Production and Transmission Initiatives through State and Territory Energy Offices CX(s) Applied: A9, A11, A12 Date: 09/22/2011 Location(s): Alexandria, Virginia Office(s): Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability, Savannah River Operations Office
Hurricane Irene struck the East coast last Friday, making landfall in North Carolina. Over the weekend, the storm traveled up the East Coast and into the mid-Atlantic and New England areas of the U.S. In response to Irene, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Virginia declared a State of Emergency.
Installation of Electric Vehicle Charging Stations at County Facilities CX(s) Applied: B5.1 Date: 08/31/2011 Location(s): Fairfax County, Virginia Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Golden Field Office
Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant- Electric Vehicle Pilot in County Fleet CX(s) Applied: B5.1 Date: 08/31/2011 Location(s): Arlington County, Virginia Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Golden Field Office
- - - - - - -ESTABLISHING A COORDINATED GOVERNMENT-WIDE INITIATIVE TO PROMOTE DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION IN THE FEDERAL WORKFORCE
"To realize more fully the goal of using the talents of all segments of society, the Federal Government must continue to challenge itself to enhance its ability to recruit, hire, promote, and retain a more diverse workforce. Further, the Federal Government must create a culture that encourages collaboration, flexibility, and fairness to enable individuals to participate to their full potential.
WASHINGTON, DC -- The U.S. Departments of Energy and Agriculture have awarded 10 grants totaling $12.2 million to spur research into improving the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of growing biofuel and bioenergy crops. The investments are part of a broader effort by the Obama administration to develop domestic renewable energy and advanced biofuels, providing a more secure future for America’s energy needs and creating new opportunities for the American farming industry.