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August 6, 2014
Ronald J. (R.J.) McIntosh receives a Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition from Rep. Suzan DelBene of Washington. | Photo courtesy of Rep. Suzan DelBene’s office
Veterans Solving Energy Challenges

Energy Department internship program enables veterans to hone their skills and help agencies throughout the federal government achieve energy goals.

April 23, 2014
Shreveport, Louisiana's first public heavy duty CNG fueling station officially opened on Earth Day. | Photo courtesy of Ivan Smith Furniture
Louisiana Company Makes Switch to CNG, Helps Transform Local Fuel Supplies

With support from the State of Louisiana and the Energy Department, Shreveport's first public heavy duty CNG fueling station officially opened on Earth Day.

March 21, 2014
David Morin, Energy Manager for Laughlin Air Force Base, discusses the base-wide xeriscape project with his colleagues.  The design incorporates native turf and includes advanced scheduling and metering, which automatically modifies irrigation to weather conditions to reduce potable water use.
Making Sustainability "Business as Usual"

Find out how the Department of Energy’s Federal Energy Management Program is helping reduce energy use within the federal government through Institutional Change mechanisms.

December 3, 2013
Energy Department Training Breaks New Ground

The Federal Energy Management Program is now an authorized provider of continuing education units from the International Association for Continuing Education and Training. These continuing education units are recognized by regulators, licensing bodies, and employers around the world.

November 27, 2013
Diversified Power International President Tony Trigiani inspects a part at DPI's headquarters in Tennessee.  DPI is expanding its engineering, development, and manufacturing operations to keep up with demand. | Photo courtesy of Chris Davis, Tennessee Solar Institute
Small Company Makes Big Changes to Boost Clean Energy Economy

As the nation moves toward greater adoption of new energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies, Tennessee-based Diversified Power International is rapidly expanding its engineering, development, and manufacturing operations to keep up with demand.

November 6, 2013
Fort Carson’s first U.S. Green Building Council platinum-level Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design certified facility, the 4th Armored Brigade Combat Team Brigade and Battalion Headquarters, features a 482 kilowatt ground-mounted, tracking photovoltaic system. | U.S. Army photo
Leading the Way in Energy Best Practices

Every year, the Energy Department’s Federal Energy Management Program honors leaders in the federal government who have developed unique ways to conserve energy and improve water and vehicle fleet efficiency, which ultimately saves taxpayers money.

October 30, 2013
The Energy Department's Federal Energy Management Program guides and advises agencies on how to use funding more effectively in meeting federal and agency-specific energy goals. | Department of Energy photo
Federal Energy Management: Helping Agencies Achieve Savings

The Federal Energy Management Program guides and advises agencies on how to use funding more effectively in meeting federal and agency-specific energy goals.