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Pete Tseronis to Leave Energy Department as CTO

Pete Tseronis has announced his plan to depart the Energy Department as chief technology officer to join the private sector, FedScoop reported Thursday. Billy Mitchell writes Tseronis will leave his 24-year federal service on Nov. 1. Tseronis was instrumental in the DOE’s new technology deployment efforts for cloud, wireless, cybersecurity …

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DOE Unveils $102M in Clean Energy Investments; Ernest Moniz Comments

The Energy Department has pumped more than $102 million into new initiatives to further the government’s clean energy goals. DOE will allocate $50 million of that investment for solar photovoltaic technology research and marketing efforts, the department said Wednesday. Part of that money will be used also to finance 22 …

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White House to Invest $160M in ‘Smart Cities’ Initiative

The White House plans to spend at least $160 million on a new initiative that aims to advance the development of new smart city applications for local communities to enhance service delivery, promote economic growth and address climate change, CNET reported Monday. Under the Smart Cities program, the Obama administration will allocate …

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Kevin Powell: GSA Takes Part in DOE’s Interior Lighting Campaign Through Green Proving Ground Program

The General Services Administration has taken part as an organizing partner in the Energy Department’s Interior Lighting Campaign through its Green Proving Ground initiative. GSA’s GPG program seeks to evaluate early-stage technology platforms that intend to enhance the environmental performance of commercial and federal facilities under the agency’s building portfolio, …

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OMB Gauges Federal Two-Factor Authentication Performance

The Office of Management and Budget has released the results of a 30-day governmentwide cybersecurity evaluation meant to assess federal agencies’ two-factor authentication implementation, FCW reported Wednesday. Zach Noble writes the Energy Department’s score rose to 13 percent from 8 percent in terms of privileged user implementation while unprivileged user implementation …

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