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Obamas' house to get some power from sun

A promise to help power the first family's residence with the sun is finally seeing the light of day. After 30 years, solar panels are finally going back on the White House.

Tags: Obama , White House

Friday - 08/16/2013, 10:33am EDT

Army unveils massive solar-powered energy system

The $16.8 million array includes nearly 15,500 sun-tracking solar panels spread across 42 acres. It will be capable of producing 10 million kilowatt-hours of electricity each year, enough to meet about 10 percent of the need of the missile range.

Tags: DoD , Army ,

Wednesday - 01/16/2013, 03:01pm EST

Prince George's government roofs go solar

Nine local cities and towns in Prince George's County are adding solar panels to their city halls. In most cases, the panels are being added to rooftops.

Tags: Prince George's County , Bladensburg , colmar manor , Cottage City , Prince George's County Government , solar

Friday - 11/26/2010, 11:26am EST

White House's Sutley sees new greener mindset

Council on Environmental Quality issues new guidance giving agencies instructions to measure greenhouse gas emissions. Council chair Nancy Sutley said the directive includes approaches used inside and out of government. Agencies have until January 2011 to complete an initial baseline inventory.

Tags: management , Green government , Nancy Sutley , Tom Vilsack , White House , Council on Environmental Quality , USDA , GreenGov Symposium , greenhouse gas emissions , Executive Order 13514 , Jason Miller , Greening of Government: people

Thursday - 10/07/2010, 07:09am EDT
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GSA, Energy going alternative to run its buildings

DoE wants to make all of its roofs white or light color to help reduce the amount of heat buildings absorb. GSA is testing solar panels, geo-thermal and solar chimneys in different buildings around the country. The goal is to help reduce the government's $25 billion annual energy bill.

Tags: Green government , management , Nancy Sutley , Steven Chu , Robert Peck , White House , Council on Environmental Quality , GSA , Energy , Green buildings , GreenGov Symposium , Jason Miller , Greening of Government: buildings

Wednesday - 10/06/2010, 07:30am EDT
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