Posts Tagged: energy

Army to Expand ‘Net Zero’ Energy Program Across Entire Branch

A new U.S. Army report outlines efforts for sustainable energy practices as part of a pilot program aimed to achieve net zero energy, water and waste at military installations. The 2012 Net Zero Pilot Installation Initiative Progress Report overviews renewable energy projects such as a 10-kilowatt wind turbine system at West Point and a photovoltaicRead… Read more »

Federal Technology Spending Expected to Increase in 2014

Posted originally on Federal Technology Insider. Earlier this month, President Obama submitted the annual budget for fiscal year 2014 to Congress. Despite much discussion on federal spending cuts, the Obama administration requested a $2 billion increase in federal IT spending. According to Steve VanRokel, federal CIO, the key takeaway is that investment in IT willRead… Read more »

Climate Change is Now a High Risk

The Government Accountability Office has stepped into new territory by adding climate change to its list of the 30 most high risk challenges facing the federal government. What’s their rationale for adding it? Typically, we think of the GAO focusing on territory familiar to auditors, which is what most of the high risk list does:Read… Read more »

AFCEA Bethesda Smart Tech Symposium Interview Series: Sauleh Siddiqui, Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering at Johns Hopkins University

AFCEA Bethesda Smart Tech Symposium Interview Series: Sauleh Siddiqui, Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering at Johns Hopkins University On October 23, AFCEA Bethesda hosted an innovative educational symposium for government and industry participants who are or want to be on the cutting edge of smart technology and sustainability. The goals of the event were toRead… Read more »

AFCEA Bethesda Smart Tech Symposium Interview Series: Seth Guikema, Assistant Professor at Johns Hopkins University

AFCEA Bethesda Smart Tech Symposium Interview Series: Seth Guikema On October 23, AFCEA Bethesda is hosting an innovative educational symposium for government and industry participants who are or want to be on the cutting edge of smart technology and sustainability. The goals of the event are to make the business case for sustainability, show “bigRead… Read more »

AFCEA Bethesda Smart Tech Symposium Interview Series: Mark Lively, Energy Economist

AFCEA Bethesda Smart Tech Symposium Interview Series: Mark Lively, Energy Economist On October 23, AFCEA Bethesda is hosting an innovative educational symposium for government and industry participants who are or want to be on the cutting edge of smart technology and sustainability. The goals of the event are to make the business case for sustainability,Read… Read more »

AFCEA Bethesda Smart Tech Symposium Interview Series: Catherine Norman, Assistant Professor at Johns Hopkins University

AFCEA Bethesda Smart Tech Symposium Interview Series: Interview with Catherine Norman On October 23, AFCEA Bethesda is hosting an innovative educational symposium for government and industry participants who are or want to be on the cutting edge of smart technology and sustainability. The goals of the event are to make the business case for sustainability,Read… Read more »

Combined Federal Campaign of the National Capital Area Recognized by the U.S. Office of Personnel Management: CFC Hero Awards

Global Impact, whose mission is to assure help for the world’s most vulnerable people, announced Lieutenant Commander Michael Edwards and Mr. Edward Gingold received the CFC Hero Award from the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) for their efforts as campaign workers for the 2011 Combined Federal Campaign of the National Capital Area (CFCNCA). Lieutenant CommanderRead… Read more »