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July 16, 2009
Chu Announces Joint U.S.-China Building Efficiency MOU

BEIJING, CHINA - After touring the "America House," a U.S. designed demonstration of cutting edge "zero energy" building technology, U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu today announced a new agreement between the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the Chinese Ministry of Urban-Rural Development (MOHURD) to foster collaboration and partnership in the development of improved, more efficient building designs as well as sustainable communities that rely on greater use of renewable energy.

March 15, 2009
As OPEC Ministers Meet, Secretary Chu Stresses the Importance of Energy Independence

Washington, DC - As OPEC ministers held a meeting in Vienna Sunday, U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu again stressed the need for energy independence and called for global cooperation on energy, economic and climate challenges.

March 13, 2009
Secretary Chu Stresses Global Cooperation on Energy, Economic and Climate Challenges in Talks with World Energy Ministers

Washington, DC - In recent discussions with a broad range of world energy ministers, U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu has stressed the need for global cooperation on energy, economic and climate challenges.  Over the past several weeks, Secretary Chu's dialogue with representatives of both energy producing and consuming nations has reinforced the Obama Administration's commitment to energy independence and stressed the shared opportunities to create jobs and boost the global economy through energy efficiency and the development of lower carbon fuels.

February 12, 2009
Secretary Chu Meets With Algerian Oil Minister Chakib Khelil

Washington, DC - Today U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu met with Algerian Energy Minister Chakib Khelil.  The following is a statement from Department of Energy spokesperson Dan Leistikow:

"Today's meeting with an important U.S. trading partner was an opportunity to reaffirm the Obama Administration's commitment to setting our country on a new course -- leading the world toward clean, renewable energy sources that will create new green jobs and address the global climate crisis.