1 Member&Profiles Advanced Wind Technology, LLC WBE Advanced Wind Technology is working on developing an advanced wind turbine blade that will significantly improve the capacity factor of wind turbine installations. The project is currently in the concept development phase to perform analytical studies on high-speed computers using CDI s Fluid- Structure Interaction Technique which will result in a design concept; this will be followed by the design of a full scale blade. Subsequent phases of the program will include construction of three or more blades for testing and measuring the blade s performance under test conditions followed by measuring its performance over a year. Advanced Wind Technology, LLC is a small business owned by a woman. AECOM / URS URS is a leading provider of engineering, construction and technical services for public agencies and private sector companies around the world. The Company offers a full range of program management; planning, design and engineering; systems engineering and technical assistance; construction and construction management ; operations and maintenance; management and operations; information technology; and decommissioning and closure services. URS provides services for federal, oil and gas, infrastructure, power and industrial projects and programs. Aeolus Business Groups AES stands for Aeolus Energy Servicing, Incorporated. Aeolus, pronounced [ˈe.olos], was founded in 2012 to provide excellent technical services to the wind industry. AES provides a highly skilled workforce. We currently offer the following services, among others: Quality Inspector, Punchlist / Non Compliance Report Technician, Technical Advisors (TA), Blade Technicians, Generator Alignment crews, Commissioning Services, Project Management, Logistics Coordinators, Safety Coordinators. AES is gearing towards ISO 9001 compliance. This Quality Plan is developed according to the standard in late 1st quarter Alpha Energy, LLC As an independent international renewable energy developer, Alpha Energy delivers full-service alternative energy solutions in the wind and solar energy sectors. Its multi-disciplinary team combines technical and project experience to offer a coordinated approach to renewable energy development. Alpha ensures that a project is developed and operated in an optimized, cost-effective and efficient manner throughout its lifecycle. It can manage the entire development process from initial government approvals through close-out or customize its services as consultants. Alpha Energy provides the emerging U. S. offshore wind energy market with local expertise in a wide range of development services. Navigating the complex requirements of offshore permitting and project due diligence is a daunting task. We support developers from project inception to commissioning with a comprehensive global perspective and local experience. Alpha Energy is a minority owned business. Amerigo Offshore, LLC Amerigo Offshore, LLC is dedicated to reducing our nation s dependence on fossil fuels by creating and applying costeffective offshore renewable energy solutions. Amerigo brings green energy forward with like-minded partners by developing innovative renewable energy technologies for the offshore environment and coupling them with sound economic systems and effective management. Anne Arundel Community College Established in 1961, Anne Arundel Community College (AACC) is a fully accredited, nationally-recognized, public, two-year institution. AACC is the largest single-campus community college in Maryland, serving 50,000 students annually in credit and noncredit courses. AACC offers credit programs leading to an associate degree, certificate or a letter of recognition. Students may prepare for transfer to a four year institution or move into an immediate career. The college also offers extensive lifelong learning opportunities and noncredit continuing professional education courses to those seeking career training or retraining, working to boost basic skills or pursuing new areas of interest. AACC offers more than 140 continuing education certificates and over 30 workforce credentials.
2 Apex Companies, LLC Apex Companies, LLC (Apex) is headquartered in Rockville, MD and provides comprehensive environmental, engineering, infrastructure design, logistics, consulting, and science for ports and harbors and offshore projects for the offshore wind energy industry. Apex also specializes in hydrographic, geophysical survey, and sampling services from our offices along the East Coast. Arcadia Windpower Arcadia Windpower s team has over 25 years cumulative experience in the wind industry, including origination and development of the 135 MW Judith Gap wind farm (onshore Montana, constructed 2005). Prior to becoming independent again in 2012, the Arcadia team formed Bluewater Wind, originating and leading their projects for more than 10 years. The Arcadia team has completed multiple capital raises totaling tens of millions of dollars. Arcadia is self-funding its current offshore wind project development efforts and a wide range of market creation and development activities. ARCON Welding Equipment, LLC WBE Gunnar Ennerfelt pioneered the power toroidal transformer in the early seventies. He moved to the United States from Sweden in 1982 and started Toroid Corporation, manufacturing the first commercially viable toroidal transformers in the United States. Toroid is today the leading toroidal transformer company in the US and employs 60+ persons in a 20,000 square ft. plant, with subsidiaries in Costa Rica, Brazil and the Czech Republic. Toroid manufactures all magnetic components for The Workhorse, ARCON Welding LLC s first product. ARCON WELDING LLC was founded in 1999 with the mission to develop the most rugged and reliable portable welding machines in the industry. ARCON Welding offers a series of Workhorse portable arc welders optimized to be the most rugged and reliable STICK Welders, TIG Welders, MIG welders, and Stud welders on the market. Atlantic Lift Truck, Inc Atlantic Lift Truck, Inc. is the authorized dealer for CAT Lift Trucks, MITSUBISHI Forklift Trucks, ROYAL, WIGGINS and celebrates 50 years of history this year serving customers in the mid-atlantic region covering Maryland, Delaware, D.C. Northern Virginia and West Virginia. Atlantic Wind Connection The Atlantic Wind Connection backbone transmission project is led by well-established independent transmission company Trans-Elect, with Atlantic Grid Development as the project developer and Google, Bregal Energy, Marubeni Corporation and Elia as sponsors. Markian Melnyk became aware of the need for an offshore transmission backbone while writing Offshore Power in He recognized that transmission was a key piece in building a robust offshore wind industry in the U.S. Yet the transmission grid that currently serves the east coast is already congested, and siting new transmission lines on land would face significant hurdles. An offshore backbone would not only be easier to site, but would bring multiple benefits, including lowering the cost of offshore wind projects. Baltimore Development Corporation The City of Baltimore Development Corporation (BDC) is a 501 (c)(3) corporation contracted with the City of Baltimore to provide economic development services. With a mission to retain and expand existing employers and attract new ones, we work collaboratively within City government and with private partners to deliver services that will help your business grow. Our economic development and service expertise is applied to a broad range of activities. We are a liaison between business owners and City agencies advocating for the interests of Baltimore City employers. We work with business owners to shepherd private development projects through public processes saving time and mitigating expense. We are even developers, facilitating the reuse of publicly owned property for new and expanding businesses. Our job is to insure that Baltimore is meeting the needs of its business community, to the greatest extent possible, every day. BITHENERGY Bithenergy offers intelligent strategies and full implementation services for development of renewable energy systems, managing energy consumption, and smart grid infrastructure build-out. A certified Minority Business Enterprise () and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE), Bithenergy solves complex energy challenges with innovation and bold vision. BMT BMT Designers & Planners (BMT) is a member of the BMT group of Companies, a leading international multi-disciplinary engineering, science, and technology consultancy offering a broad range of services in the defense, energy, environment, shipping, ports, and logistics sectors. The combined BMT staff of more than 1,300 professionals operates from a network of more than 20 independently-run, international subsidiary companies, located in the European Union, North America, South America, Singapore, Hong Kong and Australia.
3 BVG Associates, Inc. BVG Associates is an independent consultancy with a global outlook, specialising in the technology, economics, market and supply chain of wind and marine energy generation systems. We add value by de-risking major decisions and increasing the return our clients see from the time and money that they are investing in wind and marine energy. BVG sees the opportunity to help develop the industry in the US, using the valuable lessons learnt in Europe, to establish a cost-effective and sustainable wind energy solution to meet the growing demand for power. BWI Sparrows Point, LLC Sparrows Point Shipyard Industrial Complex (SPSIC) is conveniently located just off of interstate 695 in the Baltimore outer harbor on the eastern side of the Key Bridge on the Patapsco River. The facility is serviced by a local rail line, the Patapsco Back River Railroad, with connections to both CSX and Norfolk-Southern. Buildings are available in a variety of sizes, ranging from 10,000 s.f. to 100,000 s.f. Both long- and shortterm leases are available for a variety of marine and industrial uses. Piers are available for layberthing, loading/unloading of cargo and goods, repair work and other uses. Land for lay-down, long and short-term cargo storage and other activities are available at various locations within the SPSIC, dependent upon the acreage required and other needs. CIANBRO Corporation Cianbro self-performs Civil, Structural, Mechanical, Electrical, Instrumentation, Fabrication, and Coating, in twelve different markets, throughout the United States. Performing services under various contractual methods and in several different capacities, Cianbro has experience in Construction Management, Design-Build, and Engineer Procure Construct (EPC), in addition to Conventional Design-Bid-Build. Cianbro continues to be selected as a Prime/General Contractor and Joint Venture/Partner, but has also served as a Construction Manager, Subcontractor, Fabrication Supplier, and Consultant for construction services. Cianbro is working with the Advanced Structures and Composites Center at the University of Maine to develop the first grid-connected floating offshore wind turbine. The turbine, named VolturnUS 1:8, will be the first offshore wind turbine to be deployed off the coast of the United States/Maine and the first concrete-composite floating wind turbine in the world. City of Baltimore Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions The group offers an innovative range of technologies and services to solve challenging problems in harsh environments across commercial defense and security markets, from deep space to the depths of the ocean specializing in meeting the growing demand for data connectivity and bandwidth. Market leading positions in: wireless, audio, video and data communications, including satellite communications, defense electronics air to air refueling, aviation services, life support and mission equipment. CohnReznick, LLP As the 10th largest accounting, tax, and advisory firm in the United States, CohnReznick helps our renewable energy clients effectively navigate multifaceted business and financial issues. Recognized as a leader in the renewable energy industry, CohnReznick was one of the first national CPA firms to establish a dedicated renewable energy practice with an integrated team of highly experienced professionals. Our mission is to help our clients grow and succeed by providing accounting, tax, transactional, and technical advice that spans the entire renewable energy industry. Community College of Baltimore County The Community College of Baltimore County (CCBC) is ranked among the number one providers of undergraduate education, workforce development, technology training, and lifelong learning/life enrichment in the Baltimore Metropolitan area. Rooted in the community since 1957, CCBC offers a unique approach to learning that empowers people to transform their lives. Nationally recognized as a leader in innovative learning strategies, CCBC educates nearly 65,000 people each year, including more than half of all Baltimore County residents attending undergraduate college. Our division of Continuing Education and Economic Development is the preferred training partner for Maryland businesses, serving more than 100 employers annually with customized employee development training. Cook Maritime Finance Cook Maritime Finance provides advice to U.S. citizen and noncitizen clients on the legal issues associated with their U.S. maritime operations. Mr. Cook is a recognized expert on the Maritime Administration (MARAD) Title XI financing guarantee and Capital Construction Fund (CCF) tax deferral programs, and on MARAD and U.S. Coast Guard citizenship rules under Title 46 of the United States Code. He brings over 40 years of senior government and major law firm project experience to his current client engagements.
4 Corman Marine Construction Corman Marine Construction, together with Corman Construction, now constitutes one of Mid-Atlantic s largest heavy construction contractors. Corman Marine s fleet includes floating derricks, crawler cranes, dredging equipment, numerous deck and sectional barges, tugboats, as well as all necessary support equipment. Corman Marine Construction specializes in heavy marine construction including piers, bulkheads, marine structures, pile driving, foundations, shoreline protection, dredging, erosion control and the construction of other related structures for oil companies, private developers, land and marine, upland park work, industrial terminals including unloading facilities, petro/chemical, emergency services, marina construction and more. Dr. J & Associates EEW Group The EEW group is an association of SAW pipe mills and trading/representation companies. The traditional EEW strength is the production of SAW steel pipes. The yearly capacity of all pipe mills in the group exceeds 400,000 tons combined with more than 70 years experience in manufacturing of steel products. Fishermen's Energy Fishermen's Energy is a developer of offshore wind-energy facilities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic. Fishermen's Energy is sponsored and financed by the principals of leading companies in the East Coast commercial fishing industry. In 2009, Fishermen's Energy was awarded one of the first five exploratory wind offshore leases issued by the federal government. Fishermen's Energy is actively planning the construction of their wind farms off New Jersey, including the installation of alternative meteorological assessment equipment to assess and monitor wind, wave, and environmental data. Fishermen s has successfully launched two monitoring buoys, as well as deployed a horizontal scanning LIDAR unit. Fishermen s Energy has completed all geotechnical investigations, received all of the NJ state and Federal permits required for construction for a demonstration scale (25MW) wind farm in state waters off of Atlantic City. This project may be the first grid connected and commissioned offshore windfarm in the US, making Atlantic City the birthplace of offshore wind in the Americas. GEOmatx Surveying and Mapping GEOmatx, LLC, provides surveying and mapping services throughout Baltimore, Maryland and the mid-atlantic region. Through the use of proven and cutting-edge measurement and mapping systems, we are committed to providing accurate and reliable surveying services. Project deliverables are prepared using CAD and GIS-compatible systems in accordance with your project's particular technical and software requirements. We will work closely with you to plan and perform each survey assignment in a manner consistent with your project's budget and schedule. GEOmatx offers clients a full range of surveying services. Our depth of knowledge, our commitment to service and the innovative solutions we develop in response to project challenges distinguishes us from other companies. Your satisfaction is vital to our continued success more than 90 percent of our work comes from repeat clients. We take pride in each and every assignment. Greater Salisbury Committee, Inc Since 1967, a not-for-profit civic improvement association of business CEOs from Wicomico, Worcester, Somerset and Dorchester counties in MD s Lower Eastern Shore, Sussex County in Delaware, and Accomac and Northampton counties on Virginia s Eastern Shore dedicated to creating a better place to live and work. GSC currently represents more than 110 CEOs and senior executives. Green Sail Energy, LLC Green Sail Energy, LLC / Arcadia Windpower s team has over 25 years cumulative experience in the wind industry, including origination and development of the 135 MW Judith Gap wind farm (onshore Montana, constructed 2005). Prior to becoming independent again in 2012, the Arcadia team formed Bluewater Wind, originating and leading their projects for more than 10 years. The Arcadia team has completed multiple capital raises totaling tens of millions of dollars. Arcadia is self-funding its current offshore wind project development efforts and a wide range of market creation and development activities. Greenworks Partners, LLC Along the US coastline lies an energy resource with the power to create unparalleled job growth and economic transformation offshore wind. We are dedicated to building a business network that will usher our nation into the offshore wind energy market. We empower our member businesses with the education, tools, and connections necessary to participate in the creation of a booming new industry. Harbor East, LLC
5 HR Wallingford HR Wallingford is a non-profit applied research consulting firm located in the UK that provides global services related to meteorology, the ocean and their interfaces with land and manmade structures. Humanim Humanim was founded in 1971 as a not-for-profit organization serving individuals with disabilities. Our growth through the years has allowed us to connect with individuals of all ages through many areas of human services and workforce development throughout Maryland. Our goal is to close the wealth gap for individuals with barriers to employment through the provision of workforce development services, business development and social entrepreneurship. For all Humanim clients, regardless of their barriers, employment is the primary means to escaping poverty and improving quality of life. Humanim now runs four businesses in a variety of sectors, partnering with industry leaders. Humanim s Social Enterprise Division focuses on creating businesses that provide more than a job they give the employee a career ladder -- and simultaneously solves societal and environmental problems with market-based solutions. Innovative Services and Solutions, LLC WBE Innovative Services and Solutions, LLC is a minority, womanowned small business providing Information Technology, Engineering, and Professional services to government and industry. We provide innovative, customized, economically feasible solutions for our customers most challenging problems. IP Subsea IP Subsea is engaged in the promotion, development, operation and maintenance of equipment used in offshore undersea cable burial, mining, survey and dredging. We apply proven subsea technology to new and innovative applications driving down costs and creating new markets. John S. Connor, Inc. John S. Connor, Inc. (JSC) was founded in 1917 as a Customs Broker / Freight Forwarder. Throughout its history, the company philosophy has emphasized the importance of personal customer service with innovation and integrity. Today the company continues as a privately owned entity and operates with the same basic philosophy that has proven successful for nearly 100 years. Its service offerings have expanded to encompass a total logistics offering to meet the needs of its clients. Our company handles sea freight and air freight, domestic transportation and project freight. It also offers steamship agency services which specialize in bulk commodities at the ports of Baltimore, Philadelphia, New York and Norfolk. The firm has been an IATA Air Cargo Agent since 1972 and is also a licensed/bonded NVOCC. Johns Hopkins University K2 Management K2 Management is an international leading provider of project development and management consultancy services to the wind industry - on and offshore. K2 Management supports its clients in their efforts to develop wind projects that achieve the best possible return on investment. Our global service offerings focused within wind project planning and management make us a unique wind project consultancy covering the entire value chain; from the earliest phases of planning and development, to the actual construction and maintenance of wind projects. We are a global team of highly experienced experts with practical knowledge from wind projects all over the world. We are dedicated to supporting our clients' efforts to achieve their wind project milestones, within targeted cost, schedule, and quality parameters, so the resulting wind farms operate as expected. Keystone Engineering Inc. Keystone Engineering offers civil/structural, mechanical, process, electrical, instrumentation and controls programming/integration engineering services to a largely industrial clientele. Kuzma Technical Enterprises, LLC WBE Kuzma Technical Enterprises, LLC (KT) is a Technical Communications firm dedicated to helping organizations effectively transfer knowledge through the design, development, and implementation of technical documents and elearning solutions. KT is a privately held, self-certified Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB) with USDoT DBE and MDoT /DBE certification. KT combines diverse technical skillsets with experience in technical writing, Instructional Systems Design (ISD), videography, graphic design, 3D animation, elearning implementation, and the ability to translate the complex concepts presented by industry specific Subject Matter Experts (SMEs). Lincoln Electric Company We are the world leader in the design, development and manufacture of arc welding products, robotic arc-welding systems, plasma and oxyfuel cutting equipment and have a leading global position in the brazing and soldering alloys market. We are a global manufacturer and the market leader of the highest quality welding, cutting and joining products. Our enduring passion for the development and application of our technologies allows us to create complete solutions that make our customers more productive and successful. We distinguish ourselves through an unwavering commitment to our employees and a relentless drive to maximize shareholder value.
6 M&T Bank Established in 1856 as Manufacturers and Traders Bank, today we re the M&T Bank Corporation, one of the 20 largest US headquartered commercial bank holding companies, with current assets of $83.2 billion (as of June 30, 2013) and over 725 branches, free account access at over 1,500 M&T Bank ATMs and more than 15,000 employees throughout New York, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Washington, D.C., Virginia, West Virginia, New Jersey, Florida, Delaware and Toronto, Canada. Maritime Applied Physics Corporation (MAPC) Maritime Applied Physics Corporation (MAPC) is a 60 person engineering, manufacturing, and services firm with industrial facilities on the waterfront in Baltimore, Maryland, USA. They are naval architects, ocean engineers, marine engineers, mechanical engineers, electrical engineers, computer programmers, welders, fabricators, mechanics, and electronics technicians. They are proud of their successful 27 year history of designing, manufacturing, and servicing marine systems. MAPC designs and builds personnel, equipment, and vessel transfer systems for use at sea. Their personnel are experienced operators in the offshore environment with an exceptional safety record over 25 years. Recent work includes motion compensated personnel transfer ramps and the design of a highly automated vessel launch and recovery system for the U.S. Navy. Both of these projects involved all mechanical, electrical, hydraulic and control aspects of at-sea transfer systems. Maryland Department of Transportation The Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) is a government agency in the state of Maryland. MDOT oversees the following organizations: Maryland Transportation Authority Maryland Transit Administration Maryland Port Administration State Highway Administration Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration Maryland Aviation Administration Maryland Dept of Business & Economic Development (DBED) Maryland's one-stop economic development shop strives to attract new businesses, stimulate private investment, encourage the expansion and retention of existing companies and provide Maryland business with workforce training and financial assistance. The Department markets local products and services at home and abroad. The Agency has 12 boards and commissions. The Division of Administration and Technology provides systems development, data processing and tech support, services and standards to the Department. Maryland Energy Administration The mission of the Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) is to promote affordable, reliable, clean energy. MEA s programs and policies help lower energy bills, fuel the creation of green collar jobs, address environmental and climate impacts, and promote energy independence. MEA advises the Governor on directions, policies and changes in the various segments of the energy market. As demand/supply competition, technological innovations, and policy changes by the federal government cause major changes in market sensitive energy sectors (e.g., petroleum markets, gas deregulation, and emerging competition in the electric utilities sector), State government must be in position to respond to new opportunities, as well as adjust to any potential dangers. Maryland Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) The Maryland Manufacturing Extension Partnership) is an independent 501(c)(3) non-profit dedicated to improving the competitiveness of Maryland manufacturers, and is part of the nationwide network of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) MEP centers Besides NIST, the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED) is also a major supporter and partner. The Maryland MEP center brings a new approach to benefit and advance manufacturing in the State of Maryland. At our core, the Maryland MEP staff embraces an entrepreneurial and partnership engagement approach. Through the Maryland MEP s past work with NIST and MEP Center partners across the U.S., we proactively engaged partners that could help us deliver various parts of our programs in Lean, GSN, E3 and Innovation Engineering. We recognize that our organization can only be successful by multiplying our efforts through building vested partnerships with manufacturing stakeholders throughout the state of Maryland. Maryland Port Administration (MPA) Both maritime commerce and the ecology of the Chesapeake Bay are vitally important to Maryland. Each year, more than 2,000 cargo vessels and cruise ships call on the Port of Baltimore, moving approximately 40 million tons of cargo and generating $1.4 billion in revenue. As they travel, these ships pass through the Chesapeake Bay -- Maryland's natural treasure and the nation's largest estuary. As a result, the Maryland Port Administration has dual responsibilities. One is to ensure that vessels traveling to and from Baltimore have safe and navigable channels. The second is to support regional goals for clean water and healthy wildlife habitat in the Chesapeake Bay.
7 Maryland Small Business Development Center The Maryland Small Business Development Center Network develops programs, provides management, oversight, and technical assistance and training services to Maryland small businesses in the furtherance of economic development goals and objectives of the United States Small Business Administration, the State of Maryland, and the local governments serviced by our SBDC regions. The Network, a partnership between the U.S. Small Business Administration and the University of Maryland College Park, links private enterprise, government, higher education and local economic development organizations to provide management, training and technical assistance to Maryland s small businesses. McLean Contracting Company Founded in 1903, McLean Contracting Company (McLean) is now one of the leading Heavy Civil and Marine Contractors in the Mid-Atlantic Region. McLean is structured as a 100% Employee Owned S Corporation. McLean s headquarters is located in Glen Burnie, MD, and presently operates in 5 states with over 300 employees. McLean has regional offices and construction yards in Baltimore, MD, and Chesapeake, VA. These impressive yards encompass a total of 40 acres with 2,000 feet of deep water bulkhead that supply access to both the Chesapeake Bay and the Intracoastal Waterway System. Both yards are equipped with mechanic shops as well as machine shop and steel fabrication facilities. McLean has the unique ability to self-perform a wide variety of work on both marine and land-based bridge projects, segmental and movable bridge projects, and all facets of marine construction including all types of pier and bulkhead construction, dredging, heavy lift, marine demolition and salvage projects. McLean has continuously demonstrated steady adaptation, innovation, and growth, with a strong tradition of integrity, efficiency, preparedness, and excellent Owner/Contractor relations. McLean is best known for its self-performing capabilities and innovative, hands-on construction techniques. An integral part of every McLean project is our commitment to the safety of every worker on the project and travelling public, along with the environment, and equal employment opportunities. McNeilan & Associates McNeilan & Associates is a woman-owned, small-business that provides engineering and outreach for the siting, design, construction, and performance of: 1) coastal and near-shore infrastructure and industry, 2) offshore renewable energy, and 3) flood inundation & flood defense improvements. We focus on: 1) definition of site and subsurface conditions and variability, 2) civil and ground engineering, 3) ground and project risk management, and 4) project advocacy. Our professional goal is helping clients convert their challenges to opportunities. Metropolitan Regional Council of Carpenters (MRC) The MRC of Philadelphia is a nonprofit, organized labor group that is affiliated with the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America. Included within the MRC membership are specialty Wharf and Dock Builder, Pile Driver, and Diver Local Unions that operate throughout the MD area providing heavy foundation, marine construction, and commercial diving services with such signatory contrractors as Walker Diving, Dryden Diving, Atlantic Subsea, Commerce Marine Construction, Weeks Marine, Caldwell, Durocher Marine, WF Magann, Goettel, Rhoads Industries, etc. Morgan State University Morgan State University is Maryland s premier urban institution for education and research. The school of engineering produced individuals who are working towards degrees in electgrical engineering, industrial engineering, civil engineering and transportation. The degrees awarded are at the B.S., Masters and Doctoral levels. Moss Marine USA, Inc. Moss Marine USA, Inc. is a Baltimore ship & equipment repair contractor with over 20 years experience serving customers from around the globe. Recognized by USCG, ABS, DNV-GL and other regulatory bodies, one call enables access to a single source provider for assistance. Onshore and offshore, Workshop Services & Specialty Products are delivered through a collaboration of experienced and competent companies. With free access to public and private terminals, Moss Marine facilitates and accelerates projects as they pass through the port. Moss Marine makes it easy, convenient and cost-effective to use its expert service. Repairs, Spares or Consultancy together, we offer solutions. Mott MacDonald Mott MacDonald is a global management, engineering and development consultancy adding value for public and private clients on agenda-setting, next-generation projects worldwide. We use our ingenuity to save our customers money and time, reduce risks, increase efficiency, maximise sustainable outcomes and advance best practice.
8 MSI Marine Solutions Marine Solutions, Inc. (MSI) is an engineering and construction firm specializing in marine engineering, underwater inspections, marine construction, and commercial diving. MSI is a womanowned, Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) and is qualified under most state and federal standards as a small business. Headquartered in Lexington, Kentucky, MSI serves people and projects throughout the United States and abroad. Our valued clients include federal, state and municipal agencies, architectural and engineering firms, construction companies, and commercial or industrial entities. MSI offers engineering and design services related to marine, waterfront, underwater and hydraulic applications. These services are anchored by experienced engineers who have been inspecting, repairing and designing waterfront facilities for over a decade. National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) At NREL, we focus on creative answers to today's energy challenges. From breakthroughs in fundamental science to new clean technologies to integrated energy systems that power our lives, NREL researchers are transforming the way the nation and the world use energy. Offshore Design Engineering Ltd ode provides cost effective, technically robust, consulting, engineering, project management and operations support services to the upstream oil & gas and marine renewables industries. We are built upon the talent, experience and creativity of our people who strive to challenge convention and deliver robust solutions for our clients. To achieve this we not only listen to our clients' needs but we take the time to understand their company and their people to enable us to approach every step from their perspective. In 2010 ode won the prestigious Queen's Award for Enterprise. The award, in the International Trade category, is one of a limited number given in recognition of excellence in international exports and celebrates ode's achievement of significant growth in its range of services to the international energy industry over recent years. OGOS Energy, LLC OGOS Energy, LLC is a renewable energy development company whose members bring to the table high-levels of engineering, financial, legal, marketing, and operations expertise, as well as proven management skills. OGOS Energy s mission is to accelerate the development of reliable and costeffective renewable energy generation assets serving Maryland and the larger mid-atlantic region in order to meet demand, contribute to the sustainability of our natural environment, create beneficial regional economic activity, and reward our investors. Pioneer Engineering Solutions PMSS America TÜV SÜD PMSS is a global consulting firm, established in 1994 with an unparalleled record in supporting renewable energy projects. We are the trusted advisor to some of the world s leading renewable energy businesses and institutions. We provide products, services and insights to private, public and independent sector organisations throughout the capital value chain, drawn from two decades of front-line experience. Our consultants are passionate about results, and bring together greater support, flexibility, knowledge and empathy to deliver the most impactful results and help ensure business success for our clients. Prime Manufacturing Technologies, Inc. Prime Manufacturing Technologies specializes in plastic injection molding, metal injection molding, silicone molding and preassembly of components in the following industries: Medical Automotive Electronics Telecommunications Agriculture Construction Prime Manufacturing Technologies also develops and supply RFID tags for various applications including asset tracking, work in process, wet chemical environments, metal containers, etc. Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce The Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce is the primary voice of the Lower Eastern Shore Business Community with over 800 members. It is the online source for information on Salisbury and Wicomico County, Maryland. Salisbury University Salisbury University, a member of the University System of Maryland, is a regionally accredited four-year comprehensive institution offering 57 distinct graduate and undergraduate programs. Located on the historic Eastern Shore, SU's beautiful campus is some 30 miles from the Atlantic beaches and 2.5 hours from Baltimore and Washington, D.C. BEACON, The Business Economic and Community Outreach Network, of the Franklin P. Perdue School of Business at Salisbury University, offers business, economic, workforce, and community development consulting and assistance services to a variety of organizations, including businesses, government agencies, and non-profit community-based organizations. BEACON has a dual mission of providing Perdue School students with a wide variety of experiential learning opportunities and providing our region's public and private sector decision makers with the business and economic development data, information, skills and know-how they need through targeted outreach programs, applied research, trend and scenario analyses, demand forecasting, strategic planning, feasibility studies, and modeling for resource allocation, process improvement, and economic impact studies.
9 Sandia National Laboratories For more than 60 years, Sandia has delivered essential science and technology to resolve the nation's most challenging security issues. Sandia National Laboratories is operated and managed by Sandia Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Lockheed Martin Corporation. Sandia Corporation operates Sandia National Laboratories as a contractor for the U.S. Department of Energy s National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) and supports numerous federal, state, and local government agencies, companies, and organizations. As a Federally Funded Research and Development Center (FFRDC), Sandia may perform work for industry responding to certain types of federal government solicitations. The solicitation must allow FFRDC participation and meet the requirements of Sandia's management and operating contract with DOE/NNSA. Saul Ewing, LLP Saul Ewing L.L.P. is a law firm having 240 attorneys in 11 East Coast locations. It has experience and capabilities in energy, utility and environmental applications, including attorneys experienced in regulatory proceedings, environmental permitting, contractin (partnering, construction, O&M and financing), real estate and tax. Its attorneys have been involved in the development of numerous energy projects. Seatower Seatower delivers innovative foundations for offshore wind. Our foundations are designed to be installed by buoyancy and lowcost towing vessels, eliminating the need for expensive and weather sensitive installation vessels. The foundations are optimized for the entire logistics of offshore wind construction from efficient production to easy decommissioning. Semmes, Bowen & Semmes Semmes is one of the oldest and largest full-service law firms in the State of Maryland. Semmes' Attorneys provide comprehensive legal representation in an extensive range of litigation, maritime, labor and employment, and corporate and business practice areas, including estate planning, real estate and lobbying and government relations, and Semmes is the largest private workers' compensation & employers' liability defense practice in the Mid-Atlantic region. Shipyard Engineering, LLC We know the ins and outs of shipyards because of our experience. We have worked on graving docks, marine railways, shiplifts, floating dry docks, piers, wharfs, and various other shipyard related infrastructure. Our projects range from inspection and certification, t repair, major rehabilitation, and new design. We understand aging infrastructure, the importance of identifying and maintaining critical structures and systems, and the importance of keeping your operations up and running. Our shipyard experience allows us to offer you costeffective engineering solutions, delivered on time and on budget. StoryFarm A team of storytellers creating online videos and broadcast television commercials that help brands communicate more effectively with their audiences. Strum Contracting Company Strum Contracting, Inc. is a custom welding and light fabrication construction firm serving the Mid-Atlantic region for over 25 years. As a certified Minority and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (/DBE), the firm specializes in both complex and simple infrastructure improvements such as support of excavation, bridge remediation such as retrofits, beam-end repairs, structural repairs, certified welding of steel pipes, water, sewer, and steam lines. Strum Contracting strives to provide customers with excellent customer service and timely production. All of our welders are American Welding Society (AWS) D1.5 certified and American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) certified. The Watchmen With over thirty years of experience, the Watchmen work with their customers as part of a total security solution or as a single service. The Watchmen have provided construction security for large scale development projects in some of Baltimore s most challenging neighborhoods without incident. As a bonded and certified Minority Business Enterprise, The Watchmen principals and staff are native Baltimoreans and have extensive knowledge of the region. The maritime practice at Semmes is nearly one hundred years old and offers the most diverse range of maritime legal services in the Mid-Atlantic region. Semmes' maritime attorneys handle all types of maritime litigation and transactional matters for a wide variety of local, national, and international clients, including marine lenders, marine insurers and underwriters (hull, cargo and P&I), shipowners, charterers, pilots, marinas, tug companies, stevedores, terminal operators, shipbuilders and repairers, trucking companies, ship suppliers, importers and exporters, and other entities involved in maritime commerce and transportation. Clients are served out of the Firm's Baltimore, Maryland, and Washington, D.C. offices.
10 Toroid Corporation of Maryland Engineers in a broad range of industries have discovered the performance advantages of our toroidal power transformers. Our transformers are used in medical electronics, test and measurement systems, industrial control panels, data communications, motor controls, light fixtures, audio systems, robotics, UPS, and avionics. If conventional laminated power transformers aren't performing to your standards, consider our toroidal transformers. With their very low magnetic strayfield emission levels, quiet operation, low weight, small size, high efficiency, and easy assembly, our toroidal power transformers will deliver the superior performance capabilities you require. We offer the industry's largest selection of standard design toroidal power transformers for medical and commercial applications. But if these don't exactly fit your needs, then our engineers will design a custom transformer best suited to your requirements. U.S. Wind US Wind is a renewable energy company committed to building the largest offshore wind farm in the US. This Baltimore-based company will invest $2.5 billion over the next 4 years to create a 500MW wind farm, providing renewable power to 300,000 homes and helping to launch a new industry in Maryland for offshore wind. In August of 2014, US Wind won the rights from the US Federal Government to develop a wind farm in an 80,000 acre wind energy area approximately 15 miles off the coast of Ocean City, MD. The wind farm will consist of as many as125 wind turbines and is slated for operation and power delivery in the Fall of US Wind has significant international experience in renewable energy development. US Wind is led by Riccardo Toto and controlled by Renexia, an Italian company specializing in renewable energy. Visionergy, USA Visionergy USA is a Maryland LLC that develops businesses, careers and power in renewables. It is an MDOT certified in educational support, energy consulting, marketing, market survey, business management and document preparation services. Visionergy USA s CEO, Terry Gooldsby, worked diligently on supporting the 2013 Offshore Wind Act. Terry served on the governor s Clean Energy Program Task Force in 2013/2014 recommending millions of dollars to support Maryland s four HBCUs to develop terminal degrees in clean energy generation. Wicomico County Dept of Public Works The Wicomico County Department of Public Works is committed to enhancing the quality of life of our citizens by striving to plan, construct, and maintain the county's public works infrastructure. Wor-Wic Community College Founded in 1975, Wor-Wic is an accredited two-year college that serves the Lower Shore counties of Worcester, Wicomico and Somerset. The college enrolls more than 11,000 students annually in more than 60 credit programs and many non-credit courses. Wor-Wic s occupational programs are designed to prepare students for immediate entry into the workforce. Worcester County, Dept. of Economic Development Worcester County offers a dynamic growth marketplace, with multiple opportunities in retail, professional and health services. Our county offers a superb family-friendly lifestyle, outstanding school system and friendly towns, which when coupled with our low tax rate, enterprise zones and ready access to major metropolitan markets, including Washington, D.C., Baltimore and Philadelphia, means we are serious about attracting and retaining your business. University of Maryland, College Park The University of Maryland s A. James Clark School of Engineering is a premier program, ranked among the top 20 in the world. Located just a few miles from Washington, D.C., the Clark School is the center of a constellation of high-tech companies and federal laboratories, offering students and faculty access to unique professional opportunities. Ventower Industries Ventower Industries is a full service manufacturer of wind turbine towers. Focused on the OEM, the company specializes in towers for distributed-scale and utility-scale applications. Ventower s experience, logistical assets and sourcing strengths are unparalleled making Ventower industries one of the premier wind tower manufacturers in North America.