WASHINGTON -TOMORROW, Tuesday, February 8, 2011, David Sandalow, Department of Energy Assistant Secretary for Policy and International Affairs, will host a conference call with reporters to release a new DOE report on electric vehicles. The report will examine progress to date in meeting President Obama's goal of putting one million electric vehicles on the road by 2015, as well as additional steps that can continue to accelerate America's leadership in electric vehicle deployment.
WASHINGTON -TOMORROW, February 4, 2011, Secretary Steven Chu will join with Richard Swanson, President Emeritus of SunPower Corp., to host a media conference call to announce new funding for solar technology and manufacturing projects. Secretary Chu will also release additional details about the Department's SunShot initiative.
NORFOLK,VA - On Monday, February 7, 2011 Energy Secretary Steven Chu and Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar will announce major new initiatives to accelerate the responsible siting and development of offshore wind energy projects.
WASHINGTON, DC - Tomorrow, Friday, February 4, U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu will travel to East Hartford, Conn. to visit United Technologies Research Center, which has received funding from the Department for several transformational clean energy research projects. The Secretary is visiting UTC to highlight the importance of investing in innovation and clean energy to put people back to work, grow the economy, and win the future. He will be joined by U.S. Representatives John Larson and Joe Courtney for a tour of the facilities and in addressing UTC employees.
WASHINGTON, DC - Tomorrow, January 27th U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu will travel to Memphis, Tenn. to visit Sharp Solar Manufacturing Plant and FedEx Memphis Superhub. The visit comes two days after President Obama outlined in his State of the Union speech his vision for a new clean energy economy.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu will host the Department of Energy's inaugural "Energy Matters" online town hall on President Obama's clean energy and innovation agenda as a follow-up to the State of the Union. He will speak to and answer questions from an online and in-person audience.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - US Energy Secretary Steven Chu will address the 79th winter meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors. Secretary Chu will attend the Energy Standing Committee session of the conference where he will discuss the importance of clean energy to our economic competitiveness.
Energy Secretary Steven Chu to attend US Conference of Mayors Winter Meeting
Washington, DC - On Thursday, January 20, 2011, U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu will host the second meeting of the Secretary of Energy Advisory Board (SEAB). The first meeting of the New Year will focus on the importance of innovation in maintaining global competitiveness. Secretary Chu will begin his remarks at 9:30 AM.
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January 5, 2011 - The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory, General Motors and LG Chem plan to make an announcement about advanced lithium-ion battery technology for electrified vehicles. At 2:30 p.m., ET on Thursday, January 6, 2011, DOE Acting Under Secretary Cathy Zoi; Argonne Lab's Director Eric Issacs; GM Ventures President, Jon Lauckner; and LG Chem Power Inc.'s Mohamed Alamgir, will hold a media conference call to discuss the material. This will be an opportunity to learn more about developments in the advanced battery material area.