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DOE Monitors Energy Infrastructure as Hurricane Matthew Reaches Florida

The Energy Department has deployed teams of emergency responders to monitor energy infrastructure as Hurricane Matthew hits Florida. DOE said Thursday the department’s responders are communicating with other responders and the energy sector to support the government’s restoration efforts. DOE works with the Federal Emergency Management Agency, Environmental Protection Agency and the departments of Homeland Security, Transportation, …

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White House Announces Climate Resilience Initiatives of VA, USDA, DOE, HUD

The White House has unveiled new initiatives of the departments of Agriculture, Energy, Veteran Affairs, and Housing and Urban Development that aim to support climate resilience and water and energy efficiency. Christine Harada of the Council on Environmental Quality and Ali Zaidi from the Office of Management and Budget wrote in a blog post published …

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DOE: Manufacturers Saved $3B Through Department’s Better Buildings, Better Plants Program

The Energy Department has found that its Better Buildings, Better Plants program has helped industry participants collectively save more than $3 billion in energy costs since the program’s inception five years ago. DOE said Friday that 12 current program partners have met their energy or water savings goals this year and 30 new partners have joined the program. …

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DOE Vet Bill Valdez Appointed President of Senior Executives Association; Barbara Pabotoy Comments

The Senior Executives Association has named Bill Valdez, a former director at the Energy Department and senior adviser at the Office of Science and Technology Policy, as president of the Washington-based nonprofit that represents many senior-level federal executives. Valdez joined SEA in 2000 and previously served as chair of the board of directors from …

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Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker: National Network for Manufacturing Innovation Rebrands as Manufacturing USA

The National Network for Manufacturing Innovation network of public-private institutes will now be known as Manufacturing USA in an effort to promote awareness in the manufacturing community. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker announced the rebranding of the program at the annual International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago, the Commerce Department said Monday. …

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ARPA-E to Fund 16 Projects Under Energy Storage & Conversion Tech Optimization Program

The Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy plans to award $37 million in funds to 16 projects as part of ARPA-E’s program aiming to optimize energy storage and conversion technologies. ARPA-E’s Integration and Optimization of Novel Ion-Conducting Solids program seeks new ways to process and integrate solid ion conductors into devices to help update transportation …

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