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Posted byon June 5, 2012 at 6:01 PM EDT
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 11:57 AM EDT
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 5:19 PM EDT
A quick glimpse at this week on WhiteHouse.gov.
Posted byon May 24, 2012 at 8:21 PM EDT
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 4:54 PM EDT
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 8:00 PM EDT
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 8:01 PM EDT
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 2:47 PM EDT
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 10:49 AM EDT
Deputy Director Guzy illustrates the Federal Government's progress in integrating environmental justice principles throughout programs and services.
Posted byon May 16, 2012 at 12:55 PM EDT
The Director of Business Development for a global underwater services company explains how the National Ocean Policy provides the needed framework to stimulate job creation and economic growth.