WASHINGTON, DC – Collegiate teams featuring over 4,000 students from around the world are putting the finishing touches on their solar-powered houses built on the National Mall’s West Potomac Park for the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011. Before the event opens to the public, members of the media are invited to take a sneak peek at these highly energy efficient houses during media preview day and to attend the opening ceremony.
Washington D.C. - Beginning Sunday, September 18, U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu will lead the American delegation at the International Atomic Energy Agency's 55th General Conference in Vienna, Austria. During his visit, Secretary Chu will deliver a speech outlining U.S. priorities regarding the peaceful use of nuclear energy; strengthening nonproliferation and international safeguards; advancing disarmament; and securing nuclear material abroad.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Collegiate teams featuring over 4,000 students from around the world are arriving at the National Mall’s West Potomac Park to assemble the highly energy efficienta solar-powered houses they built for the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011. The teams will then compete in 10 contests during 10 days that gauge each house’s performance, livability and affordability.
Washington, DC – On Tuesday, August 22, 2011, U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu will visit South Carolina to participate in a series of events with Congressman James Clyburn highlighting the role of small business in a clean energy economy.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Deputy Assistant to the President for Energy and Climate Change Heather Zichal and Deputy Energy Secretary Daniel Poneman will hold an on-the-record conference call to preview the President’s trip tomorrow to Holland, MI to tour the Johnson Controls Inc. advanced battery facility. While at Johnson Controls, the President will highlight the key role innovative technologies will play in helping automakers achieve the historic fuel economy standards, establishing U.S.
Washington, D.C. – On Wednesday, August 3, 2011, Arun Majumdar, Senior Advisor to the Secretary and Director of Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) at the U.S. Department of Energy, will announce Philips Lighting North America has won the 60-watt replacement bulb category of the Bright Tomorrow Lighting Prize (L Prize) competition at an event hosted by U.S. Senators Jeff Bingaman and Lisa Murkowski in the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy & Natural Resources hearing room.
Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu will join U.S. Senators Carl Levin and Debbie Stabenow on a conference call to make an announcement regarding an advanced automotive technology loan that is expected to create jobs in Michigan, increase manufacturing, and make American automakers more competitive.