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January 19, 2011
Secretary Chu to Address the Winter Meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors

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.

WHAT: Energy Secretary Steven Chu to attend US Conference of Mayors Winter Meeting
WHEN: Wednesday, January 19, 2010

4:30 PM EDT

January 19, 2011
Secretary Chu to Host Secretary of Energy Advisory Board 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.

Media wishing to attend should contact Niketa Kumar at by Wednesday, January 19th by 5 p.m.

January 4, 2011
Media Conference Call Advisory: U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory, General Motors and LG Chem to discuss advanced battery material

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.

December 15, 2010
TOMORROW: Secretaries Chu and Salazar to Make Major Renewable Energy Announcement

WASHINGTON, DC --- Secretary of Energy Steven Chu and Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar will hold a news media teleconference tomorrow, Thursday, December 16, 2010 to make a major announcement regarding renewable energy development on public lands in the West.

Credentialed media may participate in the 1:00 p.m. Eastern conference call by dialing 1-800-857-9733 and entering the access code ENERGY.


Steven Chu, Secretary of Energy

Ken Salazar, Secretary of the Interior

December 6, 2010
Tomorrow: Secretary Chu to Participate in New Millenium Nuclear Summit

Washington, DC - Tomorrow, December 7, U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu will participate in the New Millenium Nuclear Summit along with White House Advisor Carol Browner, Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) Chairman Greg Jaczko, and members of the U.S. Congress as well as members of industry, labor and non-governmental organizations. The forum on the future of nuclear energy in the United States is being hosted by Third Way and the Idaho National Lab.  U.S. Senators Tom Carper and George V. Voinovich are honorary co-chairs of the event.

December 3, 2010
Deputy Secretary Poneman to Travel to Russia

Washington, D.C. - On Monday, December 6, U.S. Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel Poneman will travel to Russia as part of the ongoing cooperation between the two countries on nuclear security and peaceful nuclear energy issues.

December 1, 2010
Secretary Chu to Tour Leading Solar Firm in Boston Area

Secretary Chu will also address The Economist conference in New York

November 29, 2010
Secretary Chu to Deliver Speech at National Press Club

Washington, DC - On Monday, November 29, 2010, US Energy Secretary Steven Chu will address the National Press Club. Secretary Chu will outline efforts by the Department of Energy to advance America's prosperity though investments in clean energy innovation.

He will discuss the implications of China and other countries moving aggressively to claim a leadership role in the global race for clean energy jobs, and the crucial role America's innovation machine must play in ensuring our economic competitiveness.

November 9, 2010
U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu to Help Rebuild Homes in New Orleans on Veterans Day

Energy Department also announces plans to help advise St. Bernard Project on improving energy efficiency of homes still being built after Hurricane Katrina