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Ernest Moniz

Energy Dept Opens $4B Loan Program for Renewable Energy Projects; Ernest Moniz Comments

Ernest Moniz The Energy Department has launched a $4 billion loan guarantee solicitation for renewable energy projects in the U.S. in an effort to further the government’s push to ...

House GOP Proposes $34B Energy Budget

(POLITICO)—House Republicans met on Capitol Hill on Monday to propose a $34 billion energy and water budget, pushing to heal the wounds created by about a billion dollars in ...
Dan Tangherlini

Dan Tangherlini: GSA Adopts ‘Green Button’ to Manage Federal Real Estate

Dan Tangherlini The General Services Administration will start implementing an energy-saving technology across the federal government. The agency has partnered with Schneider Electric, ...
Ernest Moniz

Energy Dept. Adds New Partners to ‘Better Buildings Challenge’; Ernest Moniz Comments

The Energy Department has moved to save nearly $100 million in annual energy costs by adding new industry and financial partners to its Better Buildings Challenge. Supporters including ...
Energy Department

DOE to Host Energy Review Public Meeting

The Energy Department will solicit input from stakeholders during an energy review public meeting scheduled to take place Friday. DOE’s office of energy policy and systems analysis ...
wind energy

Siemens Invests $261M in England Wind Turbine Factory; Michael Suess Comments

Siemens is constructing an offshore wind turbine production site in England with more than $261 million in investments, Smartmeters reported Sunday. The company will manufacture 6-megawatt ...
Computer-Engineering

Intel to Host 3 ‘Hackathon’ Events in Support of a White House Initiative

Intel Corp. will host three “hackathon” events as part of efforts to help further the government’s climate data initiative. The company and its local partners plan to ...
DataCenter

House OKs Federal Energy Usage Reduction Bill

The House has passed a bill that will require federal agencies to conserve energy usage for data center operations, FCW reported Thursday. Adam Mazmanian writes legislators voted 375-36 ...
power grid

UK Government Bares $18M in Funding for Smart Grid R&D; David Willetts Comments

The UK government has launched an $18 million funding competition for interested vendors to research and develop local energy grid and storage systems, Business Green reported Monday. James ...
DataCenter

New NSA Data Center to Use Wastewater-Based Coolant

The National Security Agency will be using the treated wastewater of Howard County, Md. to cool systems inside the agency’s new data center at Fort Meade, the Baltimore Sun reported ...