Federal Energy Management Success Stories

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The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy's (EERE) successes in cost-effective energy management and investment practices save money by saving energy within federal government facilities and fleets. Explore EERE's federal energy management success stories below.

February 28, 2017
Air Force Academy staff and cadets showing FEMP directors the technical highlights of a trailer designed to collect and store solar and wind energy to power an electric expeditionary vehicle indefinitely. Photo Courtesy | Oak Ridge National Laboratory
EERE Success Story—FEMP’s Service Academy Awards Spur Creativity for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy’s (EERE) FEMP program has helped military personnel develop innovative ideas to solve major...

July 21, 2015
The photovoltaic array on top of the U.S. Department of Energy headquarters. (Photo Credit: U.S. Department of Energy)
EERE Success Story—FEMP Assists White House in Setting GHG Reduction Target for Federal Government

Earlier this year, EERE’s Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) provided key data and analytical support to the White House Council on...

March 26, 2015
EERE Success Story—FEMP and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Partner to Drive Down Federal Energy Costs

With hundreds of thousands of facilities and vehicles spread across the globe, the United States government is one of the world’s largest consumers...

February 12, 2015
EERE Success Story—Rule to Support Increased Energy Measurement and Efficient Building Design

In 2014, EERE’s Federal Energy Management Program issued a final rule that requires verified energy and water performance for new and retrofitted...

February 12, 2015
EERE Success Story—Federal Efficiency Program Wins GreenGov Dream Team Award

Partnered with the Department of Transportation (DOT), EERE’s Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) won the GreenGov Presidential Green Dream...

August 21, 2013
EERE Success Story—FEMP Helps Federal Facilities Develop Large-Scale Renewable Energy Projects

FEMP developed a guide to help federal agencies, as well as the developers and financiers that work with them, to successfully install large-scale...

May 7, 2013
EERE Success Story—The Navy Saves Energy in its Buildings With EERE Expertise

Naval Undersea Warfare Center reduces carbon footprint using a Department of Energy ESPC.

May 7, 2013
EERE Success Story—EERE Expertise Helps Los Alamos Achieve Significant Energy Savings

National lab uses ESPC for renovations that will save 62 billion Btu annually.

April 18, 2013
EERE Success Story—Mesa Verde’s New Museum Showcases Sustainable Building Technologies

Mesa Verde's visitor center combines traditional and sustainable building principles.