Department of Energy, Executive (11 - 14 of 14 items)
Departments of Energy and Commerce Programs To Promote Solar Products in Foreign Markets
ID-82-17: Published: Feb 12, 1982. Publicly Released: Feb 12, 1982.
GAO testified before a Senate committee concerning the effects of the then-proposed fiscal year (FY) 1982 budget reductions upon the ability of the U.S. photovoltaics industry to compete successfully in foreign markets. As a result of the hearings, GAO prepared some additional information on the solar energy export promotion program and activities of the Department of Energy (DOE), which the FY 19...
President's Third Special Message for Fiscal Year 1982
OGC-82-4: Published: Nov 24, 1981. Publicly Released: Nov 24, 1981.
GAO reviewed the President's third special message to Congress for fiscal year 1982. The special message proposed two rescissions of budget authority totaling $88.2 million and 72 deferrals of budget authority totaling $482.9 million.A proposed Department of Defense (DOD) budget rescission is based on a decision to purchase 120 instead of 180 F-16 aircraft in 1982. The conference report on this re...
Knoxville Expo '82: Why Changes Are Needed in Law on Reuse of U.S. Pavilions at International Expositions
PLRD-81-11: Published: Mar 20, 1981. Publicly Released: Mar 23, 1981.
An international exposition on energy, Expo 82, will be hosted by Knoxville, Tennessee. GAO was requested to review the bidding practices associated with the Knoxville International Energy Exposition. Work being done by the Department of Commerce was reviewed, and officials at the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) Urban Development Action Grant office were interviewed. HUD offici...
Civil Agencies Can Improve the Performance of Technical Evaluations
PSAD-81-9: Published: Nov 10, 1980. Publicly Released: Nov 10, 1980.
A review was made of the technical evaluations of 18 noncompetitive contract proposals. The objective of the review was to determine if technical evaluations were adequately performed and reported to the contracting officers for use in negotiating the noncompetitive contract prices.GAO found that, contrary to Federal Procurement Regulations (FPR), technical evaluations were not performed for 7 pro...