Tag Archives: renewable energy

Former EPA Head Lisa Jackson Joins Apple

Lisa Jackson, who left her post as U.S. Environmental Protection Agency chief earlier this year, has joined Apple as vice president for environmental initiatives, the San Jose Mercury News reported Wednesday. Dana Hull writes Jackson said in an official statement that Apple aims to remove toxins in products and use …

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Army Releases New Renewable Energy Draft RFP

The Army has released a new draft request for proposals for renewable energy projects, Federal News Radio reports. The move is part of the Army’s Energy Initiatives Task Force, which focuses on creating large renewable energy projects on Army bases. The Army is looking for $7 billion in private investments …

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USDA Launches Renewable Energy Webpage

The Agriculture Department has added a new website focusing on renewable energy production, research and sustainably. USDA said the new site summarizes how the department manages and develops renewable energy sources and includes several industry-specific tools. An interactive map shows where the USDA provides investment support for renewable energy initiatives. …

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Army Task Force to Push Renewable Energy

The Army’s goal is to get 25 percent of its power from renewable sources by 2025, Army Secretary John McHugh said Wednesday. AFPS reports McHugh announced by mid-September, a new task force will stand up to help take the Army’s energy initiatives forward. The Energy Initiatives Office Task Force will …

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DoD Announces Results of Renewable Energy Projects Review

The Defense Department announced today a review of 249 renewable energy projects proposed in 39 states and Puerto Rico have found that 229 have little or no impact on military missions. This clears the way for further production of more than 10 giga watts of renewable energy generation capacity. The …

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Energy Dept. Shuffles Staff after Departures

A number of high-level Energy Department officials announced their departures from the agency this week, casting doubt on the administration’s renewable energy efforts. Undersecretary of Energy Cathy Zoi, who oversaw energy efficiency and renewable energy efforts for the department, will head west after she leaves DOE in March for a …

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