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November 2, 2017
Energy Department Announces Winners of 2017 Federal Energy and Water Management Awards
The Energy Department recognized 27 winners across the federal government with the 2017 Federal Energy and Water Management Awards.
October 3, 2017
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REopt Lite Tool Now Available
NREL's new REopt Lite web tool (beta version) helps building owners evaluate the economics of grid-connected solar photovoltaics and battery storage.
September 11, 2017
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FEMP Offers New Course about On-Site Renewable Energy Project Implementation
The Federal Energy Management Program released Renewable Energy On-Site Project Implementation Process, a new accredited, on-demand training course.
June 15, 2017
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FEMP Offers New eTraining Course on O&M for Optimal PV Performance
The Federal Energy Management Program presents Operations and Maintenance for Optimal Photovoltaic System Performance, a new eTraining core course.
April 28, 2017
DOE Awards 21 Contracts to Provide New and Efficient Energy and Water Infrastructure Improvements to Federal Facilities
New energy and water saving contracts to private-sector companies that will help improve the efficiency of federal facilities.
April 18, 2017
FEMP Releases Advanced Metering Systems Training Series
The training series provides guidance for turning information from metered data into operational, cost-saving best practices. Course instruction de...
March 29, 2017
FEMP Hosts First Thursday Update on Utility Green Tariff Programs

The U.S. Department of Energy Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) will present Utility Green Tariff Programs, a new First Thursday Update...

February 28, 2017
FEMP Offers Certificate Series on Advanced Lighting Systems
The Federal Energy Management Program presents Advanced Lighting Systems, a new FEMP Certificate Series.
February 27, 2017
FEMP First Thursday Update Covers Tools Supporting Energy Performance Contracting
The Federal Energy Management Program will present Energy Performance Contracting: Tools for Success, a First Thursday Update webinar.
December 19, 2016
FEMP Offers Training Series on the 2016 Guiding Principles for Sustainable Federal Buildings
This five-course online Certificate Series provides detailed guidance on the six individual Guiding Principles.
December 8, 2016
Energy Department Accelerates Clean Energy Advancement at Federal Facilities

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced $3 million in funding for three projects to speed the adoption of energy efficiency and...

December 7, 2016
Energy Department Announces Winners of 2016 Federal Energy & Water Management Awards

The Energy Department today recognized 30 winners across the federal government with the 2016 Federal Energy and Water Management Awards.

December 5, 2016
FEMP Offers New Certificate Series on Data Center Energy Efficiency
The Federal Energy Management Program presents new a FEMP Certificate Series on Data Center Energy Efficiency.
November 22, 2016
FEMP Issues AFFECT 2017 Funding Opportunity Announcement

On November 22, 2016, FEMP issued a funding opportunity announcement (FOA) on the EERE Exchange titled Assisting Federal Facilities with Energy...

November 11, 2016
FEMP First Thursday Seminar Covers Electric Vehicle Charging Requirements

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) will present Electric Vehicle Charging for Employee Vehicles and Agency...

October 5, 2016
DOE Announces $30 Million Investment in Hydrogen and Fuel Cells as Industry Continues Unprecedented Growth Rates

In commemoration  of National Hydrogen Day, aptly chosen for the atomic weight of hydrogen (1.008), the Energy Department (DOE) released a new...

October 4, 2016
Notice of Intent to Issue Funding Opportunity Announcement "Assisting Federal Facilities with Energy Conservation Technologies (AFFECT) 2...

The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) intends to issue, on behalf of the Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP), a funding...

September 28, 2016
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Secretary Moniz Releases Report Showing the Cost Reductions and Rapid Deployment of Clean Energy Technologies

Report details the economic and environmental benefits our nation is already starting to realize thanks to the increased deployment.

September 27, 2016
Better Buildings Initiative Expanding to Increase Efficiency of U.S. Laboratories

As part of the Obama Administration's effort to cut energy waste in the nation's buildings and facilities, today the U.S. Department of Energy is...

September 22, 2016
White House Releases Presidential Memorandum on Climate Change and National Security

On September 21, 2016, President Obama addressed the threat of climate change by signing a Presidential Memorandum requiring the federal government...

September 1, 2016
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Winner Announced for FEMP JUMP Call for Innovation

At the Energy Exchange 2016 earlier this month, the Department of Energy's (DOE) Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) and Building Technologies...

August 17, 2016
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FEMP Offers New eTraining on Federal Energy-Efficient Procurement

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) presents Contracting for Efficiency, a new eTraining core course....

July 20, 2016
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FEMP Debuts New eTraining on Sustainable Acquisition for Federal Agencies

This online course was developed in partnership with the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Sustainability Support to provide staff...

July 6, 2016
FEMP First Thursday Update Covers Fiscal Year 2015 Government Performance Toward Energy and Sustainability Goals

The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) will present Fiscal Year 2015 Government Performance Toward Energy...

May 25, 2016
Federal Energy Management Program Issues 2016 AFFECT Funding Opportunity Announcement

On May 26, 2016, the Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) issued a funding opportunity announcement (FOA) on the EERE Exchange titled Assisting...