GAO was asked to identify (1) solar- related initiatives supported by federal agencies in fiscal years 2010 and 2011 and key characteristics of those initiatives and (2) the extent of fragmentation, overlap, and duplication, if any, of federal solar- related initiatives, as well as the extent of any coordination among these initiatives. GAO reviewed its previous work and interviewed officials at each of the agencies identified as having federal solar initiatives active in fiscal years 2010 and 2011. GAO developed a questionnaire and administered it to officials involved in each initiative to collect information on: initiative goals, technology advancement activities, funding obligations, number of projects, and coordination activities.
Tuesday, October 2, 2012
GAO Report Released: Solar Energy Federal Initiatives Overlap but Take Measures to Avoid Duplication
Recently, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released its report, titled Solar Energy Federal Initiatives Overlap but Take Measures to Avoid Duplication GAO-12-843 (Aug. 30, 2012). This 58 page report, available here, was conducted as the