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  • Video: Veterans Advancing Clean Energy and Climate Security

    Last week, Secretary Moniz joined other federal officials in honoring veterans that are working in clean energy and climate security at a "Champions of Change" event at the White House. The video in this post features a few of these veterans.

  • Toward a National Plan for Observing our Earth

    Today, the White House Office of Science & Technology Policy (OSTP) took an important next step to maximize the value of the enormous amount of data collected every day about the Earth and its many environments: a call for public input to inform the development of a blueprint for future Federal investments in this increasingly important domain.

  • Rooftop Solar Challenge: Empowering Innovators to Reach for the Sun

    Today, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz kicked-off the latest round of the Rooftop Solar Challenge – an initiative that empowers local governments across the Nation to make it easier, cheaper, and faster for more Americans to go solar. The Rooftop Solar Challenge is spearheaded by the Energy Department’s SunShot Initiative – a national collaborative effort to make solar energy cost-competitive with traditional energy sources by the end of the decade.

  • Energy Storage Technology is Critical for Developing Secure, Dependable Renewable Power

    Adam Cote is CEO and Co-Founder of Thermal Energy Storage of Maine and currently deployed as a Company Commander in the Maine Army National Guard 133rd Engineering Battalion’s Task Force Black Bear in Afghanistan.

  • Clean Energy and Climate Change Are American Issues

    Robin Eckstein is a veteran and a Truman Defense Council member living in Appleton, WI.

  • A Future for All in Green Energy

    Phillip Green is the founder and president of Green Powered Technology, a firm that provides expert advice to our clients on energy and the environment.

  • Solar Power is a Force Multiplier for Us All

    Nat Kreamer served as a US Navy officer and in the US Special Forces in Afghanistan, where he was awarded the Bronze Star. Today he is the President and CEO of Clean Power Finance, and the Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Solar Energy Industry Association.

  • Veteran Clean Energy Leaders – Continuing a Call to Serve

    Elizabeth Perez-Halperin is a Navy veteran and the CEO and Founder of GC Green in San Diego, CA. GC Green is a renewable energy general contracting and consulting firm that provides veteran outreach, education, training, and job placement in the clean tech industry throughout California.

  • Carrying the Flag Forward To a Clean Energy Future

    Kevin Johnson is the Senior Manager of Mergers & Acquisitions and Federal Business Development for Acciona Energy North America, a global leader in renewable energy.

  • Drive Less, Live More

    Joseph Kopser is the co-Founder and CEO of RideScout, a mobile app that shows all transportation options in one view. He’s a West Point and Harvard Kennedy School graduate, a champion of defense energy to benefit our national security, and a father to three daughters.