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Posted byon June 7, 2012 at 10:30 AM EST
To make it easier for business and consumers to save energy and money, we need to make it easier for them to understand how they use energy.
Posted byon June 5, 2012 at 5:01 PM EST
Building on the success of the Green Button initiative—which is providing consumers with secure access to their own energy data and has facilitated the voluntary release of energy-use data in computer-readable form to encourage private-sector innovation—the Energy Data Initiative aims to harness the power of energy data through a combination of technology and ingenuity.
Posted byon May 29, 2012 at 10:57 AM EST
Representatives of five states and ten Federal agencies, together comprising the Great Lakes Offshore Wind Energy Consortium, met for the first time last week with the goal of promoting the development of offshore wind power projects in the Great Lakes.
Posted byon May 25, 2012 at 4:19 PM EST
A quick glimpse at this week on WhiteHouse.gov.
Posted byon May 24, 2012 at 7:21 PM EST
President Obama travels to Newton, Iowa to push for the renewal of a tax credit for companies that produce clean energy.
Posted byon May 23, 2012 at 3:54 PM EST
As part of his Congressional To-Do List, the President is calling on Congress to pass legislation that will extend the Production Tax Credit, which has drawn strong bipartisan support from governors, members of Congress, and industry.
Posted byon May 22, 2012 at 7:00 PM EST
The U.S. Government, as well as the private sector, is sitting on a vast – and in many cases, untapped – supply of energy data. Sets of data aren’t what most people think of when we talk about safely and responsibly developing American energy resources such as wind, solar, oil, and gas. But data are also essential components of the President’s all-of-the-above energy strategy.
Posted byon May 19, 2012 at 7:01 PM EST
G8 leaders gather at Camp David to address major global economic, political, and security challenges, including energy and climate change, food security and nutrition, Afghanistan’s economic transition and transitions taking place across the Middle East and North Africa.
Posted byon May 18, 2012 at 1:47 PM EST
As part of GSA’s core responsibility of delivering savings to government agencies, GSA has awarded a contract with IBM to work with leaders in the building sciences industry to install low-cost, high-value, networked technologies in 50 of the federal government’s most energy intensive buildings.
Posted byon May 17, 2012 at 9:49 AM EST
Deputy Director Guzy illustrates the Federal Government's progress in integrating environmental justice principles throughout programs and services.