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White House Launches New Smart Grid Initiatives

Some of the administration’s biggest energy and technology players are set to announce the launch of a number of new initiatives aimed at modernizing the power grid at a White House event this morning. “Building the 21st Century Electric Grid” details the administration’s progress on so-called “smart” grid efforts — …

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Sunny Side Up: White House to Install Solar Panels

Despite mediocre poll numbers and the sense of doom clouding hopes for Democratic success in November, things may have gotten a little sunnier at the White House. The Obama administration this week announced plans to install solar panels on the White House roof to demonstrate President Barack Obama’s commitment to …

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Small Businesses Get $30 Million for Clean Technology

Under the Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer programs, $30 million will be made available to develop clean-energy technologies for U.S. small businesses. U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced the funding will be used from the Recovery Act budget appropriations to support the building of a clean-energy …

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FCC and DOE to Host Clean Technology Showcase

Julius Genachowski, FCC Chairman, and Steven Chu, Secretary of Energy, will be co-hosting a Clean Technology Showcase next Tuesday. On May 18, 2010 the two departments will present this showcase, which is free and open to the public, at the FCC Headquarters. The showcase will include several leading technology companies …

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Public Service Recognition Week

Next week is a week dedicated to celebrating those who serve in the government. It was started in 1985, and activities are held nationwide to honor the men and women who work in public service, whether in federal, state, local, or county government. PSRW is a week to educate citizens …

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