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Web Tool for Planning Green Projects

Posted on Wed, 2012-08-08 14:23 by Kevin Kampschroer
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Harnessing Energy Data to Help Your Pocketbook and the Planet

Posted on Mon, 2012-08-06 17:51 by Kathleen Vokes and Steve Young

How do Americans save money and protect the environment at the same time? Millions of us gain those benefits when we decide to buy ENERGY STAR qualified products. In 2011 alone, Americans purchased about 280 million products with the ENERGY STAR label.

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Open Data for a Clean, Secure Energy Future

Posted on Fri, 2012-07-20 17:40 by Todd Park, David Danielson and Richard Kauffman

Freely-available data from the Federal government and other sources can be a powerful input to private sector innovation. Open data can spur entrepreneurship, empower citizens, and create jobs. As just one example, data from the US Global Positioning System (GPS) have been utilized by entrepreneurs to power navigation systems, precision crop farming tools, and other innovations that add over $90 billion in value to our economy each year and have improved the lives of Americans in many ways.

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