Author Archive

Amy Harder

CIO Briefing

Energy Department to Approve Billions in Nuclear Backing

Nuclear power accounts for about 20 percent of the nation's electricity.

CIO Briefing

Navy’s Use of Biofuels Could Trigger Private-Sector Adoption

From medical devices to space technology, the Pentagon has often been an incubator for the private sector.

CIO Briefing

What you need to know about EPA's carbon rules

In 2013, the agency will enter into the most controversial parts of rulemaking.

CIO Briefing

Utilities and generators are powerless against Sandy

Millions will be reminded of their energy dependence.

Emerging Tech

Cops, cameras and copters keep eyes on Charlotte

The sole job of 20 people will be to sit in a room and continuously monitor 500 security cameras.

CIO Briefing

Solyndra: 'Bad bet or the tip of the iceberg?'

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News

Energy Department budget holds major cuts

"Fiscal responsibility demands shared sacrifice - it means cutting programs we would not cut in better fiscal times," Energy Secretary Steven Chu said in an e-mail sent out today to all Energy staff, labs, and sites.

Cybersecurity

Cyber threat bill clears Senate panel

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News

Panelists push Web-savvy, open government

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