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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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Deloitte Report Evaluates Shared Services at DHS, DOE, NASA

A report from Deloitte and the Partnership for Public Service indicates that three federal agencies use a shared support services method in order to fulfill organizational tasks and missions, Federal News Radio reported Wednesday. Michael O’Connell writes the “Helping Government Deliver: Transforming Mission and Support Services” report looks at the framework’s …

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Navy to Power Ships Using Seawater-Extracted Fuel

The Department of the Navy plans to produce more than 50 percent of its jet fuel for ships from alternative sources by 2020 as part of efforts to achieve renewable energy goals, National Journal reported Friday. Marina Koren writes the Naval Research Laboratory is developing a technology for extracting gases …

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Energy Department Seeks to Engage Industry At National Labs

The Energy Department is encouraging industry partners to perform science and research work at national laboratories as part of efforts to address the country’s energy and security demands. The department intends for the laboratories to engage in technology transfers through different agreements that aim to commercialize and apply new technologies to …

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