Imperial Valley News
USDA Announces Funding for Smart Grid and 1,000 miles of line on 80th Anniversary of Rural Electrification
Washington, DC - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that USDA is providing more than $100 million in loans to build or improve 1,000 miles of electric transmission and distribution lines for rural electric cooperative utilities in four states.
Moffett Field, California - NASA and the Silicon Valley chapter of the Association of Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) are partnering to cosponsor the 2015 Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Traffic Management Convention: A New Era in Aviation, July 28-30, at NASA’s Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, California.
Sacramento, California - The California Energy Commission today approved more than $16 million in grants to demonstrate water and energy saving technologies that promise to make the water, industrial, and agricultural sectors more efficient.
Washington, DC - Today, President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate the following individuals to key Administration posts:
Washington, DC - The United States is deeply concerned by today’s developments in Burundi. We call on all parties to immediately end the violence, to exercise restraint, and above all to prioritize peace in Burundi. We support East African Community leaders’ call today for peaceful, democratic elections in line with Burundi’s electoral laws and the spirit of the Arusha Agreement.
Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments.