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Private sector partnerships help DoD meet goals for energy efficiency and renewable energy production

For the last two decades, federal agencies like the Department of Defense (DoD) have set mandates to reduce energy intensity, lower greenhouse gases and increase use of alternative energy sources. The Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (EISA) requires …

USDA Provides $900 Million in Funding to Electric Cooperatives for Generation and Transmission Facilities and Smart Grid Improvements

The USDA announced on August 29, 2011, that sixteen electric cooperatives throughout the United States would receive a total of $900 million in loans for smart grid projects and improvements to generation and transmission facilities.  The loans are being provided …