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December 13, 2012

Saturday December 8th – 10am: Mike Tidwell, Executive Director of the Chesapeake Climate Action Network (CCAN), greeted a roomful of concerned citizens at the University of Baltimore.  The event they were attending was called Drilling Down: A Conference on Fracking Risks and Action in Maryland.  In the school&rsquo

November 13, 2012

Following suit of a successful opening weekend, the rest of DC Week 2012 proved to be an outstanding gathering of the Metro-area’s brightest minds in the tech industry.

November 5, 2012

November is here and so is Digital Capital Week – Washington’s largest celebration of new and upcoming tech innovators.  Now in its third year, the weeklong series of events is already off to a fantastic start.  Nearly half of the fourteen sessions and parties between Friday and Sunday sold out.

January 27, 2012

On the main campus of the George Washington University, top strategists in Social Media marketing, including those from Facebook, Discovery Communications and MTV gathered for the annual What’s Next D.C. conference.

Staying true to the theme of progress and prosperity, Tod Plotkin, Principal of Green Buzz Agency, hosted the annual What’s Next D.C. conference, providing business types the chance to improve their strategies.

August 19, 2011

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and Tognum America, Inc, were awarded as a group -- a $439.7 Million contract from the U.S. Army.

The team of federal defense contracts will work on the Technology Development (TD) phase of the U.S. Army's Ground Combat Vehicle(GCV) Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV) program. It is expected that the results will produce affordable and effective Infantry Fighting Vehicle within a time-frame of seven years.

July 21, 2015

Bethesda-based TerraForm Power (Nasdaq: TERP) is going to get a large piece of a $2.2 billion solar deal involving SunEdison (NYSE: SUNE) and Vivint Solar (NYSE: VSLR).

Maryland Heights, Miss-based SunEdison is among the world's largest renewable energy companies and is transforming the way it's produced, owned , and distributed far and wide and is about to get much larger with the closing of this deal.

July 16, 2015

Bethesda-based RLJ Lodging Trust (NYSE: RLJ) is finding good hotel deals from Washington,  D.C.  to Washington State. The Lodging trust announced its purchased a property on K street in Washington, D.C. and is about to close on another property in Seattle, Washington.

March 30, 2012

The Peterson Companies announced several new retailers that are coming to the D.C. areas largest private mixed-use development. Over the next several months the $4 billion National Harbor project along the Potomac River will add five new stores. But the allure of National Harbor is enough pull some retailers across the Woodrow Wilson Bridge and open up shop.

October 11, 2011

The defense contractor has set a goal to reduce its operational green house emissions by 25 percent.

McLean-based Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) (NYSE: SAI) is reinforcing its commitment to reduce negative impacts on the environment.

The defense contractor has set a goal to reduce its operational green house emissions by 25 percent by 2020 from its 2010 levels.

Part of the progress towards meeting the goal will be developing employee education programs to teach environmental and energy awarenes.

SAIC headquarters campus is said to be landfill-free and provides alternative transportation methods.

October 5, 2011

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has chosen Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) (NYSE: CSC) to lead a task order for emergency priority telecommunications services.