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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 will host the first quadrennial public meeting at the U.S. Capital Visitor’s Center, Congressional Auditorium in Washington, DOE said Tuesday. Attendants were asked …

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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 on Wednesday approving a measure introduced by Rep. Anna Eshoo (D-Calif.) and sponsored by Rep. David McKinley (R-W.Va.). The Office of Management …

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Steven VanRoekel: Gov’t Recruits Private Sector Talent for White House Innovation Program

The White House has invited technologists to work on crowdsourcing, veteran digital services and open data projects through an innovation fellows program, Nextgov reported Thursday. Joseph Marks writes the Office of Science and Technology Policy issued a notice Thursday seeking a third batch of non-government professionals for the six-month Presidential …

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Thom Mason: DOE and Battelle to Meet Regarding Extension of Oak Ridge National Lab Work

Government officials have hinted that the Energy Department and a University of Tennessee and Battelle Memorial Institute non-profit collaboration plan to negotiate a contract extension for management of the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge Today reported Sunday. John Huotari writes Tennessee Rep. Chuck Fleischmann said the DOE was requested …

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DOE, NSF Explore Software-Based Networking in Research

The Energy Department and National Science Foundation have invested in research projects that aim to develop software-defined networking tools to address complex networks, FCW reported Monday. John Moore writes DOE’s Energy Sciences Network program is exploring the use of an SDN-based communications protocol to manage data-intensive scientific workloads. Several academic …

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