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Other OpenGov Ideas & Information Resources

Rather than post each of my "OpenGov" Ideas at 27 different websites, I have posted them at the GSA's website (since they are in the forefront of the OpenGov initiative). So, by this notice, the members of the OpenGov Team for this agency have been informed of those ideas. (At least, now, you can't say you were unaware of them.) http://opengsa.ideascale.com/a/pmd/29640-6960 ALSO -- Those OpenGov Team members, ...more »

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Federal Weatherization Inspector

I have 7 years experience in Weatherization in evaluations and Inspections and some in contractor training in Iowa. I am currently employed by a CAP agency in Iowa. I would be interested in persuing a carreer as a Federal State/Regional Inspector for the Federal Weatherazation Program. Contact me if I may be of service. Alan Stockdale Box 442 Parkersburg, Iowa 50665 319-231-0308

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Variable Tariff on Oil that creates a fixed price within the US

If the US were to decide on a fixed and fair price for OIL within its borders, then OPEC would be prevented from manipulating markets within the US, which ultimately stands in the way of bringing the cost of Green Technology down to the levels they would be at naturally without the artificial interference of OPEC. So in such a "variable Tariff/Fixed Price" model, if the price of oil were to rise above the fixed price ...more »

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Ween Oil/Car corps off dirty fuel by subzidizing gree retooling

It's 100% clear that the biggest thing standing in the way of living in a world of ALL green, clean energy (or progress in general) are the companies and people who stand to lose market share as a result of the emergence of new companies and new technologies. These people and large companies will fight tooth and nail to maintain their profits. I don't particularly care for these companies or people, BUT I'd rather live ...more »

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Applying Nash Equilibrium models to decision making

Already-proven engineering and ethical principals need to a greater degree be incorporated into the decision-making process. In particular, given its promise of finding optimal solutions, it is key that Nash Equilibrium models are used to form the daily decisions that determine how limited resources are spent, thus optimizing energy sufficiency and sustainability. Great care must be made in structuring and reviewing ...more »

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Create online citations for all publically available govt data a

WHAT Urge governments to publish granular permalinks for all documents on their websites. WHY * Enable citizens to reliably cite government websites on their personal blogs, on public sites like Wikipedia, or elsewhere. * Provide unique identifiers that enable aggregation of citations. * Make the civic discourse surrounding government websites more discoverable. HOW * An easy-to-deploy archival ...more »

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Renewable,Alternative, Electrical Power,Energy,

I James Edward Dal Cerro beleive that there is no returning the planet back to its size once the internal values of strength is weaken too the point of already the earth has spoken, sink holes, earth has showen what the movement of its progressive ratio of oil drilling, natural gas, being released from the internal surplus of its strength. The project I have created form innovate products, and the innovations of my idea, ...more »

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Alternative,Renewable,Electrical,Power Plants (NO BYE Products)

03/18/2010 Good Day Iam Mr James Edward Dal Cerro This business plan will contain all of the Infrastructure of this energy. The feasibilty for the environmental, constructional,electrical, experts of all trades to examine the details of project. Once this design is showen the engineering experts, the agreement will pervail on this Innovate, of Innovations of my project. This power plant to produce more energy with out ...more »

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INTERNATIONAL SPEED LIMITS SET TO 55 MPH SAVES GAS AND LIVES

SET THE SPEED LIMITS TO 55 MPH ON HIGHWAYS ACROSS THE WORLD. OUR HIGHWAYS ARE OPENED TO HIGH SPEED LIMITS. THIS ALONE WOULD SAVE BILLIONS OF DOLLARS PER YEAR. A VEHICLE TRAVELLING AT 55 MPH WOULD HAVE MORE GAS AND SAVE LIVES, THEN A VEHICLE TRAVELLING AT 70 MPH AND INCREASING THE CHANCE OF A VEHICLE ACCIDENT AND GUZZLING MORE FUEL WHEN WERE IN A FUEL CRISIS. IF PEOPLE WANT TO RACE, GO TO THE RACE TRACKS. ENERGY CONSERVATION ...more »

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Alternative, Renewable, Electrical,Power Plants No Bye Products

03/17/2010 Good Day I have great news for our country, I created an device to run all the wind generations alternative power. I also will build this, and show too all the governmental experts how the energy is created with no fossil fuels, and no bye products omitted into the atmosphere, land human life, and or any life form in any way shape, or form. This creation is an introduction to investigate the infrastructure, ...more »

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Develop an OpenDOE Social Strategy

Disruptive Technologies: A Holistic, Pragmatic Approach New technologies are emerging at a faster pace than Agencies can swallow. The rate of obsolescence outpaces the rate of change. Despite the new technology flood, Agencies lack a strategy to on-board these disruptions. As a result, they often react, flounder, or simply ignore them. We can solve these problems in four major areas of practice: Leadership ...more »

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Energy Multitasking: Jobs, Schools, First Steps

This idea is so simple I'm surprised no one has come up with it yet before me. Photovoltaic solar energy (along with wind turbines, but this idea has mostly to do with solar energy) is the ultimate in green, carbon-neutral energy. It uses an existing energy resource (the sun's light) to generate energy and ultimately electricity. There are problems with the energy transfer efficiency, sure. But improvements are made ...more »

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Correcting ALL incoming power offers greater savings and protect

I haven't seen this issues addressed anywhere. If there was a way to correct all incoming power "in all commercial buildings instantly", what would the benefits in savings and protection mean? For savings, this of course would depend on how the billing is set up. Could you explain how our govt is billed for electricity, is it by KWH OR KVAH? As I understand it, since our govt is the largest user it would make more ...more »

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Gas Prices & ‘Big’ Oil Companies

First off, has no one realized that we have been lucky enough to have a real ‘OIL BOOM’ going on in our back yard! I am pleased that some one in America is benefiting, but the oil companies are jumping through hoops and ladders to get in on this. Talk about profits and a supply that is no longer foreign. However, will the American people/USA Nation as a whole, profit from this...I hope so. The news web pages with the ...more »

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surface mail and air mail

we used to be able to send surface mail to Asia from the U.S. Now we are not able to do so. I can send surface mail/packages from the P.R. China to the U.S. but cannot send surface mail from the U.S. to the P.R. China. The post offfice people said that the containers for air mail were traveling with low utilization. The elimination of surface mail was to force use of the air transport. Since airmail is ...more »

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A new way to charge electriclly powered vehicles while moving.

How come I have to do all of the leg work. I mean how come know one other then myself can come up with this brain storm of and idea. I Todd J. Tocco The true Inventor of this one of a kind Idea. And that is each car or vehicle has two wheels that are being pulled along behind the vehicle if these were a pair of dynamos like a rear hub couldn't it charge the vehicle while moving or at least maintain the battery ...more »

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SolarEnergy powering from here

the cleanest form of energy for our planet. It also renews itself daily. Historically the challenge has been its efficiency rate, i.e. the energy output compared to the solar energy input, which has been uncommercially low. This is now changing as new materials yield substantial improvements. As a consequence the interest is now quickly growing for solar energy as a serious alternative source of energy. Manufacturers ...more »

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Improving Results of Program Solicitations

This issue refers to your solicitation and process. In your recent solicitation (BEETIT), the first sentence states your department seeks " to develop energy efficient cooling technologies". The solicitation also states that you seek innovative solutions. You then proceed to limit the solicitation to very specific areas. There may be many more cost effective solutions in private sector development that your administration ...more »

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BIOMASS alternative energy program solutions

A Potential Structure for Biomass Energy Production Incentives The existing programs for biomass energy production incentives for alternative energy production are complex, cross agencies, are continued and then discontinued, have varying deadline dates, and require approvals through a variety of unrelated Government agencies. Instead of incenting the production of jobs, the on-again, off again nature of the incentives ...more »

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Route planner

From having driven for a living I know that I could avoid slow downs and lights by knowing alternate turns I could make to avoid waiting at lights. A systematic approach to doing this might yield some efficiency gains that would be worth doing for GPS and route mapping.

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Collaborate with DOT to add 'no emissions' for 1st 10 miles

Over $1 trillion leaves the U.S. every 5 years instead of circulating in the U.S. economy because of the country's dependence on fuel derived from oil. http://www.census.gov/foreign-trade/statistics/highlights/annual.html "The 2009 petroleum deficit ($204.3 billion) was the lowest since 2004 ($163.4 billion)." By working with the DOT and EPA to add this requirement to the CAFE standard, this supports the DOE FreedomCar ...more »

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Alt energy combined with Hydrogen.

I had a friend that worked in an nuclear power plant tell me that this type of energy plant runs full bore day and night and when the demand is low, they ground out the energy back into the earth! I have always felt that the US could lead the way to the future by moving toward a hydrogen transportation economy. Once we are established using hydrogen and electric vehicles, the rest of the world would be forced ...more »

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Income-based grants for households to upgrade appliances

There are many energy-efficient appliances on the market today - HVAC systems, refrigerators, clothes washers and dryers, etc. - that are already saving people millions of dollars on their utility bills. Unfortunately, the Americans who would benefit most from these appliances are the Americans who are least able to afford to purchase and install them. An income-based grant program could help offset the purchase and ...more »

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ENDING NUCLEAR POWER RACE BY OUTFITTING PLANTS WITH FUSION

1 MARCH 10 The existing Nuclear Power plants need an upgrade and changed to Fusion Energy. Around the world too many Nuclear Power plants start up and the world awaits for that bad mojoo day, it's not the politicans who have to clean up the mess, it will be Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters and Emt's along with the Military's Mop level teams. Earthquakes reaching 8.8 on the scale should send chills down anyones spine. ...more »

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