renewable energy

JEDI, Pentagon, cloud computing

DoD sets deadline for other providers to get in on new cloud project

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Pentagon is giving other cloud service providers a chance to participate in new contract after it cancelled the JEDI Cloud…

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(Photo courtesy of the General Services Administration)The new DHS headquarters, which GSA is managing, includes green roofs, and other green buildings features.
green roofs, green buildings, St Elizabeths, GSA

Building back greener: GSA has prime opportunity to lead federal climate change initiative

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Argonne National Laboratory

What to do with those electric car batteries once they’re finished

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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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Army reworking its logistics enterprise for a battlefield with no Pizza Huts

The Army believes the future of ground combat will be markedly more austere than what troops became used to in Iraq and Afghanistan, and is rethinking…

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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 and support its energy resiliency strategies, and replace them with a new model: Energy as a service.

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