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April 11, 2014
FEMP Updates Product Energy-Efficiency Requirements
FEMP updated energy-efficiency requirements for Federal procurement of commercial boilers, water-cooled ice machines, and industrial (high/low bay)...
March 27, 2014
DOE Announces Webinars on the Best of the Clean Cities Tools and Resources, Engaging Building Occupants to Reduce Energy Use, and More
EERE offers webinars to the public on a range of subjects, from adopting the latest energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies to training...
March 21, 2014
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 Inst...
March 21, 2014
DOE Announces Webinars on the Wave Energy Converter Prize, the Best of the Clean Cities Tools and Resources, and More
EERE offers webinars to the public on a range of subjects, from adopting the latest energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies to training...
February 6, 2014
Upcoming Webinar February 11: Additive Manufacturing for Fuel Cells

On Tuesday, February 11, the Energy Department will present a live webinar on additive manufacturing to stimulate discussion in the hydrogen and...

February 5, 2014
State of the Union Highlights Clean Energy Progress
President Obama focused on a variety of renewable energy and energy efficiency issues in his State of the Union address, highlighting progress towa...
February 4, 2014
New Report: Early Lessons Learned in Bringing SSL to Market

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has published a new report that documents early challenges and lessons learned in the development of the SSL...

January 13, 2014
FEMP Offers New Advanced Training on UESCs
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) presents an training course: Executing Utility Energy Service Co...
December 17, 2013
Energy Department Announces Winner of the 2013 Better Buildings Federal Award Competition
The Energy Department today announced that the General Services Administration’s (GSA) United States Court House in Wichita, Kansas is the winner...
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...

December 3, 2013
Obama Administration Expands Better Buildings Challenge to Multifamily Housing, Launches New Programs to Boost U.S. Energy Efficiency
Building on $2 billion in financing commitments from the private sector for energy efficiency updates to commercial buildings under the President's...
November 19, 2013
FEMP Presents Its Newest On-Demand Training Course on Building Automation Systems
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) has launched its latest training course, Building Automation Systems ...
November 14, 2013
FEMP Receives Internationally Recognized Training Accreditation

Following a rigorous application process, the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) has awarded the U.S....

November 13, 2013
DOE Announces Webinars on Pedestrian-Friendly Nighttime Lighting, an Offshore Wind Economic Impacts Model, and More
EERE's webinars address pedestrian-friendly nighttime lighting, a tool measuring the economic impacts of offshore wind, tools for designing better ...
November 13, 2013
FEMP Expands ESPC ENABLE Program to Include More Energy Conservation Measures

The U.S. Department of Energy's Federal Energy Management Program announced the expansion of the Energy Savings Performance Contract ENABLE program...

November 7, 2013
DOE Announces Webinars on Economic Impacts of Offshore Wind, Clean Energy Financing Programs, and More
EERE announces upcoming webinars on topics such as Economic Impacts of Offshore Wind and Clean Energy Financing Programs.
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...

November 6, 2013
Energy Department Announces Federal Energy and Water Management Awards

The Energy Department today recognized 25 winners across the federal government as recipients of the 2013 Federal Energy and Water Management Awards.

November 5, 2013
FEMP Releases AFFECT Funding Opportunity Announcement

On November 5, 2013, the Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) issued a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) on the EERE Exchange titled ...

October 31, 2013
New Fleet Training Available
The Federal Energy Management Program has developed an training course to help those with access to federal fleet vehicles comply with the Energy ...
October 30, 2013
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 ene...
October 24, 2013
FEMP Releases ESPC Request for Information Results
On April 3, 2013, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) issued a request for information (RFI) to solicit input on further potential improvements to ...