Tennessee

SunBlockers: ‘Solar in the Southeast’ Annual Report (Part 5)

Who are the laggards, the “SunBlockers” from this year’s Solar in the Southeast annual report? Spoiler alert: they are all repeat offenders. SACE applies the term “SunBlocker” to any of the large utilities in the Southeast forecast to offer less solar to customers four years from now than the average utility offers today. The 2019 average watts per customer solar ratio across the Southeast was 325 W/C. ...

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B2B Marketing is Broken: aShoGi Launches Debut B2B Product to Help Customers Weather Trade War and Pandemic

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. —aShoGi is pleased to announce the launch of their new B2B platform as a service (PaaS) product devoted to simplifying the traditionally complex mechanics of business-to-business and business-to-government commerce. Venture-based tech start-up aShoGi houses hundreds of technology transfer options for business along with grant and RFP opportunities. The platform combines e-commerce with business directory functions to let businesses find ...

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FreightWaves SONAR 7.0 enhancements announced (with video)

Lane Scorecard, Ocean Shipments Report and Reefer Rates (beta) unveiled FreightWaves CEO Craig Fuller announces the latest updates to FreightWaves SONAR 7.0. The FreightWaves SONAR 7.0 release features several key enhancements; each makes the data and analytics platform even more useful to subscribers. Lane Scorecard The first is the Lane Scorecard app. “What makes Lane Scorecard unique from bulk lane ...

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Request for Proposals The City of Etowah is accepting competitive

Request for Proposals The City of Etowah is accepting competitive proposals for employee health insurance plans for calendar year 2021 until Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at 8:00 a.m. You may request specifications needed for quote by emailing valentine@cityofetowahtn.com or visiting our website, cityofetowahtn.com. Bids can be turned in at Etowah City Hall, 701 TN Avenue, Etowah, TN. The city reserves the right to ...

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REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP) ADVERTISEMENT

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP) ADVERTISEMENT The Metropolitan Knoxville Airport Authority (MKAA) is soliciting proposals from a qualified Human Resource Consulting and Search Services Company to become the Airport Authority’s ongoing Human Resources consultant for recruitment, selection and general HR consulting. To obtain a copy of the RFP, visit our website at www.flyknoxville.com or contact Alan Jones, MKAA, P.O. Box 15600, Knoxville, TN ...

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Okaloosa plans to issue RFP to banks willing to loan $20 million to replace emergency communications equipment

CRESTVIEW —Okaloosa County officials plan to issue a request for proposals to banks that will compete for the right to loan the county a projected $20 million for the replacement of inadequate emergency services communications equipment. That plan received the County Commission’s unanimous approval Tuesday. County officials intend to pay off the loan with local option half-cent sales tax revenue. ...

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SACE Hosts Virtual Energy Town Hall as part of Memphis Has the Power Campaign

The Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE) hosted a Virtual Energy Town Hall, as part of our Memphis Has the Power campaign. The event was moderated by Memphis Has the Power organizer and former Memphis City Council candidate Pearl Eva Walker; along with featured panelists including SACE Executive Director Dr. Stephen A. Smith; former Memphis Light, Gas, and Water (MLGW) President and ...

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REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS NOW BEING ACCEPTED FOR TWO BUILDINGS IN KNOXVILLE’S VETERAN’S DISTRICT

Marion County and the City of Knoxville are requesting proposals from real estate development companies interested in acquiring, rehabilitating, owning, and operating two historic buildings on the former VA Hospital site. Per the agreement in acquiring the land that was signed by local leaders in February, buildings 27 and 28 must be on the market for a total of 60 ...

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Local officials provide update for VA Campus project

KNOXVILLE — The City of Knoxville and the Marion County Board of Supervisors are in the infant stages of developing a master plan for the Veterans Administration Campus project. In January, local officials announced the local government’s control of the 160-acre campus. On Tuesday, Knoxville City Council and the board held a joint meeting to discuss the progress that’s been ...

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Proposal now being accepted for buildings in VA District

KNOXVILLE — Marion County and The City of Knoxville are now requesting proposals from real estate development companies interested in acquiring, rehabilitating, owning and operating two historic buildings on the former VA Hospital site. Per the agreement in acquiring the land that was signed by local leaders in February, buildings 27 and 28 must be on the market for a ...

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Request for Proposals now being accepted for two VA buildings

(from the City of Knoxville)Marion County and The City of Knoxville are now requesting proposals from real estate development companies interested in acquiring, rehabilitating, owning, and operating two historic buildings on the former VA Hospital site. Per the agreement in acquiring the land that was signed by local leaders in February, buildings 27 and 28 must be on the market ...

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Study says Memphis could save $120 million by replacing TVA

A new study suggests that TVA’s biggest customer could save at least $120 million a year by generating its own natural gas and solar power and joining a nearby regional transmission organization to replace the electricity supply it has gotten from the Tennessee Valley Authority over the past 81 years. Memphis Light Gas & Water, the city-owned utility that now ...

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Greene moves forward on its own EMS

Greene County is going ahead with building its own emergency medical service (EMS) for the same cost in the fiscal year 2021 budget as the contract with the University of Virginia Health System’s Medic 5, the Greene County Board of Supervisors learned May 12. The UVA health system notified Greene County on April 14 that it’s severing the contract that ...

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