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Iraq Equipment Assessment for Nuclear Smuggling Detection and Deterrence (NSDD)

MELE won a Request to provide support to the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) whom work to sustain deployed radiation detection equipment for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Nuclear Smuggling Detection and Deterrence (NSDD) Program. The task requested is to provide support needed to conduct equipment assessment for equipment deployed in Iraq for the Nuclear Smuggling Detection and Deterrence  (NSDD).    ...

Awarded to Provide UPS Installation and ISP Wireless Router Replacement

MELE Associates was awarded a contract by Barton Malow to Install Uninterruptable Power Supply (UPS) on their construction site and Integrated Power Services (IPS) Wireless Router Replacement. Barton Malow Company provides construction services throughout North America. Its construction services include architecture/planning, interior design, preconstruction, facility audits, facility services, equipment installation, technology consulting, interiors trades, concrete trades, and building information modeling. The company also provides building information modeling services; construction management, design-build, program management, general contracting, technology, and equipment installation services; preconstruction services, such as architectural, planning and scheduling, and conceptual and hard dollar estimating; and concrete and interior services. It serves new construction, renovation, and expansion projects in various markets, such as energy, federal and government, K-12 education, healthcare, higher education, industrial, special projects, and sports and special events. ...

MELE awarded the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program for the DNDO

Smartphone / Smart Device Toolkit for Virtual and Actual Radiation Detection, Identification, and Localization, Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DNDO), Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR), Phase I & II MELE provides nuclear SMEs who are supporting the development of a set of tools called RN SUITE Toolkit that will have the ability for trainers and trainees to use smartphones or smart devices for live training exercises without the need for radioactive materials and its transport. MELE provides SME support to develop a better optimized Graphical User Interface (GUI), which is a key objective for this program. Development of this new technology will result in a tool that will be used by trainers to further expand training capabilities. Prime Contractor: Spectral Labs Inc. Contract #: HSHQDN-17-C-00006 Period of Performance: 12/01/2017 -...

MELE Awarded TEVOC Defensive Driver Instructor Task Order

MELE was awarded task 65 to provide new agents & analyst training unit TEVOC Drive Instructors to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Solution for Administrative and Program Services sector.  The Tactical and Emergency Vehicle Operations Center (TEVOC) hosts training sessions for a wide variety of FBI (and non-FBI) entities. Throughout the fiscal year TEVOC trains New Agent Trainees and in the new fiscal year will begin the newly implemented Basic Field Training Course (BFTC).  ...

EPSA Task Order Award

MELE Associates was recently awarded a Task Order to provide Technical and Program management Support to the Office of Energy Policy and Systems Analysis. MELE is also pleased to announce the DOE-EPSA Administrative and Program Management support for the MOA BPA....

MELE won the NA-80 Recompete for the Office of Couterterrorism and Counterproliferation  Vault activities and Technical support.

NNSA requires technical support for the management and administration of highly technical topics involving all classifications of Restricted Data, protected under strict security and special access controls. These topics include: providing technical guidance on the efficacy of improvised nuclear designs and their impacts and implications to national and international policy, integrating technical proposals into a single office technical program execution plan, and guiding the day-to-day execution of the international and technical programs in response to federal direction.

MELE is providing support to specific NNSA programs at Headquarters and the field (national laboratories and plants). MELE is to provide national-level, compartmented activity support in the following functional areas

1) program management
2) technical management
3) information security and administration
4) administrative support


MELE was awarded the PI-EPSA Recompete for the Technical and Program Management Support fot the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Policy and Systems Analysis.

EPSA serves as the principal advisor to the Secretary of Energy on energy policy and related integration of energy systems. The Office serves as a focal point for policy coordination within the Department on the analysis, formulation, development, and advancement of energy policy and related programmatic options and initiatives that could facilitate the transition to a low-carbon, economically competitive and secure energy economy.  EPSA carries out strategic studies and policy analysis, and maintains and coordinates a supporting set of analytical capabilities internally or accessible from other sources. EPSA carries out assessments of the strength, resiliency and anticipated challenges of national energy systems and identifies and prioritizes ways in which they may be strengthened for U.S. energy and climate security. EPSA supports the Secretariat of the multi-agency Quadrennial Energy Review (QER), led...

MELE awarded task order for the DOE’s Office of Policy and International Affairs

Office of International Affairs

MELE Associates is proud to be awarded a $6 million task order under its Technical, Engineering and Programmatic Services Blanket Purchase Agreement (TEPS BPA) to support the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Policy and International Affairs (PI).

PI is the primary policy advisor to the Secretary, Deputy Secretary, and Under Secretary on domestic and international policy development and implementation. The Office of Policy and International Affairs' role is to deliver unbiased advice to the Department of Energy's leadership on existing and prospective energy-related policies, based on integrated and well-founded data and analysis. The Office of Policy and International Affairs has primary responsibility for the Department of Energy's international energy activities including international emergency management, national security, and international cooperation in science and technology. Further information on the Office of Policy and International Affairs may be found at:

The principal purpose of MELE and its teammate, Energetics, is to provide analysis and technical support for PI’s planning, design, coordination, monitoring, oversight and reporting of a portfolio of activities related to both ongoing and future policies, programs and initiatives. Energetics brings substantial expertise and institutional knowledge to PI as an established performer within the PI office. Together, support policy and program formulation, management, implementation, reporting and evaluation.

For more information, contact Ed Thal at

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