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Energy Dept Report Highlights National Labs’ Activities

The Energy Department has released a report that lists activities of national laboratories as well as DOE’s efforts to boost oversight and coordination with the labs. DOE said Wednesday the “State of the Department of Energy National Laboratories Report” says increased investments into national labs helped boost vitality over the past …

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8 New Republican Members Join House Armed Services Committee

Eight new Republican lawmakers have joined the House Armed Services Committee for the new session of Congress. Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-Texas), chairman of the House panel, said in a statement released Tuesday the new HASC members will work to help reform and rebuild the U.S. military. The new members of …

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White House Releases Second Quadrennial Report on US Electricity System

The Obama administration has published the second installment of the Quadrennial Energy Review that offers 76 recommendations to modernize and transform U.S. electricity infrastructure. The Energy Department said Friday the QER 1.2 report titled “Transforming the Nation’s Electricity System” analyzes electricity generation, transmission, distribution and consumer end uses. The report calls for the federal government to …

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DOE, Oak Ridge City Enter Land Transfer Agreement; Ernest Moniz Comments

The Energy Department has signed an agreement to transfer the ownership and management of DOE’s American Museum of Science and Energy building and surrounding 17.12-acre land to the Oak Ridge, Tennessee, city government. DOE said Friday it will occupy 18,000-square-foot space in exchange for the museum site to help the department continue public education and …

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Michael Johnson Steps Down from Energy CIO Role

Michael Johnson, Energy Department chief information officer, has left the agency following an almost two-year stint with the organization, the Wall Street Journal reported Monday. Steven Norton writes Robbie Green, principal deputy CIO for enterprise information resources management, has been named interim CIO following Johnson’s departure. A spokesperson from the DOE …

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