To amend the National Energy Conservation Policy Act and the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 to promote energy efficiency via information and computing technologies, and for other purposes.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.
This Act may be cited as the ``Energy Efficient Government Technology Act''.
SEC. 2. ENERGY-EFFICIENT AND ENERGY-SAVING INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGIES.
Section 543 of the National Energy Conservation Policy Act (42 U.S.C. 8253) is amended-- (1) by redesignating the second subsection (f) (relating to large capital energy investments) as subsection (g); and (2) by adding at the end the following: ``(h) Federal Implementation Strategy for Energy-Efficient and Energy-Saving Information and Communications Technologies.-- ``(1) In general.--Not later than 1 year after the date of enactment of this subsection, each Federal agency shall collaborate with the Director of the Office of Management and Budget (referred to in this subsection as the `Director') to develop an implementation strategy (including best-practices and measurement and verification techniques) for the maintenance, purchase, and use by the Federal agency of energy- efficient and energy-saving information and communications technologies and practices. Each implementation strategy shall be flexible, cost-effective, and based on the specific operating requirements and statutory mission of the agency. ``(2) Administration.--In developing an implementation strategy, each Federal agency shall-- ``(A) consider information and communications technologies (ICT) and related infrastructure and practices, such as-- ``(i) advanced metering infrastructure; ``(ii) ICT services and products;...