Agency Information Collection Extension
The Department of Energy (DOE) has submitted an information collection request to the OMB for extension under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The information collection requests a three-year extension of its Better Buildings Challenge; Better Buildings Alliance; Better Buildings, Better Plants Voluntary Pledge Program, OMB Control Number 1910-5141. The proposed collection will be used to report the progress of participants in the DOE Better Buildings programs, including the Better Buildings Challenge, Better Buildings, Better Plants program, and the Better Buildings Alliance. These voluntary programs are intended to drive greater energy efficiency in the commercial and industrial marketplace to create savings and jobs. This will be accomplished by highlighting the ways participants overcome market barriers and persistent obstacles with replicable, marketplace solutions. These programs will showcase real solutions and partner with industry leaders to better understand policy and technical opportunities.
Notice of Intent and Request for Information: Quantum Information Science Centers
The Office of Science (SC) in the Department of Energy (DOE) intends to issue a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) in Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 entitled ``Quantum Information Science Centers,'' subject to the availability of appropriated funds. The participating program offices in SC invite interested parties to provide input on the topic areas, organization, requirements, review criteria, and assessment process to be described in this FOA.