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Department of Energy

Remove Poor DOE Managers!

Poor managers kill morale, show favoritism to their buddies, slow down performance & production of the employees that get it done, and don't recognize the right employees. Are there mandatory SUP or MAN training courses that are required to become a DOE Manager/Supervisor? Is there a competency requirement? How about a DOE Manager Certification Prorgam with Level I, II III & IV? Let the employees rate their performance... more »

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Department of Energy

Alternative Energy

Give a tax credit, or something to that effect, for installing solar panels on your house. Then have an incentive to send energy back to the grid if it isn't used. I'm not quite sure where this is implemented, but I believe it is in Norway. This will also free up money that would've been spent on the electric bill to go back into the economy. It will not hurt the electric companies though, as they will still need technicians... more »

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Department of Energy

DOE National Laboratories (Government Owned and Operated)

Make all or the larger DOE national laboratories into government owned and operated laboratories (staffed by federal workers instead of contractors). This is common in DOD and I would suspect that the DOD laboratories are operated cheaper than the DOE laboratories (salaries and bonuses are less for federal employees).

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