FedWire: White House energy initiatives, DOD research awards and GSA surveys


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White House announces several new energy initiatives.

Girls rule at 2014 White House Science Fair.


DOD announces research equipment awards.

GSA releases ITS surveys.

NASA awards simulation and software technology contract.

Census Bureau to test new technologies for 2020 in temporary office.

NIST laser systems mimic sunlight to test solar efficiency. 

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