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Department of Energy News

Let the sunshine!

The U.S. Army has picked two firms -- Clark Energy Group of Bethesda, and Acciona Solar Power of Henderson, Nevada -- to help develop and build the largest solar power array in the Department of Defense. It will be built at Fort Irwin, in California's Mojave Desert. When complete, the solar farm will generate 500 megawatts using photovoltaic cells, and solar concentrators, which turns the heat of the sun into electricity.

Monday - 08/03/2009, 12:39pm EDT

Vendor past performance data not up to par

Agencies making contract awards without fully understanding the contractor's past successes or failures. GAO makes six recommendations to improve and standardize the information.

Tuesday - 05/26/2009, 04:18pm EDT

The Climate of the Climate Bill

Wednesday - 05/20/2009, 09:05am EDT
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EPA sets Energy Star ratings for servers

Standards part of broader plan to help reduce data center energy usage. Energy also has tool to measure data center power usage.

Monday - 05/18/2009, 03:38pm EDT

Agencies must deal with Recovery Act stress

OMB developing data standards to reduce strain on governmentwide systems

Wednesday - 04/15/2009, 07:56pm EDT
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Paintin' a data center green

Paul Scheihing
Technology Manager
Department of Energy
April 14th, 2009

Tuesday - 04/14/2009, 01:00pm EDT

OFPP trying to stem the use of cost-plus contracting

Cost-type contracts nearly double over the last eight years.

Monday - 04/13/2009, 02:04pm EDT

Obama to nominate Guthrie to be ODNI CIO

President Obama announces more key administration posts

Monday - 03/23/2009, 12:55pm EDT

Split the Atom, Join the Efforts

Thursday - 03/19/2009, 10:37am EDT
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Is Clean Worth the Green?

Monday - 03/16/2009, 09:37am EDT
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GridWorks

Friday - 03/06/2009, 09:17am EST
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New guidelines to close 20 biggest cyber holes

The guidelines, issued Monday by public and private sector cybersecurity experts, are considered the low-hanging fruit to help agencies improve their network security immediately, says John Gilligan, a former Air Force and Energy Department chief information officer.

Monday - 02/23/2009, 08:43pm EST
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From Waste to Paste

Monday - 02/16/2009, 09:37am EST
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U.S. Department of Energy

Owen Barwell
Deputy Chief Financial Officer
September 1st and 3rd, 2008

Tuesday - 09/02/2008, 02:07pm EDT
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