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GSA has ambitious goal for using renewable electricity in all federal buildings

In today’s Federal Newscast, the General Services Administration has a goal using renewable electricity for the entire federal real estate portfolio by 2025

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FILE - This Aug. 27, 2015, file photo shows a solar power array that is part of sustainability improvements at the Lamar Buffalo Ranch in Yellowstone National Park, Wyo. In recent years, huge solar and wind farms have sprouted up on public desert land in the Western United States buoyed by generous federal tax credits. A group of lawmakers in the most Republican statehouse in the country is bucking the nationwide trend toward stricter renewable energy requirements with a plan to do the opposite: Require utilities to get their electricity from fossil fuels or face fines. (Ryan Jones/Jackson Hole News & Guide via AP, File)

As Army pushes toward 1 gigawatt renewable energy goal, emphasis is on resiliency

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Government getting greener, but cold weather leaves its mark on energy use

New numbers from the Energy Department show the government is meeting or exceeding greenhouse gas goals, but energy intensity benchmarks fell short.

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Air Force wants to buy energy resiliency as a service

The Air Force is beginning to explore the idea of asking a single provider to take over the complicated web of business arrangements that power its bases…

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Energy planting seeds for a greener government

The Energy Department’s Federal Energy Management Program Office made four awards under its Assisting Federal Facilities with Energy Conservation Technologies (AFFECT) program to help agencies get over the hump on renewable energy projects.

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