Tag: Department of Energy
  • Officials break ground on K-25 Viewing Platform

    OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (May 11, 2023) – Officials broke ground today on a building that will provide a historic lookout over the footprint where the K-25 Building once stood and the Oak Ridge Diffusion Plant produced uranium during World War II as part of the Manhattan Project. Dignitaries welcomed guests, made speeches, and shoveled dirt to officially kick off construction of the K-25 Viewing Platform at East Tennessee Technology Park.
  • New USACE-built state-of-the-art facility to house 1,200 federal and contractor employees

    The Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE/NNSA) held a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of the new John A. Gordon Albuquerque Complex, April 19, 2022.
  • NR 22-03: DOE, Army Corps of Engineers sign agreement to construct facility giving visitors new perspective on K-25

    OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (Feb. 2, 2022) – A new facility that will share the history of the K-25 Building from a new vantage point is one step closer to reality through a newly formed partnership between two government agencies.
  • Federal agencies sign hydropower agreement

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers joined the U.S. Department of Energy and U.S. Department of Interior’s Bureau of Reclamation in signing an interagency memorandum of understanding today during a ceremony on National Hydropower Day. The agencies agree to collaborate on common issues and leverage resources to further the nation’s hydropower generation.
  • International team visits Tennessee for water development initiative

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (June 17, 2019) – An international team from Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam visited the Tennessee and Cumberland River Systems last week at the invitation of the United States in support of water development in the Lower Mekong River Basin.
  • Huntsville Center’s Global Operations Division saves lives with range cleanup mission in Afghanistan

    The Ordnance and Explosives Directorate’s Global Operations Division at Huntsville Center has wrapped up work on a five-year, $310 million multi-range cleanup project in Afghanistan.
  • Dept. of Energy experts visit Huntsville Center to lead ESPC training

    Instructors from the Department of Energy visited the U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville, in late March to lead training for key project managers and engineers assigned to the Engineering Directorate here on the topic of Energy Savings Performance Contracting.
  • Second annual ESPC workshop dialogue focuses on communication

    More than 70 government and industry representatives shared information, experiences, and lessons learned during the U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville’s second annual Energy Savings Performance Contracting Measurement and Verification Workshop July 31-Aug.1 at the Bevill Center on the University of Alabama Huntsville campus.
  • Officials dedicate Oak Ridge Construction Support Building

    OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (Nov. 20, 2017) – Distinguished officials dedicated the Construction Support Building today at the U.S. Department of Energy Y-12 National Security Complex, the first structure completed in support of the Uranium Processing Facility project.
  • Hydropower experts generate information exchange in Music City

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 21, 2017) – More than 100 hydropower experts from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Tennessee Valley Authority, Southeastern Power Administration, and private power supply companies benefited from an exchange of information during the 40th Annual Joint Hydropower Conference April 19-20 at the Inn at Opryland.