Support from the Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) has helped the USDA develop shelters for agricultural equipment that are also generate solar power. The "Solar Shaded AgPort" is a model of interagency cooperation that yields a harvest of savings for American farmers.
The White House Council on Environmental Quality’s GreenGov Presidential Awards honor federal, civilian, and military personnel as well as agency teams, facilities, and programs who take innovative steps to reduce energy use and carbon pollution, curb waste, and save taxpayer money in federal agency operations. Late last month, the Department Energy’s Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) was announced as the GreenGov Presidential Green Dream Team Award winner for work done in partnership with the Department of Transportation (DOT).
The Federal Energy Management Program is now an authorized provider of continuing education units from the International Association for Continuing Education and Training. These continuing education units are recognized by regulators, licensing bodies, and employers around the world.
As the nation moves toward greater adoption of new energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies, Tennessee-based Diversified Power International is rapidly expanding its engineering, development, and manufacturing operations to keep up with demand.
Every year, the Energy Department’s Federal Energy Management Program honors leaders in the federal government who have developed unique ways to conserve energy and improve water and vehicle fleet efficiency, which ultimately saves taxpayers money.