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November 22, 2016
FEMP Issues AFFECT 2017 Funding Opportunity Announcement
On November 22, 2016, FEMP issued a funding opportunity announcement (FOA) on the EERE Exchange titled Assisting Federal Facilities with Energy Con...
November 11, 2016
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FEMP First Thursday Seminar Covers Electric Vehicle Charging Requirements
The U.S. Department of Energy’s Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) will present Electric Vehicle Charging for Employee Vehicles and Agency ...
October 5, 2016
DOE Announces $30 Million Investment in Hydrogen and Fuel Cells as Industry Continues Unprecedented Growth Rates

In commemoration  of National Hydrogen Day, aptly chosen for the atomic weight of hydrogen (1.008), the Energy Department (DOE) released a new...

October 4, 2016
Notice of Intent to Issue Funding Opportunity Announcement "Assisting Federal Facilities with Energy Conservation Technologies (AFFECT) 2...

The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) intends to issue, on behalf of the Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP), a funding...

September 28, 2016
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Secretary Moniz Releases Report Showing the Cost Reductions and Rapid Deployment of Clean Energy Technologies

Report details the economic and environmental benefits our nation is already starting to realize thanks to the increased deployment.

September 27, 2016
Better Buildings Initiative Expanding to Increase Efficiency of U.S. Laboratories

As part of the Obama Administration's effort to cut energy waste in the nation's buildings and facilities, today the U.S. Department of Energy is...

September 22, 2016
White House Releases Presidential Memorandum on Climate Change and National Security

On September 21, 2016, President Obama addressed the threat of climate change by signing a Presidential Memorandum requiring the federal government...

September 1, 2016
Winner Announced for FEMP JUMP Call for Innovation
At the Energy Exchange 2016 earlier this month, the Department of Energy's (DOE) Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) and Building Technologies...
August 17, 2016
FEMP Offers New Training on Federal Energy-Efficient Procurement
This on-demand two-hour course offers federal contracting officers a concise introduction to the process of procuring energy-efficient products.
July 20, 2016
FEMP Debuts New Training on Sustainable Acquisition for Federal Agencies
This online course was developed in partnership with the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Sustainability Support to provide staff invo...
July 6, 2016
FEMP First Thursday Update Covers Fiscal Year 2015 Government Performance Toward Energy and Sustainability Goals
This First Thursday Update provides a current assessment of progress made toward federal energy and water management and greenhouse gas requirements.
May 25, 2016
Federal Energy Management Program Issues 2016 AFFECT Funding Opportunity Announcement
On May 26, 2016, the Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) issued a funding opportunity announcement (FOA) on the EERE Exchange titled Assisting...
May 5, 2016
First Thursday Seminar to Feature Roundtable of Federal Leaders
The U.S. Department of Energy's Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) will present Federal Thought Leaders Roundtable, a First Thursday Seminar ...
April 6, 2016
FEMP First Thursday Update Provides Details about the 2016 Energy Exchange Training and Trade Show
This First Thursday Update will provide news about the 2016 Energy Exchange, which will be held on August 9-11, 2016, in Providence, Rhode Island. ...
March 31, 2016
Notice of Intent to Issue Funding Opportunity Announcement "Assisting Federal Facilities with Energy Conservation Technologies (AFFECT) 2...
The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) intends to issue, on behalf of the Federal Energy Mana...
March 17, 2016
Registration Now Open for Energy Exchange 2016
Registration is now open for the Energy Exchange, which is scheduled for August 9-11, 2016, at the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence, Rh...
March 8, 2016
Council on Environmental Quality Issues 2016 Guiding Principles for Sustainable Federal Buildings
The Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) on February 26, 2016, issued the Guiding Principles for Sustainable Federal Buildings and Associated Ins...
March 2, 2016
FEMP First Thursday Seminar Covers Data Center Efficiency Best Practices
This First Thursday Seminar explores best practices related to data center energy use and federal requirements for data center energy use.
January 27, 2016
Energy Department Investment Drives Clean Energy Innovation at Federal Facilities

The U.S. Department of Energy today announced $2.85 million in funding for four projects that will advance the development of renewable energy...

January 7, 2016
FEMP First Thursday Update Covers Updates to 2016 Federal Energy and Water Management Awards Criteria
The U.S. Department of Energy Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) will present a new First Thursday Update webinar on February 4, 2016 from 1:...
December 17, 2015
Federal Government Awards Multi-Agency Solar Power Purchase in California, Nevada

The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA), in partnership with the U.S. Department of Energy, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and U.S....

December 17, 2015
GSA Awards Contract to Bring 3 Megawatts of Solar to Federal Buildings in Washington, D.C.
The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) awarded a contract to WGL for the construction of rooftop photovoltaic arrays that will bring approx...
December 7, 2015
FEMP First Thursday Update Covers Strategies for Renewable Energy Deployment
The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) will present Strategic Portfolio Planning for Renewable Energy Dep...
November 30, 2015
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Making a Difference: Federal Energy Management Down on the Farm

Support from the Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) has helped the USDA develop shelters for agricultural equipment that are also generate...

November 10, 2015
As part of the Dept. of Energy Scholars Program, veterans visited a solar array at the U.S. Army base in Fort Carson, Colorado.
Energy Department Training Veterans to Join America’s Clean Energy Workforce

Military veterans returning to the workforce possess unique skills, knowledge, and experience to help advance the federal government’s clean energy...