year. On July 8, the House approved the ...

380

Business models of information aggregators  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This thesis identifies the specific characteristics of information aggregators, and proposes nine business models appropriate for information aggregators. These nine models are: advertising, brokerage, subscription, ...

Hu, Jiangxia, S.M. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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381

Business Challenges | Data.gov  

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for Business USA? Check Out the Winners From These Previous Challenges Startup America Policy Challenge How can we knock down barriers to innovation in health care IT, clean...

382

Berkeley Lab Small Business Office  

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to, and participation in, contractual opportunities for small, HUBZone, service-disabledveteran-owned, small disadvantaged, 8(a) and women-owned businesses. Generally...

383

ORNL Small Business Programs Office  

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Small Business Programs Office ORNL News at a Glance Battelle Labs Contracts Services Division Department Of Energy - Headquarters (DOE-HQ) Department Of Energy - Oak Ridge...

384

PNNL: Doing Business - Contracting Mechanisms  

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Contracting Mechanisms for Work with PNNL Does your small business need expert advice on a technical problem? Does your university research project require state-of-the-art...

385

g. tms business development guidelines  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Guidelines on Business Development within TMS ... are in compliance with existing TMS articles of incorporation, bylaws, policies, practices, and procedures . 2.

386

Berkeley Lab Small Business Office  

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General Information > Performance Performance The performance indicators on this page illustrate how we performed against our small business goals and objectives in the past three years. Category: Goal: FY11 Actuals: FY10 Actuals: FY09 Actuals: Small Business 50.2% 45.7% 52.3% 55.9% Small Disadvantaged Business 8.0% 7.4% 7.3% 5.41% Women-Owned Small Business 8.0% 5.65% 7.5% 4.7% HUBZone 3.0% 2.2% 1.9% 1.2% Veteran-Owned Business 3.0% 6.4% 5.5% 11.4% Service Disabled Veteran-Owned 3.0% 2.5% 2.3% 8.93% LBNL FY12 Small Business Subcontracting Goals: Category: Goal = > %: FY12 Actuals as of 2nd Quarter: Small Business 50.2% 50.6% Small Disadvantaged Business 8.0% 7.24% Women-Owned Small Business 8.0% 7.13% HUBZone 3.0% 1.51%

387

SunShot Initiative: Photovoltaics Competitive Awards  

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U.S. Department of Energy - Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy SunShot Initiative Photovoltaics Competitive Awards In support of the SunShot goals, DOE issues competitive...

388

Climate Action Planning Tool Formulas and Assumptions  

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CLIMATE ACTION PLANNING TOOL FORMULAS AND ASSUMPTIONS Climate Action Planning Tool Formulas and Assumptions The Climate Action Planning Tool calculations use the following formulas and assumptions to generate the business-as-usual scenario and the greenhouse gas emissions reduction goals for the technology options. Business-as-Usual Scenario All Scope 1 (gas, oil, coal, fleet, and electricity) and Scope 2 calculations increase at a rate equal to the building growth rate. Scope 3 calculations (commuters and business travel) increase at a rate equal to the population growth rate. Assumptions New buildings will consume energy at the same rate (energy use intensity) as existing campus buildings. Fleet operations will be proportional to total building area.

389

Competitive Generation Market Study -- California  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A growing number of states are unbundling utility services with the objective of creating a competitive open retail market for electric energy and other traditionally regulated utility services. Currently, each state or region has its own approach to unbundling and dealing with various issues such as stranded assets, market power, generation and fuel portfolio requirements, transmission system operation, and electricity pricing. Existing generating asset value and technology choice for new generation pro...

1998-12-28T23:59:59.000Z

390

ORISE: DOE EERE National Geothermal Student Competition  

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National Geothermal Student Competition Mentor Training Center for Science Education Internships, Scholarships and Fellowships Overview Undergraduates Graduate Students Recent...

391

NREL: Energy Analysis - Jobs and Economic Competitiveness  

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in the global renewable energy market. NREL's economic competitiveness analysis efforts focus on assessing: jobs creation, workforce development needs, manufacturing...

392

Clean Cities: Advanced Vehicle Technology Competitions  

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Partnerships National Clean Fleets Partnership National Parks Initiative Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Training Program Advanced Vehicle Technology Competitions Natural Gas...

393

Feed and Farm Supply Store Managers' Perceptions of Employee Training as a Contributor to Competitive Advantage  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The purpose of this study was to assess the perception held by managers of feed and farm supply stores in Texas regarding the contribution of employee training to the competitiveness of the firm, determine if managers of feed and farm supply stores perceive that employee training can improve their competitive strength, and to determine if they will invest in employee training in order to gain a competitive advantage. The objectives of this study include: describe the operating environment of feed and farm supply stores in Texas; describe feed and farm supply store managers? perception of employee training?s contribution to their firm?s competitive advantage; identify barriers to employee training in feed and farm supply stores; determine Internet availability and potential use for employee training in feed and farm supply stores; and describe the willingness of feed and farm supply store managers to engage in employee training delivered via the Internet. This study employed a descriptive and correlational research design. A selfadministered questionnaire was used to collect data from a sample frame of 305 feed and farm supply stores randomly selected from 1,487 stores in Texas. These stores operate in a demanding, competitive environment that is changing at a rapid pace. They perceive that employee training improves customer satisfaction, contributes to business growth, improves productivity, and increases profits. The skills needed by their employees are increasing and they need training in sales, communication skills, technical knowledge, time management, retail merchandising, marketing, and business management to help the business stay competitive. Barriers to training include not being able to see immediate results, cost, difficulties created when key employees are not on the job, travel distances to attend training, and a lack of training programs relevant to their needs. Over 80 percent of these stores have both computers and Internet access. Managers will allow employees to use these resources for training purposes, encourage participation in online training, and allow their employees to participate in training during business hours. It is recommended that Internet based training programs be developed in sales, communication skills, technical knowledge, time management, retail merchandising, and business management for these small agribusinesses.

Springfield, Henry C., III

2008-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

394

Plan Your Arrival  

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Plan Your Arrival Plan Your Arrival Special arrangements and training are required for your first visit. When you complete your APS orientation, you will be issued an APS badge. With this badge you may enter the site at any time. Notify User Office When you know which beamline you'll be using and the date of your beam time, contact the User Office. We will check the status of your request for access and schedule any required orientation and training (630-252-9090, apsuser@aps.anl.gov). If you will arrive outside of normal business hours, you must notify the User Office in advance so we can arrange for gate access. Make Travel Arrangements When the User Office has notified you that you have been approved for access and your training has been scheduled, you may make your travel

395

ESnet Planning, Status,  

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ESnet Planning, Status, ESnet Planning, Status, and Future Issues William E. Johnston, ESnet Department Head and Senior Scientist Joe Burrescia, General Manager Mike Collins, Chin Guok, and Eli Dart, Engineering Brian Tierney, Advanced Development Jim Gagliardi, Operations and Deployment Stan Kluz, Infrastructure and ECS Mike Helm, Federated Trust Dan Peterson, Security Officer Gizella Kapus, Business Manager and the rest of the ESnet Team wej@es.net, this talk is available at www.es.net Energy Sciences Network Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Networking for the Future of Science ASCAC, August 2008 2 DOE Office of Science and ESnet - the ESnet Mission * ESnet is an Office of Science ("SC") facility in the Office of Advanced Scientific Computing Research ("ASCR")

396

ICT impact on competitiveness, innovation and environment  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper examines the impact of ICT on competitiveness, innovation and environment in the glass, ceramics and cement concrete industry. The results show that use of ICT seems to favor innovation and competitiveness. As for the effect on the environment, ... Keywords: Competitiveness, Environment, ICT, Innovation

Andrea Ollo-López; M. Elena Aramendía-Muneta

2012-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

397

What are we teaching in cyber competitions?  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Student competitions are widespread across all academic disciplines, and are often touted as a means to motivate and educate students. Competitions may be internal within a single class or course, or vie school against school as regional, national, or ... Keywords: Educational institutions,Computer security,Robots,Computers,Organizations,Programming,Security Education,Cyber,Competitions

Steven Fulton, Dino Schweitzer, Judson Dressler

2012-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

398

Business Opportunity Sessions | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Business Opportunity Business Opportunity Sessions Business Opportunity Sessions Business Opportunity Sessions Our Business Opportunity Sessions bring small business owners and Departmental small business advocates together to talk about the best ways we can be partnering with the small business community. Small businesses are where ideas are born, innovation is born, and where people get hired.Small businesses are at the top of President Obama's agenda because they are the engine of growth for our Nation. Our job is to reduce barriers for your small business, listen, and get ideas. Our Business Opportunity Sessions are a great way for us to meet in person with small businesses and open up the doors to the Department of Energy procurement process. At these events, we run through a complete 101 of working with us, and bring in

399

Approved by Governing Council, University of Toronto, June 2001 POLICY ON CAPITAL PLANNING &  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

COMMITTEE G. PROJECT IMPLEMENTATION G1. Project Consultants. G2. Business Board. G3. Project Cost Increases, overall cost estimate and sources of funds) as defined in the Project Planning Report Business Board the approximate costs. This can coincide with the endorsement of the Project Planning Report when partial funds

Kronzucker, Herbert J.

400

Flexible information design for business process visualizations  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Profound understanding of business processes is a key success factor for Business Process Management (BPM). As more and more analytical information like runtime data from process execution or statistical data from business intelligence are available, ... Keywords: Data visualization,Business,Visualization,Monitoring,Concrete,Computational modeling,Service-oriented Architecture,Business Process Management,Process Visualization,Process Analysis

Alexander Nowak, Dimka Karastoyanova, Frank Leymann, Andrej Rapoport, David Schumm

2012-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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401

Business Intelligence and Analytics: Research Directions  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Business intelligence and analytics (BIA) is about the development of technologies, systems, practices, and applications to analyze critical business data so as to gain new insights about business and markets. The new insights can be used for improving ... Keywords: Business intelligence, business analytics

Ee-Peng Lim; Hsinchun Chen; Guoqing Chen

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

402

EOTA … Business Form  

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ISDF 042 Validation and Acceptance 11_0414 Page 1 of 4 ISDF 042 Validation and Acceptance 11_0414 Page 1 of 4 EOTA - Business Form Document Title: Validation and Acceptance Document Number: ISDF -042 Rev. 11_0414 Document Owner: Vickie Pleau Backup Owner: Melissa Otero Approver(s): Melissa Otero Parent Document: ISDP-002 Training Production Process Notify of Changes: MGT, ISD, QAM Referenced Document(s): ISDF-010 After Action Report ISDF 042 Validation and Acceptance 11_0414 Page 2 of 4 Revision History: Rev . Description of Change 10_0630 Initial Release 11_0414 Deleted FMT final Course Acceptance block ISDF 042 Validation and Acceptance 11_0414 Page 3 of 4 Course Validation and Acceptance Validation denotes the product meets customer operational expectations in the medium which it

403

EOTA … Business Form  

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4 New Employee Checklist 10_0806.docx Page 1 of 5 4 New Employee Checklist 10_0806.docx Page 1 of 5 EOTA - Business Form Document Title: New Employee Checklist Document Number: MGTF-004 Rev. 10_0806 Document Owner: Elizabeth Sousa Backup Owner: Melissa Otero Approver(s): Melissa Otero Parent Document: MGTP-002, Skill Set / Training Process Notify of Changes: EOTA Managers Referenced Document(s): N/A MGTF-004 New Employee Checklist 10_0806.docx Page 2 of 5 Revision History: Rev. Description of Change A Initial Release B Changes made 2/28/08 08_0411 Added New Hire Orientation Course to checklist, added guidance for completion of checklist 09_0409 Updated "Responsible Person" on checklist. 09_0421 Added "Initiate/Update U.S. Access profile" as a new FMT responsibility. Renumbered checklist items.

404

EOTA … Business Form  

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1 Internal Audit Report 11_0304 Page 1 of 3 1 Internal Audit Report 11_0304 Page 1 of 3 EOTA - Business Form Document Title: Internal Audit Report Document Number: F-011 Rev. 11_0304 Document Owner: Elizabeth Sousa Backup Owner: Melissa Otero Approver(s): Melissa Otero Parent Document: P-007, Internal Audit Process Notify of Changes: Internal Auditors Referenced Document(s): N/A F-011 Internal Audit Report 11_0304 Page 2 of 3 Revision History: Rev. Description of Change A Initial Release 08_0502 Added "(PAR or IO may be required)" to Opportunity for Improvement section. 11_0304 Added Recommendation and Action Item Area F-011 Internal Audit Report 11_0304 Internal Audit Report Audit #: Lead Auditor: Audit Date: Audit Team: Document # Audited: Standard / Criteria Used:

405

Explanatory Business Analytics in OLAP  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this paper the authors describe a method to integrate explanatory business analytics in OLAP information systems. This method supports the discovery of exceptional values in OLAP data and the explanation of such values by giving their underlying causes. ... Keywords: Business Analytics, Exception Reporting, Explanation, OLAP, Variance Analysis

Emiel Caron, Hennie Daniels

2013-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

406

Browse wiki | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Activities include the Annual Business Plan Competition + , Mentoring + , Sustainability Workshops + , a series of Public Symposia and Resource Directory. + , Palo Alto +...

407

Contacts - EERE Commercialization Office  

Contacts. For more information about the National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition, or about other commercialization initiatives, please contact ...

408

Resources - Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory  

Search for student internship opportunities and technologies suitable for business plan competition projects. Learn more about IPO initiatives to ...

409

Business Owners: Prepare for Fuel Shortages | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Fuel Shortages Fuel Shortages Business Owners: Prepare for Fuel Shortages Business Owners: Prepare for Fuel Shortages You may need fuel for vehicles, generators, and other equipment to continue operating your business during an emergency. During a shortage, local authorities and fuel suppliers will prioritize getting fuel to key assets such as emergency operations centers, hospitals, food supply dealers, water supply plants, and telecommunication networks. Plan ahead to help make sure you have adequate supplies. Review your fuel supply contracts-Arrange priority contacts with fuel suppliers, including an out-of-region supplier, and include language for providing fuel supplies during an emergency. Can your fuel suppliers operate with no power? Do they have gravity-fed systems? What if your fuel

410

Analyze Data to Evaluate Greenhouse Gas Emissions Profile for Business  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Business Travel Business Travel Analyze Data to Evaluate Greenhouse Gas Emissions Profile for Business Travel October 7, 2013 - 1:28pm Addthis YOU ARE HERE Step 2 Once the key information has been compiled, a Federal agency should be well-positioned to address the following questions at the agency, program, or site level, as appropriate: What Proportion of Employees Travel? Developing an understanding of who is traveling will help to establish a more useful baseline and measure of progress than tracking change for all employees. An example of how this can better inform planning is shown in Figure 1. Looking only at the total trips and total employees at Agency ABC, the resulting metric is 2 trips per employee per year. However, because only 40% of employees at Agency ABC travel the average number of

411

REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT AT THE SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION'S NATIONAL SMALL BUSINESS WEEK CONFERENCE A transcript of former U.S president George W. Bush's at the Small Business Admistration's National Small Business...

412

New Mexico Small Business Assistance  

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Business Assistance Program (NMSBA) helps small businesses in New Mexico access cutting-edge technologies, solve technical issues, and gain knowledge from technical experts at Los Alamos and Sandia National Laboratories (SNL). This assistance is provided at no cost to the small businesses. In 2012, the State of New Mexico, along with LANL and SNL, invested $4.5M helping 349 companies in 27 counties solve their technical challenges through NMSBA. Economic Impact of the Small Businesses related to NMSBA Small Business Jobs Created/Retained 2,874 Average Salary $38,647 Increased Revenue $145.2M Decreased Operating Costs $72.6M New Funding/Financing Received $52.3M

413

International Photovoltaic Program Plan. Volume II. Appendices  

SciTech Connect

This second volume of a two-part report on the International Photovoltaic Program Plan contains appendices summarizing the results of analyses conducted in preparation of the plan. These analyses include compilations of relevant statutes and existing Federal programs; strategies designed to expand the use of photovoltaics abroad; information on the domestic photovoltaic plan and its impact on the proposed international plan; perspectives on foreign competition; industry views on the international photovoltaic market and ideas about how US government actions could affect this market; international financing issues; and information on issues affecting foreign policy and developing countries.

Costello, D.; Koontz, R.; Posner, D.; Heiferling, P.; Carpenter, P.; Forman, S.; Perelman, L.

1979-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

414

Standby gasoline rationing plan: narrative  

SciTech Connect

The objectives of the rationing plan are to provide a mechanism capable of maintaining an orderly and equitable market for gasoline in a severe supply shortfall, and capable of rapid implementation; and to comply with requirements of EPCA, which mandates the development of a contingency rationing plan. Eligibility for ration allotments will be based principally on motor vehicle registration records, maintained in a national vehicle registration file. Supplemental allotments will be granted for certain priority activities to ensure the maintenance of essential public services. Supplemental allotments will also be granted to businesses and government organizations with significant off-highway gasoline requirements. Local rationing boards or other offices will be established by states, to provide special allotments to hardship applicants, within DOE guidelines. The background and history of the plan are described. The gasoline rationing plan operations, government operations, program costs, staffing, and funding are also detailed in this report. (MCW)

1979-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

415

Aerocapacitor commercialization plan  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The purpose of the Power-One Aerocapacitor Commercialization Plan is to communicate to members of management and to all employees the overall objectives of the corporation. Power-One, Inc., has participated in a US Federal Government Technology Reinvestment Project (TRP), entitled {open_quotes}Advanced Power Conversion based on the Aerocapacitor{close_quotes}: the project is a group effort, with Lawrence Livermore National Labs, GenCorp/Aerojet, PolyStor Corp. (a start-up company), and Power-One forming the consortium. The expected resulting technology is the {open_quotes}Aerocapacitor{close_quotes}, which possesses much higher performance levels than the usual capacitors on the market today. Power-One hopes to incorporate the Aerocapacitor into some of its products, hence enhancing their performance, as well as market privately-labeled aerocapacitors through its distribution channels. This document describes the details of Power-One`s plan to bring to market and commercialize the Aerocapacitor and Aerocapacitor-based products. This plan was formulated while Power-One was part of the Oerocap project. It has since pulled out of this project. What is presented in this plan is the work which was developed prior to the business decision to terminate this work.

NONE

1995-09-12T23:59:59.000Z

416

Hoechst plans Mexican unit  

SciTech Connect

Hoechst is considering plans to build its first ethoxylates project in Mexico, Mark Sijthoff, head of surfactants and auxiliaries for Hoechst`s specialty chemical business unit, tells CW. The company expects to make a decision on the 30,000-m.t./year project by the end of the year. Sijthoff would not disclose the site or where ethylene oxide (EO) feed would be obtained. The plan may depend on results of the privatization of Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex), which is the only producer of EO in Mexico. Hoechst is part of a consortium bidding on the privatization. Sources say the unit will be built at Quimica Hoechst`s Coatzacoalcos site, close to Pemex`s EO plants at Cangregera and Morelos. A planned EO expansion at Morelos will probably move ahead when the sell-off is completed. Sijthoff says that Hoechst is also looking at improving its US surfactants position, although the company has no plans to expand ethoxylates, as there is {open_quotes}plenty of capacity.{close_quotes} Hoechst started up a 150-million lbs/year plant at Clear Lake, TX last year, ending a tolling agreement with Union Carbide. In addition, Rhone-Poulenc recently started a unit at Marcus Hook, PA, and Condea Vista is doubling its ethoxylation capacity at Lake Charles, LA. Meanwhile, Hoechst is still considering construction of 30,000-m.t./year ethoxylation plant in India or China. A decision is expected later this year.

Wood, A.; Alperowicz, N.

1996-05-22T23:59:59.000Z

417

EDI-based and XML-based business-to-business integration: a statistical analysis  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper analyses six factors that are expected to facilitate Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)-based or Extensible Markup Language (XML)-based Business-to-Business (B2B) integration. Following the Technology-Organisation-Environment ... Keywords: B2B integration, EDI, Extensible Markup Language, XML, business integration, business-to-, e-business, electronic business, electronic data interchange, standards

Juha-Miikka Nurmilaakso

2009-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

418

America's Competitiveness Depends on a 21st Century Grid | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

America's Competitiveness Depends on a 21st Century Grid America's Competitiveness Depends on a 21st Century Grid America's Competitiveness Depends on a 21st Century Grid May 30, 2012 - 12:30pm Addthis Secretary Chu Secretary Chu Former Secretary of Energy What are the key facts? America's continued global competiveness in the 21st century will be significantly affected by whether we can efficiently produce and distribute electricity to our businesses and consumers, seamlessly integrating new technologies and new sources of power. Most of the transmission lines and power transformers we depend upon are decades old and in many cases nearing or exceeding their expected lifespan. Blackouts and brownouts cost our economy tens of billions of dollars a year. We risk ever more serious consequences if we continue to rely on

419

America's Competitiveness Depends on a 21st Century Grid | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Competitiveness Depends on a 21st Century Grid Competitiveness Depends on a 21st Century Grid America's Competitiveness Depends on a 21st Century Grid May 30, 2012 - 12:30pm Addthis Secretary Chu Secretary Chu Former Secretary of Energy What are the key facts? America's continued global competiveness in the 21st century will be significantly affected by whether we can efficiently produce and distribute electricity to our businesses and consumers, seamlessly integrating new technologies and new sources of power. Most of the transmission lines and power transformers we depend upon are decades old and in many cases nearing or exceeding their expected lifespan. Blackouts and brownouts cost our economy tens of billions of dollars a year. We risk ever more serious consequences if we continue to rely on outdated and inflexible infrastructure.

420

Security Plans  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... Appendix A – Glossary - A glossary of security terms used within the security planning document. ... F, Glossary. None applicable.

2013-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

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2005 Solar Decathlon (Competition Program)  

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The 2005 Solar Decathlon Competition Program is distributed to Solar Decathlon visitors, media, sponsors, and the student competitors. It contains basic facts about the Solar Decathlon: what, where, when, who, and how. It is a guide for visitors to the events and workshops. It describes the 10 contests and the technologies used in the houses. It celebrates the accomplishments of the competitors and provides an opportunity for the major sponsors to describe their roles and relay their commitment to the ideals of the Solar Decathlon.

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2005-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

422

Presentation at Innoventure Annual Competition  

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This report documents the components of the workshop presented at the recent annual competition for the Innoventure program. The goal of the workshop was to focus on the delivery of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) concepts in a hands-on experiential learning format to increase interest in national security careers at NNSA, most of which are in the STEM fields. This work is a part of the National Security Preparedness Project (NSPP), being performed under a Department of Energy (DOE)/National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) grant.

None

2010-03-31T23:59:59.000Z

423

Santee Cooper- Business Custom Rebate (South Carolina)  

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Santee Cooper has developed a Business Custom Rebate as part of their Reduce the Use: Business Prescriptive Rebate Program, which was designed to reduce a business's overall electricity use.

424

Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Hydrogen Program New Projects Awarded in FY 2011  

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3 3 FY 2011 Annual Progress Report DOE Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program provides small businesses with opportunities to participate in DOE research activities by exploring new and innovative approaches to achieve research and development (R&D) objectives. The funds set aside for SBIR projects are used to support an annual competition for Phase I awards of up to $100,000 each for about nine months to explore the feasibility of innovative concepts. Phase II is the principal research or R&D effort, and these awards are up to $750,000 over a two-year period. Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) projects include substantial (at least 30%) cooperative research collaboration between the small business and a non-profit

425

SunShot Initiative: Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business  

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Small Business Innovation Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer to someone by E-mail Share SunShot Initiative: Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer on Facebook Tweet about SunShot Initiative: Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer on Twitter Bookmark SunShot Initiative: Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer on Google Bookmark SunShot Initiative: Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer on Delicious Rank SunShot Initiative: Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer on Digg Find More places to share SunShot Initiative: Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer on

426

Print  

Students. IPO has successfully collaborated with business schools and entrepreneurial centers in ongoing business plan competitions by offering LLNL technologies that ...

427

Institutional plan. FY 1997-2002  

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The FY 1997-2002 Institutional Plan provides an overview of the Ernest Orlando Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) mission, strategic plan, core business areas, critical success factors, and the resource requirements to fulfill its mission in support of national needs in fundamental science and technology, energy resources, and environmental quality. Of particular significance this year is the role of computing sciences in supporting a broad range of research activities, at Berkeley Lab in particular and throughout the entire Department of Energy system in general. The Institutional Plan is a management report for integration with the Department of Energy`s mission and programs and is an element of Department of Energy`s strategic management planning activities, developed through an annual planning process. The plan identifies technical and administrative directions in the context of the national energy policy and research needs and the Department of Energy`s program planning initiatives.

1996-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

428

FY2006SmallBusinessReport.doc  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY ANNUAL REPORT TO THE SECRETARY SMALL BUSINESS PROGRAMS FISCAL YEAR (FY) 2006 Table of Contents I. INTRODUCTION Page 3 II. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE) MISSION Page 3 III. OFFICE of SMALL and DISADVANTAGED BUSINESS UTILIZATION (OSDBU) Page 3 IV. LAWS & REGULATIONS Page 3 V. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY BUSINESS MODEL Page 4 A. Facility Management Contractors (FMC) B. Non-FMCs VI. SMALL BUSINESS GOALS Page 5 A. Government Statutory Goals B. FY 2006 DOE Negotiated Goals VII. PRIME CONTRACT SMALL BUSINESS ACHIEVEMENTS Page 7 A. 8(a) and Small & Disadvantaged Business (SDB) B. Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) C. HUBZone Small Business

429

Small Business Issues for Environmental Restoration Acquisitions  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

Small Business Issues for Environmental Restoration Acquisitions The Department of Energy’s best practices to reduce and eliminate barriers to small businesses entering into prime contracts for...

430

IMPLEMENTATION OF INTEGRATED BUSINESS INFORMATION SYSTEMS WITHIN...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

IMPLEMENTATION OF INTEGRATED BUSINESS INFORMATION SYSTEMS WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY, DOEIG-0466 IMPLEMENTATION OF INTEGRATED BUSINESS INFORMATION SYSTEMS WITHIN THE...

431

Small Business Development Loan Program (Minnesota)  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

The Small Business Development Loan Program, sponsored by Minnesota’s Agricultural and Economic Development Board, issues industrial development bonds to provide small business loans up to $5...

432

Building Technologies Office: Small Business Exemptions  

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on Twitter Bookmark Building Technologies Office: Small Business Exemptions on Google Bookmark Building Technologies Office: Small Business Exemptions on Delicious Rank...

433

Agro Business Park | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Business Park Jump to: navigation, search Name Agro Business Park Place Denmark Sector Services Product General Financial & Legal Services ( Government Public sector ) References...

434

Small Business Independent Market Research Program | National...  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

Jobs Our Jobs Working at NNSA Blog Small Business Independent Market Research Program Home > About Us > Our Operations > Acquisition and Project Management > Small Business >...

435

Sandia National Laboratories Overview- small business program...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Sandia National Laboratories Overview- small business program Sandia National Laboratories Overview- small business program NMSU, MBA program Sandia National Laboratories Overview-...

436

Inspection Report REPORT ON INSPECTION REGARDINGSMALL BUSINESS...  

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REPORT ON INSPECTION REGARDINGSMALL BUSINESS CONTRACTING STATISTICS REPORTING ANDPRESENTATION, INS-O-98-02 Inspection Report REPORT ON INSPECTION REGARDINGSMALL BUSINESS...

437

Canada Small Business Financing Program (Canada) | Department...  

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Canada Small Business Financing Program (Canada) Canada Small Business Financing Program (Canada) Eligibility Institutional Fuel Distributor Savings For Solar Buying & Making...

438

Commercialization Support for Business Program (Manitoba, Canada)  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

The Commercialization Support for Business Program supports product and process commercialization and business development in all sectors and all regions of the province.

439

Southwestern Indiana, Disaster Recovery Business Alliance: An Interim Report  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Natural and person-caused disasters are increasing in frequency and magnitude, and these disasters are taking an ever increasing economic and personal toll. This report describes the results to date of applying EPRI's Disaster Recovery Business Alliance (DRBA(SM) process in Southwestern Indiana. In this process, an initial workshop defined overall goals and objectives; and six workshops with specific goals and objectives followed. A seventh workshop is planned for December, 1998.

1998-12-30T23:59:59.000Z

440

Winning in the emerging energy services business  

SciTech Connect

The energy services industry is about to experience major changes, driven largely by new customer needs and the push by existing players and new entrants to respond to those needs. The experience of other industries that have gone through similar changes suggests that initiative and prompt action in developing strategies and capabilities will pay off handsomely. As companies of all kinds are looking for alternatives to traditional utility services, new suppliers are stepping in to meet some of their needs. Well over 200 new entrants have filed the necessary FERC paperwork to become {open_quote}power{close_quote} marketers,` including potentially powerful players such as major oil companies (e.g., Amoco), gas marketers (e.g., Enron, Coastal, Clearinghouse), and Wall Street firms (e.g., Morgan Stanley, AIG). Indeed, some intriguing alliances (e.g., Duke/Louis Drefus, Shell/Tejas/Bankers Trust) have emerged to bring together complementary skills for attacking this emerging opportunity. All this activity is but a surface-level indicator of a sea change in the utilities business, with huge implications for incumbent players. Playing to win will require a fundamental shift in business mindset, from a service-area-focused, regulation-driven, vertically integrated utility to a regional/national-market-focused, customer-driven, energy services company. Those utilities who move quickly and effectively to implement the new paradigm could emerge as the energy services providers of the future, with an opportunity to play in a competitive but much larger energy services market. Those who don`t will likely end up being bought or restructured, or simply hanging on as regulated commodity distributors.

Kamat, D. [McKinsey & Co., Washington, DC (United States)] [McKinsey & Co., Washington, DC (United States); Ostrowski, K. [McKinsey & Co., Cleveland, OH (United States)] [McKinsey & Co., Cleveland, OH (United States); Stuebi, R. [McKinsey & Co., San Francisco, CA (United States)] [McKinsey & Co., San Francisco, CA (United States)

1996-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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441

DOE Announces Small Business Awards at its Annual Small Business...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Mexico DOE Mentor Recipient: B&W Y-12 Oakridge, Tennessee DOE Protg Recipient: TerranearPMC, President & CEO: Amar Raval Exton, Pennsylvania DOE Small Business of the Year...

442

Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology  

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Home Home Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) SBIR/STTR Home About Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs) Applicant and Awardee Resources Commercialization Assistance Other Resources Awards SBIR/STTR Highlights Reporting Fraud Contact Information Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer U.S. Department of Energy SC-29/Germantown Building 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 20585 P: (301) 903-5707 F: (301) 903-5488 E: sbir-sttr@science.doe.gov More Information » FY 2014 DOE SBIR/STTR Overview webinar Join DOE SBIR/STTR Programs Director, Manny Oliver as he provides an FY 2014 DOE SBIR/STTR Overview Javascript must be enabled to view embedded video. Play video Watch on YouTube External link

443

International Business Machines Corporation  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

IBM's plant and laboratory facility in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina began operations in 1966 with an original phase of 605,000 sq. ft. Since that time, the facility, which manufactures data communications devices and display terminals, has grown to approximately 2.93 million sq. ft. with another 300,000 sq. ft. addition to be under construction within the next three months. The facility's present contract level is 24,000 kilowatts but their efforts have reduced their demand continuously over the past three years even with approximately 11% in expansion having taken place over that period. During its growth, the site facility staff working closely with their corporate engineers and Duke Power Representatives, have been able to reduce the peak demand by an effective 12,389 KW and annual energy consumption by approximately 72,938,223 KWH. They have employed both conventional and innovative techniques and have certainly earned their first place award in the 1984 Duke Power Energy Efficiency Competition in the "Industrial Retrofit" category.

Gumula, M. G.

1985-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

444

American business cycles and innovation  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Economists have long studied innovation and its effects on business cycles. Economist Joseph Alois Schumpeter (1883-1950) was the first economist to thoroughly discuss these ideas in his Theorie der wirtschaftlichen Entwicklung, published in 1911 (English translation: The Theory of Economic Development, 1934). This paper focuses on three issues: defining innovation, defining and identifying business cycles, and determining which innovations caused which business cycles. The first section introduces the concepts of innovation and invention. The second section discusses the business cycles and highlights general causes of business cycles. The final section details the history of the iron, steel, aluminum, and pharmaceutical industries and incorporates the available business and economic data (output, productivity, inventories, and capital investment) required to answer the central question: which innovations caused which business cycles? The iron industry, examined over the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, reveals that its relationship to the business cycle is likely significant but was difficult to quantify because of limited data. An examination of the steel industry from the post-Civil War period to the early twentieth century follows. The steel industry had a significant effect on the business cycle and seemed to direct the business cycle during the growth in railroad mileage. Steel was a huge and indispensable industry for most of the 20[th] century so it makes a very important case to study. The aluminum industry is relevant to examine because the process for making aluminum has remained the same since the American inventor, Charles Hall, patented his method in 1889. The contribution of aluminum was significant because of the introduction of the large-scale electrical generators needed to produce aluminum. Finally, the paper focuses on the contribution of the pharmaceutical industry to the business cycle. The pharmaceutical industry is important to this study because it has already proved to be a major source of innovation and is an industry that will continue to play a significant role in the American economy. The findings reveal the contribution from this industry was most significant in the post-World War II era of research and development. The paper concludes with suggestions for improving and expanding this innovation and business cycle study.

Hood, Michael

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

445

MITACS SHORT Project CV and Business Plan ... - CECM  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Sep 1, 2010 ... transalpyne is its ability to transform a program computing a linear function in another computer .... Training data sets with hundreds of classes.

446

NREL Small Business Subcontracting Plan for FY1999  

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available for application is (redacted). The Laboratory commits to the percentage goals for procurements placed with socioeconomic organizations for the contract...

447

Abstract--Different regulatory frameworks have implemented competitive mechanisms to increase efficiency in transmission, a  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

of competition among electricity market agents [2]. The first issue to discuss in transmission planning should efficiency in transmission, a natural monopoly. Conflicts of interest and hidden costs make necessary to define methods to obtain an appropriate valuation of new transmission assets. This paper is the first one

Catholic University of Chile (Universidad Católica de Chile)

448

Application of Self-Organizing Competitive Network in Lithologic Identification of the Logging Data  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The geological information of logging data is very important for people to determine oil reserves and make the plan of exploitation. So it is essential to identify litho logy of the logging data. Neural network with self-organizing, self-learning and ... Keywords: self-organizing, competitive network, log data to identify lithology, MATLAB

Ren Guo-Feng; Tian Zhu-Mei

2012-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

449

Small Business Initiatives | Department of Energy  

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Initiatives Initiatives Small Business Initiatives As a leader in providing contracting and subcontracting opportunities to small businesses, we continue to challenge the private sector by encouraging our major prime contractors to seek ways to include small businesses in our procurement process. In order to qualify as a small business, the business must meet the Small Business Administration's size standards. Learn more about our small business initiatives below, or at www.sba.gov 8(a) Pilot Program Historically Underutilized Business Zone Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Women-Owned Businesses 8(a) Pilot Program Section 8(a) of the Small Business Act authorized SBA to contract for goods and services with federal agencies. SBA then subcontracts actual performance of the work to socially and economically disadvantaged small

450

Does Competition for Capital Discipline Governments? Decentralization, Globalization and Corruption  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Many political economists believe that competition among countries—or regions within them—to attract mobile capital should discipline their governments, rendering them less corrupt and more friendly toward business. This argument surfaces repeatedly in debates over both political decentralization and globalization. We argue that it is based on an assumption— countries or regions start out identical—that is quite unrealistic. We reexamine the standard model that predicts a disciplining effect of capital mobility, and show that if units are sufficiently heterogeneous exactly the opposite prediction often follows. If some units are exogenously much more attractive to investors than others (and competition for capital is intense), the only equilibrium under capital mobility will involve polarization. Initially disadvantaged units will actually be more corrupt, more starved of capital, and slower to grow if capital is mobile than if it is not. By contrast, exogenously attractive units will do more to woo investors, suck capital out of their lower productivity counterparts, and grow faster. We suggest this may help explain the disappointing results of liberalizing capital flows within the Russian federation and in sub-Saharan Africa.

Hongbin Cai A; Daniel Treisman B

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

451

Workforce Analysis and Planning Division (HC-52) | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Workforce Analysis and Planning Division (HC-52) Workforce Analysis and Planning Division (HC-52) Workforce Analysis and Planning Division (HC-52) Mission Statement: This division provides strategic direction guidance and advice through analysis of budget and workforce projections and plans, congressional mandates, administration goals, Departmental priorities and mission needs. FUNCTIONS: Develops business intelligence, demographic and trend analyses in support of corporate workforce planning and in response to requests from within the Department and from external oversight agencies. Analyzes and evaluates workforce plans, employment trends, budget development and implementation, Departmental studies and human capital assessment systems. Develops staffing targets and tracks staffing management throughout the Department to identify needs for new or changing

452

Laboratory program helps small businesses  

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Laboratory program helps small businesses Laboratory program helps small businesses Laboratory program helps small businesses The NMSBA allows for-profit small businesses to request technical assistance that capitalizes on the unique expertise and capabilities of Los Alamos and Sandia national laboratories. June 23, 2010 Los Alamos National Laboratory sits on top of a once-remote mesa in northern New Mexico with the Jemez mountains as a backdrop to research and innovation covering multi-disciplines from bioscience, sustainable energy sources, to plasma physics and new materials. Los Alamos National Laboratory sits on top of a once-remote mesa in northern New Mexico with the Jemez mountains as a backdrop to research and innovation covering multi-disciplines from bioscience, sustainable energy

453

Business - Forums | Data.gov  

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- Forums - Forums BusinessUSA Data/Tools Apps Challenges Let's Talk BusinessUSA You are here Data.gov » Communities » BusinessUSA Forums Join this Community Forum Topics Replies Last post Apps for entrepreneurs Innovators around the nation are creating apps and views of data to help energize American businesses. Have you seen some of these, like SB Alert, which lets you know when contracting opportunities are available to you? What app would help you to be more efficient in finding, using, and getting government data and services? 2 7 by Prem 2012-05-21 Government data for customer service What type of government data would help you make better decisions or provide better services to your customers? Check out the resources in the Data area and let us know what else you need.

454

User Group 2010 Business Meeting  

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10 Business Meeting September 14, 2010 at 12:30 pm Iran Thomas Auditorium, Spallation Neutron Source UEC Chair Venkat Gopalan presented an update on CNMS and UEC activities during...

455

Berkeley Lab Small Business Office  

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Pan Asian Chamber of Commerce) 2010 Distinguished Service Award (given by the Service Disabled Veteran owned Small Business) 2009 M&O Contractor of the Year Award (given by the...

456

Preparing for the future business  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

GS Caltex is one of the major energy companies in Korea. Like all other energy companies in the world, the company seeks to become a "total energy provider" by successful launching new types of energy businesses and also ...

Jang, Dongsu

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

457

Michigan Saves- Business Energy Financing  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

Michigan Saves is a non-profit that offers financing options for energy efficiency improvements throughout Michigan. The Business Energy Financing Program was started with seed funding from the...

458

Confidential data in a competitive utility environment: A regulatory perspective  

SciTech Connect

Historically, the electric utility industry has been regarded as one of the most open industries in the United States in sharing information but their reputation is being challenged by competitive energy providers, the general public, regulators, and other stakeholders. As the prospect of competition among electricity power providers has increased in recent years, many utilities have been requesting that the data they submit to their utility regulatory commissions remain confidential. Withholding utility information from the public is likely to have serious and significant policy implications with respect to: (1) consumer education, the pursuit of truth, mutual respect among parties, and social cooperation; (2) the creation of a fair market for competitive energy services; (3) the regulatory balance; (4) regional and national assessments of energy-savings opportunities; (5) research and development; and (6) evaluations of utility programs, plans, and policies. In a telephone survey of all public utility commissions (PUCs) that regulate electric and gas utilities in the U.S., we found that almost all PUCs have received requests from utility companies for data to be filed as confidential, and confidential data filings appear to have increased (both in scope and in frequency) in those states where utility restructuring is being actively discussed. The most common types of data submitted as confidential by utilities dealt with specific customer data, market data, avoided costs, and utility costs.

Vine, E.

1996-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

459

Pathways to a Low Carbon Economy: The Business Response to Climate Change |  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Pathways to a Low Carbon Economy: The Business Response to Climate Change Pathways to a Low Carbon Economy: The Business Response to Climate Change Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: Pathways to a Low Carbon Economy: The Business Response to Climate Change Agency/Company /Organization: Centre for Low Carbon Futures Sector: Energy, Climate Topics: Finance, Low emission development planning, Market analysis, Policies/deployment programs, Pathways analysis Resource Type: Publications Website: www.lowcarbonfutures.org/assets/media/lcf_pathways_report_a4.pdf.pdf Cost: Free Pathways to a Low Carbon Economy: The Business Response to Climate Change Screenshot References: Pathways to a Low Carbon Economy: The Business Response to Climate Change[1] "Based on a nationwide survey of over 400 of the larger and more active and

460

WIPP Mine Rescue Team Wins Regional Competition  

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Rescue Team from the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) placed first in the recent Southern Regional Mine Rescue Competition, continuing a...

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461

Competitive Bidding Process for Electric Distribution Companies...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Bidding Process for Electric Distribution Companies' Procurement of Default and Back-up Electric Generation Services (Connecticut) Competitive Bidding Process for Electric...

462

New Facility Recognized in Lab Design Competition  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... The AML is an essential part of NIST's mission of advancing US technological competitiveness. The new facility allows NIST to provide the ...

2010-10-05T23:59:59.000Z

463

DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Competition  

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Maryland Wins Solar Decathlon 2011 Saturday, October 1, 2011 By Carol Anna Consistently appearing in first place in overall standings throughout the competition, the University of...

464

Energy Education and Workforce Development: Competitions  

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leader David Brink-Roby are pictured here. Features Definition text of innovate Challenge Home Student Design Competition Opening book Georgetown University Energy Prize Definition...

465

Competition Launched for New Manufacturing Innovation Institutes  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

May 20, 2013... competitive process, led by the Departments of Energy and Defense, ... to accelerate market expansion for products such as wind turbines, ...

466

Health and Nutrition Division Poster Competition  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Student poster presentations at the AOCS Annual Meeting & Expo. Health and Nutrition Division Poster Competition Divisions achievement agricultural analytical application award awards biotechnology detergents distinguished division Divisions edibl

467

Manufacturing Spotlight: Boosting American Competitiveness | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Manufacturing Spotlight: Boosting American Competitiveness Manufacturing Spotlight: Boosting American Competitiveness Manufacturing Spotlight: Boosting American Competitiveness January 6, 2014 - 1:06pm Addthis Libby Wayman Clean Energy Manufacturing Initiative Director Advancing the nation's clean energy manufacturing industry helps to capture the value of U.S. innovation in clean energy technologies, fosters further innovation right here in America, and makes U.S. manufacturers more competitive by reducing their energy costs - all while creating jobs and building a more sustainable planet for future generations. Industry and government are working together to expand American leadership in this sector by bringing new clean energy technologies to the marketplace and making manufacturing processes more energy efficient.

468

Task Plans  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Task Plans Task Plans This page contains links to a tentative listing of active and closed TEC Task Plans. Final status of these task plans will be determined after the July 2000 TEC meeting. Task Plan Number/Title DOE Lead Staff Last Update Comment Status/ New No. After 7/27/00 GP-1, Section 180(c) Coordination (begun 1/96) C. Macaluso 7/98 DOE published a Revised Proposed Policy and Procedures in April 1998; no final policy will be issued until a definitive date for NWPA shipments is determined, based on site suitability or other legislative direction. To the extent that any issues related to Section 180(c) arise in TEC meetings, they are being discussed in the context of the consolidated grant topic group which is covered by another task plan. Closed

469

Powering the people: India's capacity expansion plans  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

India has become a global business power even though hundreds of millions of its citizens still live in poverty. To sustain economic growth and lift its people out of poverty, India needs more and more reliable power. Details of government plans for achieving those goals demonstrate that pragmatism may be in shorter supply than ambition and political will. 1 ref., 12 figs., 1 tab.

Patel, S.

2009-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

470

Decommissioning Planning  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The purpose of this EPRI Technical Report is to provide a series of pre-planning guidance documents for the decommissioning of a nuclear power plant. This guidance is based in part upon Nuclear Decommissioning Plans (NDPs) developed by Commonwealth Edison (now Exelon) following the premature closure of Zion Station in 1998 as well as from other industry references and experience. These NDPs focus on the planning activities over the period from prior to final shutdown through the transition period into de...

2006-11-15T23:59:59.000Z

471

Research Commentary---Reframing the Dominant Quests of Information Systems Strategy Research for Complex Adaptive Business Systems  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We review and reframe three main quests of research on information systems (IS) strategy: (1) the strategic alignment quest, (2) the integration quest, and (3) the sustained competitive advantage quest. The assumptions and logic of these quests have ... Keywords: co-evolution, complex adaptive business systems, emergence, information systems strategy, integration, reconfiguration, renewal, strategic alignment, sustained advantage, temporary advantage

Hüseyin Tanriverdi; Arun Rai; N. Venkatraman

2010-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

472

Management Plan  

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Management Plan (SSMP) to be submitted to Congress after the April 2010 release of the Nuclear Posture Review Report. It is aligned with the President's National Security Strategy...

473

Emergency Plans  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... Early Dismissal (Early Closing) – Due to Inclement Weather - Snow/Ice or Emergency Situation. ... Emergency Situation - "Shelter-in-Place" Plan. ...

2013-02-18T23:59:59.000Z

474

Business of Fats & Oils CD-ROM  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Business-related issues—how to pitch the benefits and attributes of your product or idea, going from patents to labeling to innovative business practices—you’ll find them on AOCS’ new CD-ROM, Business of Fats and Oils. Business of Fats & Oils CD-ROM DVD &

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HOW TO DO BUSINESS WITH THE FEDERAL ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... Equipment – IT (Smart Grid/Infrastructure) – Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) ... Smart Grid Information Interchange ...

2013-11-02T23:59:59.000Z

476

Characterization and assessment of potential European and Japanese competition in photovoltaics. Final report  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This study is an assessment of the potential of European and Japanese firms to produce and market photovoltaic (PV) power systems internationally in competition with firms in the United States. It consists of three distinct parts: (1) an overview of worldwide export activity which describes the general posture of selected European countries and Japan; (2) an assessment of European competition focusing on Germany, France, and the United Kingdom; and (3) an assessment of Japanese competition. All research was conducted within the United States relying on published reports in the scientific, trade, and business press; a firm's annual reports; and telephone interviews with representatives of European and Japanese firms. European and Japanese government representatives were also contacted and government-sponsored programs evaluated. European competition is addressed in three areas: characterization of the PV industry; current and potential marketing activity; and the status of PV and related technological developments. The same areas are addressed for depicting Japanese competition except that greater emphasis is placed on past industrial experience and related semiconductor sales.

None

1979-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

477

Microsoft Word - MA HCM Workforce Plan.doc  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

HUMAN CAPITAL HUMAN CAPITAL MANAGEMENT WORKFORCE PLAN September 2006 This page left blank intentionally. MA Workforce Plan - September 2006 TABLE OF CONTENTS Table of Contents ........................................................................................................................... i Executive Summary ...................................................................................................................... 1 1.0 Introduction.......................................................................................................................... 3 1.1 Mission and Business Vision .........................................................................................3 1.2 Human Capital Management Strategy ...........................................................................4

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Travel Planning Online for Dummies, 2nd edition  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

From the Publisher:Find out how you can quickly and easily book plane tickets, rent a car and find a hotel room -- all with a few clicks of the mouse! Whether you're going on a short business strip or planning your dream vacation, Travel Planning ...

Noah Vadnai; Julian Smith

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Business Excellence Consulting | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Business Excellence Consulting Business Excellence Consulting Jump to: navigation, search Name Business Excellence Consulting Place Bozeman, MT Website http://www.businessexcellencec References Business Excellence Consulting [1] Information About Partnership with NREL Partnership with NREL Yes Partnership Type Test & Evaluation Partner Partnering Center within NREL Electricity Resources & Building Systems Integration LinkedIn Connections CrunchBase Profile No CrunchBase profile. Create one now! Business Excellence Consulting is a company located in Bozeman, MT. References ↑ "Business Excellence Consulting" Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=Business_Excellence_Consulting&oldid=379479" Categories: Clean Energy Organizations Companies

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Business Opportunity Session Materials | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Materials Materials Business Opportunity Session Materials Presentations from our Washington DC Business Opportunity Session, held March 3, 2011 How to do Business with DOE Nickolas (Nick) Demer Senior Procurement Analyst OSDBU NNSA Opportunities Gary Lyttek Small Business Program Manager, NNSA Sandia National Laboratories Opportunities Don Devoti, Small Business Program Manager, Sandia National Laboratories Office of Science SBIR/STTR, Chris O'Gwin, Program Analyst, SBIR/STTR Program Office/Office of Science Opportunities with DOE Laboratories, Larry Thompson, Small Business Program Manager/Contract Specialist, Chicago Operations Office (Office of Science) Opportunities with the Office of Environmental Management, Kay Rash, Small Business Program Manager, Office of Environmental

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FY 1996 annual work plan  

SciTech Connect

In April 1994, the Department of Energy (DOE) Strategic Plan was issued. This Plan presents the Department`s strategic outlook in response to a changing world. It discusses the Department`s unique capabilities; its mission, vision, and core values; and key customer and stakeholder considerations. The DOE Strategic Plan lists business strategies and critical success factors which are intended to aid the Department in accomplishing its mission and reaching its vision of itself in the future. The Office of Inspector General (OIG) has an important role in carrying out the goals and objectives of the Secretary`s Strategic Plan. The ultimate goal of the OIG is to facilitate positive change by assisting its customers, responsible Government officials, in taking actions to improve programs and operations. The Inspector General annually issues his own Strategic Plan that contains program guidance for the next fiscal year. As part of its responsibility in carrying out the OIG mission, the Office of the Deputy Inspector General for Audit Services (Office of Audit Services) publishes an Annual Work Plan that sets forth audits that are planned for the next fiscal year. Selection of these audits is based on the overall budget of the Department, analyses of trends in Departmental operations, guidance contained in the agency`s strategic plans, statutory requirements, and the expressed needs and audit suggestions of Departmental program managers and OIG managers and staff. This work plan includes audits that are carried over from FY 1995 and audits scheduled to start during FY 1996. Audits included in the plan will be performed by OIG staff.

1995-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Small Business Opportunities | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Small Business Opportunities Small Business Opportunities Small Business Opportunities The Office of Environmental Management (EM) has a long history of support to the Department of Energy's (DOE) Small Business Program and a strong commitment to increasing small business awards to prime contractors and subcontractors to perform EM mission-critical work. In Fiscal Years 2010, 2011, and 2012, EM awarded over $1 Billion to small businesses. To further EM's commitment to small business, we are providing a series of informative links pertaining to small business, including direct links to Small Business Program Managers for each EM site conducting work for the Department of Energy. We suggest that each small business with interest in working for the Department of Energy review the information provided and

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A neural network approach to predicting price negotiation outcomes in business-to-business contexts  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Price premiums are a key profit driver for long-term business relationships. For sellers in business-to-business (B2B) relationships, it is important to have appropriate strategies to negotiate price increases without trading off the relationships with ... Keywords: Business-to-business marketing, Neural network, Price negotiation, Regression analysis

Dirk C. Moosmayer; Alain Yee-Loong Chong; Martin J. Liu; Bjoern Schuppar

2013-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

484

2011 Annual Workforce Analysis and Staffing Plan Report - EM Consolidated  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

EM EM Consolidated Business Center 2011 Annual Workforce Analysis and Staffing Plan Report - EM Consolidated Business Center Managers perform an annual workforce analysis of their organization and develop staffing plans that identify technical capabilities and positions they need to ensure safe operation of defense nuclear facilities. This workforce analysis process continues to cover technical capability needs to address defense nuclear facility and related operational hazards. Individual site summaries developed at the end of each year are a basis for DOE Federal Technical Capability Panel reporting to the Secretary of Energy summarizing DOE's federal technical capabilities for defense nuclear facility safety assurance. 2011 Annual Workforce Analysis and Staffing Plan Report - EMCBC

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2010 Annual Workforce Analysis and Staffing Plan Report - EM Consolidated  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

EM EM Consolidated Business Center 2010 Annual Workforce Analysis and Staffing Plan Report - EM Consolidated Business Center Managers perform an annual workforce analysis of their organization and develop staffing plans that identify technical capabilities and positions they need to ensure safe operation of defense nuclear facilities. This workforce analysis process continues to cover technical capability needs to address defense nuclear facility and related operational hazards. Individual site summaries developed at the end of each year are a basis for DOE Federal Technical Capability Panel reporting to the Secretary of Energy summarizing DOE's federal technical capabilities for defense nuclear facility safety assurance. 2010 Annual Workforce Analysis and Staffing Plan Report - EMCBC

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2012 Annual Workforce Analysis and Staffing Plan Report - EM Consolidated  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

EM EM Consolidated Business Center 2012 Annual Workforce Analysis and Staffing Plan Report - EM Consolidated Business Center Managers perform an annual workforce analysis of their organization and develop staffing plans that identify technical capabilities and positions they need to ensure safe operation of defense nuclear facilities. This workforce analysis process continues to cover technical capability needs to address defense nuclear facility and related operational hazards. Individual site summaries developed at the end of each year are a basis for DOE Federal Technical Capability Panel reporting to the Secretary of Energy summarizing DOE's federal technical capabilities for defense nuclear facility safety assurance. 2012 Annual Workforce Analysis and Staffing Plan Report - EMCBC

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Manufacturers use of business services  

SciTech Connect

This paper summarized findings from a Colorado and Utah survey of manufacturing and business service establishments which provided information on the use of business services among different types of firms in this interior region of the United States. The paper provides information which helps to shed light on various areas of inquiry on the relationship between manufacturers and producer services, but certainly calls for additional investigation. Most of the findings are consistent with those found by studies in other areas. Manufacturers are not a major source of sales for business service firms and the availability of business services is not cited as an important location consideration for manufacturers. Given the strong mining and agricultural sectors in these states, the fact that so little trade was with the primary sector may have been surprising. However, most of the responses in the surveys were from the urban areas of Denver and Salt Lake City. One of the hypotheses in the literature, as defined by Perry and Goe, concerns whether the growth in business services and the decline in manufacturing employment is a result of the trend toward the use of contracted services by manufacturers. The aggregate results of the study do not provide much evidence to support the proposition that this occurs. However, the results show that the larger firms internalize certain specialized business services more so than the smaller firms. The greater use company-provided legal services by the larger manufacturers is a case in point. This finding is consistent with Scott`s finding in the printed circuits industry in which larger establishments provided more functions internally than did the smaller establishments. In the case of engineering, architectural, and business management services it appears that many smaller manufacturers do not use such services at all, but that the larger establishments have more needs for professional services.

Calzonetti, F. [West Virginia Univ., Morgantown, WV (United States); Allison, T. [Argonne National Lab., IL (United States)

1992-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

488

Strategic plan 1994  

SciTech Connect

Sandia National Laboratories faces institutional challenges that are unique in its history. Never before have the national laboratories been viewed so critically, and never before has their role been the subject of such study and debate. At the same time, the opporunities to render `exceptional service in the national interest` have never been greater. The business of Sandia today and into the foreseeable future will rely on a strong, integrated technical foundation, represented most fundamentally by its core competencies. While is is impossible to foresee precisely what missions Sandia will pursue many years from now, one thing is clear: Central to its service to the nation will be the application of science-based engineering skills to the stewardship of the nuclear weapons stockpile. Whether on not the nation ever builds a new nuclear weapon, those that remain in stockpile will require continuous stewardship based on the integration of scientific understanding with experienced systems engineering. Sandia`s steadfast commitment to DOE`s stockpile stewardship mission will also be evident in the production of limited numbers of certain vital weapon components as the weapons production complex is realigned. Complementing this enduring responsibility will be expanded missions in energy, environment, and economic competitiveness. The work for other federal agencies will be jointly sponsored under high-level agreements with DOE. Multi-institutional teams will become a common way of doing business. The multiprogram laboratory model will evolve toward a new model of multi-laboratory programs addressing major national needs. Sandia will be a distinct and important component of an integrated system of national laboratories.

1995-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

489

General Electric Uses an Integrated Framework for Product Costing, Demand Forecasting, and Capacity Planning of New Photovoltaic Technology Products  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

General Electric (GE) Energy's nascent solar business has revenues of over $100 million, expects those revenues to grow to over $1 billion in the next three years, and has plans to rapidly grow the business beyond this period. GE Global Research (GEGR), ... Keywords: capital budgeting, cost analysis, facilities planning, forecasting, mathematical programming, risk

Bex George Thomas; Srinivas Bollapragada

2010-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

490

Institutional plan. FY 1998--2003  

SciTech Connect

This Institutional Plan for Argonne National Laboratory contains central elements of Argonne`s strategic plan. Chapter II of this document discusses the Laboratory`s mission and core competencies. Chapter III presents the Science and Technology Strategic Plan, which summarizes key features of the external environment, presents Argonne`s vision, and describes how the Laboratory`s strategic goals and objectives map onto and support DOE`s four business lines. The balance of the chapter comprises the science and technology area plans, organized by the four DOE business lines. Chapter IV describes the Laboratory`s ten major initiatives, which cover a broad spectrum of science and technology. Our proposal for an Exotic Beam Facility aims at, among other things, increased understanding of the processes of nuclear synthesis during and shortly after the Big Bang. Our Advanced Transportation Technology initiative involves working with US industry to develop cost-effective technologies to improve the fuel efficiency and reduce the emissions of transportation systems. The Laboratory`s plans for the future depend significantly on the success of its major initiatives. Chapter V presents our Operations and Infrastructure Strategic Plan. The main body of the chapter comprises strategic plans for human resources; environmental protection, safety, and health; site and facilities; and information management. The chapter concludes with a discussion of the business and management practices that Argonne is adopting to improve the quality and cost-effectiveness of its operations. The structure and content of this document depart from those of the Institutional Plan in previous years. Emphasis here is on directions for the future; coverage of ongoing activities is less detailed. We hope that this streamlined plan is more direct and accessible.

1997-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

491

Target assistance for subtly balancing competitive play  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In games where skills such as targeting are critical to winning, it is difficult for players with different skill levels to have a competitive and engaging experience. Although several mechanisms for accommodating different skill levels have been proposed, ... Keywords: competition, game balance, game design, target assistance

Scott Bateman; Regan L. Mandryk; Tadeusz Stach; Carl Gutwin

2011-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

492

CUSTOMIZATION AS A BUSINESS MODEL FOR ONLINE NEWSPAPERS  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The evolving IS literature on business models for digital products assumes that the positive feedback effect will lead to price competition and biased concentration of the market. In theory, this will require companies to either differentiate or customize their products and services. In this paper we propose an empirical investigation of customization as a lock-in business strategy for online newspapers in a homogenous and well-developed market. We explore approaches taken to customization and evaluate their impact on revenue generation of online newspapers. Our empirical tests with data from 42 online versions showed that mainly experienced, nationwide online newspapers applied customization. We determined two main customization approaches for online newspapers, customer and process oriented customization. Interestingly, only the degree of process customization was an important predictor and moderator of revenue having a significant interaction effect on the impact of the number of both customers and editorial staff on revenue. Contrary to our main hypothesis that customization should help in increasing customer lock-in through personalization or versioning, the majority of online newspapers seemed to concentrate mainly on process customization in order to serve a maximal number of different types of customers and to increase their revenue. The promising positive effects of customization strengthen our belief that customization could be an effective business model for online newspapers.

Markku Sääksjärvi; Teemu Santonen; Markku Sääksjärvi; Teemu Santonen; Markku Sääksjärvi; Teemu Santonen

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

493

Growth and opportunities in the lubricants business in Asia  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The demand for lubricants is increasing faster in Asia than any other part of the world. This development is being propelled largely by the expansion of the transportation and manufacturing sectors. By the year 2000, lubricant consumption in Asia will exceed that of Western Europe, Africa and the Middle East combined. Aside from this growth, most of the region is shifting from very low quality to higher quality value-added products. In view of these factors, there has been an explosion of activity over the past few years as lubricant blenders and additive suppliers attempt to position themselves within the market. Over the past year, Chem Systems has undertaken an extensive study of the lubricants business in East Asia, focusing on the evolution of this complex market structure and the identification of attractive opportunities. The overview presented in this paper is a product of these efforts. Whether you are a multinational oil company, independent blender, national oil company or multinational additive suppler, the questions are the same when developing a strategy for the region: regional overview of lubricant business structure; outlook for Asian demand; profile of lube/additives businesses; and successful competition--what is required?

Burke, B.F. [Chem Systems, Inc., Tarrytown, NY (United States)

1995-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

494

DOE Vendor Communication Plan I. Background  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Vendor Communication Plan Vendor Communication Plan I. Background On February 2, 2011, the Office of Federal Procurement Policy (OFPP) issued a memorandum entitled "Myth-Busting: Addressing Misconceptions to Improve Communication with Industry during the Acquisition Process." In addition to identifying and refuting common misconceptions about vendor engagement, the memorandum directed agencies to develop high-level vendor communication plans to discuss how each agency will reduce unnecessary barriers, publicize communication opportunities, and prioritize engagement opportunities for high-risk, complex programs or those that fail to attract new vendors during re-competitions.

495

Department of Energy Releases Strategic Plan to Address Energy Challenges |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Department of Energy Releases Strategic Plan to Address Energy Department of Energy Releases Strategic Plan to Address Energy Challenges Department of Energy Releases Strategic Plan to Address Energy Challenges October 2, 2006 - 9:01am Addthis WASHINGTON, DC - Secretary of Energy Samuel W. Bodman today released the Department's five-year strategic plan that focuses on the Department's role in powering and securing America's future. The plan addresses overall Department goals for developing and deploying new clean energy technologies, reducing our dependence on foreign energy sources, protecting our nuclear weapons stockpile, and ensuring that America remains competitive in the global marketplace. The Department's plan builds on President Bush's Advanced Energy and American Competitiveness Initiatives, which are increasing America's energy security, spurring scientific

496

Innovative Ratemaking- A Competitive Necessity  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The electric utility industry is undergoing fundamental changes in the way that new generation capacity may be provided and in the way that electric power is sold to large industrial customers. These changes are increasingly being driven by market forces as American industry responds to the challenge from worthy global competitors for markets in this country and all over the world. The cost of energy for energy intensive industrial companies is absolutely critical to their ability to successfully compete. Conservation efforts have had a dramatic effect on these costs since the early seventies. In this decade, we are witnessing the identification and implementation of innovative, less costly ways of meeting the electric power needs of large customers while, at the same time, providing benefits to utilities and to the utilities’ other ratepayers. Innovative ratemaking can be accomplished in a way that promotes more efficient use of generation and transmission facilities. Innovative ratemaking is no longer an option to the considered, but a competitive necessity for every utility and every large industrial customer.

Harger, D. A.

1989-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

497

National Security Technology Incubator Operations Plan  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This report documents the operations plan for developing the National Security Technology Incubator (NSTI) program for southern New Mexico. The NSTI program will focus on serving businesses with national security technology applications by nurturing them through critical stages of early development. The NSTI program is being developed as part of the National Security Preparedness Project (NSPP), funded by Department of Energy (DOE)/National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA). The operation plan includes detailed descriptions of the structure and organization, policies and procedures, scope, tactics, and logistics involved in sustainable functioning of the NSTI program. Additionally, the operations plan will provide detailed descriptions of continuous quality assurance measures based on recommended best practices in incubator development by the National Business Incubation Association (NBIA). Forms that assist in operations of NSTI have been drafted and can be found as an attachment to the document.

None

2008-04-30T23:59:59.000Z

498

DOE Announces Small Business Awards at its Annual Small Business Conference  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Small Business Awards at its Annual Small Business Small Business Awards at its Annual Small Business Conference in San Antonio, Texas DOE Announces Small Business Awards at its Annual Small Business Conference in San Antonio, Texas June 25, 2008 - 2:15pm Addthis WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced the winners of DOE's 2007 Secretarial Small Business Awards during a ceremony for its 9th Annual Small Business Conference in San Antonio, Texas. DOE's Small Business Awards program was established to recognize performance by departmental offices, facility management contractors and small business ventures on an annual basis. "Small businesses are a critical part of the fabric of the American economy, and the Department of Energy will continue to provide an environment in which these businesses can thrive and prosper," Acting

499

DOE Announces Small Business Awards at its Annual Small Business Conference  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Announces Small Business Awards at its Annual Small Business Announces Small Business Awards at its Annual Small Business Conference in San Antonio, Texas DOE Announces Small Business Awards at its Annual Small Business Conference in San Antonio, Texas June 25, 2008 - 2:15pm Addthis WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced the winners of DOE's 2007 Secretarial Small Business Awards during a ceremony for its 9th Annual Small Business Conference in San Antonio, Texas. DOE's Small Business Awards program was established to recognize performance by departmental offices, facility management contractors and small business ventures on an annual basis. "Small businesses are a critical part of the fabric of the American economy, and the Department of Energy will continue to provide an environment in which these businesses can thrive and prosper," Acting

500

1997 Operating plan for the Office of International Health Programs  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

One year ago, the Office of International Health Programs provided you with our 1996 Operating Plan, which defined our ideas and ideals for conducting business in 1996. We have again this year undertaken an intensive planning effort, first reviewing our accomplishments and shortcomings during 1996, and then developing plans and priorities for the upcoming year, taking into account input from customers and outside review panels, and ensuring that the demands on the office have been balanced with anticipated human, financial, and material resources.

NONE

1996-11-01T23:59:59.000Z