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Setting the stage for unmanned aircraft inspecting power lines, the Federal Aviation Administration gave San Diego Gas & Electric Co. permission to conduct test flights of a small drone in certain rural areas away from houses and in a San Diego utility yard, SDG&E said on July 11.
NASA said earlier this month that it awarded Northrop Grumman Corp. a five-year contract for engineering and maintenance on the space agency’s two Global Hawk high-altitude aircraft, which are hand-me-downs from the U.S. Air Force.
San Diego homeowners seeking help on financing improvements to reduce energy and water usage can access a new loan program called PACE for property assessed clean energy.
San Diego-based Kleinfelder Inc., which provides construction engineering and architectural services, has acquired the privately held Hood Engineering & Technical Services of Edmonton, Alberta.
San Diego based WD-40 Co. reported net sales of $95.65 million for the third quarter ending May 31.
The U.S. Navy said July 9 that it awarded BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair a $15.9 million contract modification to do dry dock work on the Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Decatur.
Peter Beetham has taken the CEO’s job at Cibus, the Mira Mesa-based biotech announced July 8.
Eco Building Products Inc., a Vista maker of treated wood products that protect against fire and mold, said it entered into a letter of intent to establish a joint venture with Steelhead Structures, based in Canada.
Borrego Solar Systems Inc., a San Diego designer, financier and installer of solar systems, said it broke ground on the Seneca Solar Projects, an 8.3 megawatt system in Victorville.
The U.S. Air Force said on July 8 that it awarded a downtown San Diego company a contract for landing gear emergency response engineering services with a ceiling of $7.5 million.
Snapdragon processors power smartphones and tablets.
Property was 93 percent occupied when it was sold.
Move comes after one year of being a public company.
The U.S. Navy announced on July 1 that it awarded a $9.1 million contract modification to San Diego-based Pacific Ship Repair and Fabrication Inc. for work on a destroyer in Everett, Wash.
Pulse Electronics Corp., a San Diego-based maker of electronic components, said it has been notified by the New York Stock Exchange that it is not in compliance with the exchange’s minimum listing requirements covering market capitalization.