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ings, and shall take such actions as may be necessary or appropriate to promote to the maximum extent practicable achievement of such targets by Federal buildings. The performance targets established under the preceding sentence shall be compatible with energy conservation performance standards adopted or developed by the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development for buildings. SEC. 547. ENERGY AUDITS AND RETROFITTING OF EX.
ISTING FEDERAL BUILDINGS. (a) AUDITS OF BUILDINGS WITH 30,000 OR MORE SQUARE FEET.-As soon as possible after the date of the enactment of this part, each Federal agency shall conduct, to the maximum extent feasible, a preliminary energy audit, of all Federal buildings under its jurisdiction, occupancy, or control which contain 30,000 or more square feet of floor space, and shall furnish the results of such audit to the Secretary. The Secretary shall submit to the Congress a full report on all preliminary energy audits conducted under this subsection no later than August 15, 1979.
(b) AUDITS OF FEDERAL BUILDINGS WITH 1,000 OR MORE BUT LESS THAN 30,000 SQUARE FEET.—As soon as possible after the completion of the preliminary energy audits required under subsection (a) (and concurrently with such audits to the maximum extent feasible in the case of any agency), each Federal agency shall conduct a preliminary energy audit of all Federal buildings under its jurisdiction, occupancy, or control which contain 1,000 or more but less than 30,000 square feet of floor space, and shall furnish the results of such audit to the Secretary. The Secretary shall submit to the Congress a full report on all preliminary energy audits conducted under this subsection no later than August 15, 1980.
(c) RETROFIT OF FEDERAL BUILDINGS.—(1) Each Federal agency shall, in accordance with this subsection, select from each preliminary energy audit conducted by such agency under subsections (a) and (b) appropriate Federal buildings under its jurisdiction, occupancy, or control for retrofit measures to improve their energy efficiency in general and to minimize their life cycle cost. Such measures shall include, without being limited to, energy conservation measures, measures involving solar technology and other renewable energy resources, and any maintenance and operating procedures and particular energy-related modifications determined appropriate by an energy survey. In selecting the measures to be applied, Federal agencies shall give priority to changes in maintenance and operating procedures over measures requiring substantial structural modification or the installation of equipment.
(2) At least 1 percent of the total gross square floor footage contained in all Federal buildings which are under the jurisdiction, occupancy, or control of Federal agencies, and which are included in a preliminary energy audit conducted by such agencies under subsections (a) and (b) shall be retrofitted by such agencies under paragraph (1) pursuant to actions taken or arrangements made by such agencies during the first full fiscal year beginning after the date of the enactment of this part; and an additional percentage of such total gross square footage equal to at least 1 percentage point higher than the percentage applicable under this paragraph in the preceding year shall be so retrofitted pursuant to actions taken or arrangements made during the second and third such fiscal years, with a view to achieving full compliance with paragraph (3) by the time specified therein.
(3) On or before January 1, 1990, all Federal buildings which are under the jurisdiction, occupancy, or control of any Federal agency shall be the subject of such retrofit measures under paragraph (1) as will assure their minimum life cycle costs. SEC. 548. LEASED FEDERAL BUILDINGS.
In leasing buildings for its own use or that of another Federal agency, each
Federal agency shall give appropriate preference to buildings which use solar heating and cooling equipment or other renewable energy sources or which otherwise minimize life cycle costs. SEC. 549. BUDGET TREATMENT OF ENERGY CONSERV.
ING IMPROVMENTS BY FEDERAL AGENCIES. Each Federal agency, in the preparation and submission of its requests to the Congress for appropriations, and authorizations for appropriations, for any fiscal year beginning after the date of the enactment of this Act, shall specifically set forth and identify in a separate line item or items
(1) the funds requested for retrofit measures to be undertaken under this part; and
(2) the portion of any other funds requested which represent to the maximum extent practicable the initial costs of construction or renovation attributable to capital equipment for energy conservation or the utilization of solar energy and other renewable
energy sources. SEC. 550. REPORTS.
Each Federal agency shall periodically furnish the Secretary with full and complete information on its activities under this part, and the Secretary shall annually submit to the Congress a comprehensive report on all activities under this part and on the progress made toward achievement of the objectives of this part.
SEC. 551. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.
There are authorized to be appropriated to the Secretary not to exceed $2,000,000 for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1979, to enable him to perform the analytical and administrative functions vested in him under this part.
PART 4FEDERAL PHOTOVOLTAIC
SEC. 561. SHORT TITLE OF PART.
This part may be cited as the “Federal Photovoltaic Utilization Act". SEC. 562. DEFINITIONS. For purposes of this part
(1) The term "Federal facility” means any building, structure, or fixture or part thereof which is owned by the United States or any Federal agency or which is held by the United States or any Federal agency under a lease-acquisition agreement under which the United States or a Federal agency will receive fee simple title under the terms of such agreement without further negotiation.
(2) The term "Secretary” means the Secretary of
There is hereby established a photovoltaic energy commercialization program for the accelerated procurement and installation of photovoltaic solar electric systems for electric production in Federal facilities. SEC. 564. PURPOSE OF PROGRAM.
The purpose of the program established by section 563 is to
(1) accelerate the growth of a commercially viable and competitive industry to make photovoltaic solar electric systems available to the general public as an option in order to reduce national consumption of fossil fuel;
(2) reduce fossil fuel costs to the Federal Government;
(3) stimulate the general use within the Federal Government of methods for the minimization of life cycle costs; and
(4) develop performance data on the program es
tablished by section 563. SEC. 565. ACQUISITION OF SYSTEMS.
The program established by section 563 shall provide for the acquisition of photovoltaic solar electric systems
and associated storage capability by the Secretary for their use by Federal agencies. The acquisition of photovoltaic solar electric systems shall be at an annual level substantial enough to allow use of low-cost production techniques by suppliers of such systems. The Secretary is authorized to make such acquisitions through the use of multiyear contracts. Authority under this part to enter into acquisition contracts shall be only to the extent as may be provided in advance in appropriation Acts. SEC. 566. ADMINISTRATION
The Secretary shall administer the program established under section 563 and shall
(1) consult with the Secretary of Defense to insure that the installation and purchase of photovoltaic solar electric systems pursuant to this part shall not interfere with defense-related activities;
(2) prescribe such rules and regulations as may be appropriate to monitor and assess the performance and operation of photovoltaic electric systems installed pursuant to this part; and
(3) report annually to the Congress on the status
of the program. SEC. 567. SYSTEM EVALUATION AND PURCHASE PRO.
GRAM. (a) PROGRAM.-The Secretary shall establish, within 60 days after the date of the enactment of this part, a photovoltaic systems evaluation and purchase program to provide such systems as are required by the Federal agencies to carry out this part. In acquiring photovoltaic solar electric systems under this part, the Secretary shall insure that such systems reflect to the maximum extent practicable the most advanced and reliable technologies and shall schedule purchases in a manner which will stimulate the early development of a permanent lowcost private photovoltaic production capability in the United States, and to stimulate the private sector market for photovoltaic power systems. The Secretary shall, subject to the availability of appropriated funds, procure not more than 30 megawatts of photovoltaic solar electric systems during fiscal years ending September 30, 1979, September 30, 1980, and September 30, 1981.
(b) OTHER PROCUREMENT.— Nothing in this part shall preclude any Federal agency from directly procuring a photovoltaic solar electric system (in lieu of obtaining one under the program under subsection (a)), except that any such Federal agency shall consult with the Secretary before procuring such a system. SEC. 568. ADVISORY COMMITTEE.
(a) ESTABLISHMENT.—There is hereby established an advisory committee to assist the Secretary in the esablish
ment and conduct of the programs established under this part.
(b) MEMBERSHIP.Such committee shall be composed of the Secretary of Defense, the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, the Administrator of the General Services Administration, the Secretary of Transportation, the Administrator of the Small Business Administration, the chairman of the Federal Trade Commission, the Postmaster General, and such other persons as the Secretary deems necessary. The Secretary shall appoint such other nongovernmental persons to the extent necessary to assure that the membership of the committee will be fairly balanced in terms of the point of view represented and the functions to be performed by the committee.
(c) TERMINATION.—The advisory Committee shall terminate October 1, 1981. SEC. 569. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.
For the purposes of this part, there is authorized to be appropriated to the Secretary not to exceed $98,000,000 for the period beginning October 1, 1978, and ending September 30, 1981.
TITLE VI-ADDITIONAL ENERGY.
PART 1-INDUSTRIAL ENERGY EFFICIENCY
SEC. 601. INDUSTRIAL ENERGY EFFICIENCY REPORTING,
(a) IDENTIFICATION OF MAJOR ENERGY CONSUMERS.Section 373 of the Energy Policy and Conservation Act (42 U.S.C. 6343) is amended
(1) in the first sentence by inserting “(a)" before “Within”;
(2) by striking out the second sentence thereof; and
(3) by adding at the end thereof the following new subsection: “(b) Within 90 days after the date of the enactment of this subsection, the Secretary shall identify each corporation which consumes at least one trillion British thermal units of energy per year and which is within a major energy-consuming industry identified under subsection (a).".
(b) REPORTS.—[Amends the Energy Policy and Conservation Act which appears in this compilation, by adding a new section 375.]