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Federal leaders believe in energy efficiency

A new of 201 government leaders asked participants to rate the importance of energy efficiency within their agencies, rate the agencies' ability to comply with federal energy efficiency requirements, identify obstacles to that compliance and identify attitudes towards energy efficiency within the agency. Schneider Electric's Jim Plourde has details.

Tags: Federal Drive , green government , Zogby poll , Alliance to Save Energy , Schneider Electric , Jim Plourde

Wednesday - 11/10/2010, 10:08am EST
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Green Government

Tags: GSA , tech , energy savings , green technologies , Kevin Kampshroer

Monday - 02/09/2009, 07:05pm EST
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GSA works with contractors to increase energy efficiency

Nancy Gillis, the director of the Supply Chain Emissions program management office at the General Services Administration, tells Federal News Radio how it's working with contractors to increase their energy efficiency.

Tags: Nancy Gillis , GSA , green government , AFCEA IT Day , contracting

Wednesday - 05/04/2011, 01:05pm EDT
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DoD, Energy to fund new hybrid energy research

The Defense and Energy departments will team up on a pair of multimillion dollar research projects. The goal is to give the military access to secure, reliable renewable energy, both in deployed units and on military bases.

Tags: DoD , DoE , ARPA-E , Ray Mabus , Quadrennial Defense Review , Navy , renewable energy , DoD budget , Mike McCord , Jared Serbu

Monday - 03/07/2011, 07:28am EST
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How to save energy at your agency

Green government and sustainability have taken center stage in government. Nick Milne-Home and Jerry Rutkowski of 1E discuss how your agency can save energy through software and services that improve IT efficiency.
February 22, 2011

Tags: green government , sustainability , Nick Milne-Home , Jerry Rutkowski , 1E , technology , Federal Tech Talk , John Gilroy

Tuesday - 02/22/2011, 12:03pm EST
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Army directs new energy savings initiatives

A pair of memos requires facilities worldwide to improve how they construct buildings to be more green and to use different light bulbs. The goal is to conserve energy, be environmentally responsible, and save taxpayer dollars.

Tags: management , technology , DoD , Army , Katherine Hammack , U.S. Green Building Council , green government , Max Cacas

Monday - 11/01/2010, 01:09pm EDT

Agencies have plans, now will go green

The White House releases 56 agency sustainability plans showing how the government will meet an assortment of energy efficiency goals. Federal Environmental Executive Michelle Moore said ideas run the gamut from recycling to computer power management. The administration is hosting the GreenGov Symposium in October to help educate and promote agency goals.

Tags: management , Michelle Moore , Tom Carper , White House , Council on Environmental Quality , Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs , sustainability plans , green government , Jason Miller

Monday - 09/13/2010, 06:24am EDT
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Energy contracts help agencies reach green goals

DoE set up Energy Savings Performance Contracts with several different companies to work under a share-in-savings approach to reduce agency utility bills. Agencies do not have to pay upfront costs to move electricity or other infrastructure away from fossil fuels. The contracts could help agencies meet the White House's carbon footprint and greenhouse goals.

Tags: management , Skye Schell , Energy , White House , Navy , Justice , green government , carbon footprint , greenhouse gas emissions , energy service companies , Energy Savings Performance Contracts , Jason Miller

Thursday - 08/19/2010, 06:59am EDT
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DoE: Two minds better than one for green energy

Learn more about research from the DoE on energy efficiency

Tags: Federal Drive , technology , Dept of Energy , Kristina Johnson , Vyomika Jairam

Monday - 08/16/2010, 09:08am EDT
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New green windows can open the door to savings

Despite the high installation cost, new windows can lower your carbon footprint and even earn you a substantial tax credit.

Tags: air conditioning , Windows , Evan Haning , Energy Star , Washington Consumers' Checkbook , Robert Krughoff , carbon footprint , bills

Wednesday - 08/11/2010, 03:35pm EDT
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