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Energy Department

DOE Pumps $2.3M into Clean Tech Lab-to-Market Effort; David Danielson Comments

The Energy Department has invested $2.3 million in a program to transition clean energy technologies from national laboratories to the marketplace. DOE intends for the Lab-Corps initiative ...
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Oak Ridge Scientists Demo Wireless Vehicle Charging with 85% Efficiency

Scientists at the Energy Department’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have showcased a wireless charging unit that the lab says works at an 85-percent efficiency rate. DOE’s Allison ...
Ernest Moniz

Energy Dept Announces First Data Centers to Join Better Buildings Challenge; Ernest Moniz Comments

Ernest Moniz The Energy Department has announced the first batch of data center owners that join the government’s program to reduce energy consumption by 20 percent over ...
GSA

GSA Issues Review of New LEED Certification System Version; Kevin Kampschroer Comments

The General Services Administration has issued a review of the fourth version of the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design certification system. GSA made the assessment to ...
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NIST Preps Energy Study Under Smart Buildings Program; Amanda Pertzborn Comments

The National Institute of Standards and Technology is turning a laboratory into a mock office building in an effort to study energy consumption patterns and develop artificial intelligence ...
William Tschudi

William Tschudi: LBNL Aims to Help Agency Data Centers Go ‘Green’

William Tschudi William Tschudi, head of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory’s High Tech and Industrial Systems Group, is leading efforts to help federal agencies keep ...
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 ...