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February 9, 2012
Secretary Chu to Host Conference Call Announcing the Winners of the America’s Next Top Energy Innovator Challenge

Building on President Obama’s State of the Union address in which he discussed the Obama Administration’s commitment to supporting innovation and American companies, U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu will announce the three winning startup companies – based on a public vote and an expert review – out of the 14 participating in the “America’s Next Top Energy Innovator” challenge during a conference call.

February 2, 2012
Secretary Chu and Deputy Secretary of Energy Poneman to Highlight Obama’s State of the Union Address, Discuss “All of the Above” Energy Strategy

Secretary Chu to Visit Major Industrial Efficiency Project, Host Town Hall in Texas; Poneman to Visit Natural Gas Production Sites in Arkansas

February 1, 2012
Secretary Chu to Visit Houston to Highlight Obama’s State of the Union Address, Discuss “All of the Above” Energy Strategy

Secretary Chu to Visit Major Industrial Efficiency Project, Host State of the Union Town Hall at Houston Community College

January 31, 2012
Energy Secretary Steven Chu to Travel to Bay Area to Highlight State of the Union Address, Commitment to Clean Energy

As part of the Energy Department’s ongoing efforts to highlight President Obama’s State of the Union address and discuss the Obama Administration’s commitment to American energy resources and innovation, U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu will headline a groundbreaking ceremony for Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory’s new Computational Research and Theory Facility, a cutting-edge supercomputing facility. Secretary Chu will also host a State of the Union Town Hall and take questions from students and faculty at San Francisco State University.

January 30, 2012
Los Angeles CleanTech Incubator to Host Event With Senior Energy Department Official Dr. Arun Majumdar

As part of the Energy Department’s ongoing efforts to highlight President Obama’s State of the Union address and discuss the Obama Administration’s commitment to American energy resources and innovation, Acting Under Secretary of Energy Arun Majumdar will participate in a roundtable discussion with clean technology businesses.

January 30, 2012
Salazar, Chu to Flip Switch on Energy-Efficient LED Lights on National Mall

65 percent energy savings expected from state-of-the-art lights; Ceremony kicks-off week of energy events for Obama Administration

January 26, 2012
University of Minnesota Hosts Clean Energy Events With U.S. Deputy Secretary of Energy Poneman and Senator Franken

U.S. Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel Poneman will join Senator Al Franken at the University of Minnesota for events highlighting the Obama Administration’s investments in renewable energy and energy efficient technology.

January 26, 2012
Volvo Truck Headquarters in North Carolina to Host Event With Acting Under Secretary of Energy Majumdar

Washington, D.C. – Tomorrow, Friday, January 27, Acting Under Secretary of Energy Arun Majumdar and North Carolina Congressman Howard Coble will visit the Volvo Group’s truck headquarters in Greensboro, North Carolina. Through the Department of Energy’s Super Truck project, the Volvo Group, which includes Mack Trucks and Volvo Trucks, received $19 million in federal funding to improve the freight-moving efficiency of heavy-duty trucks, an example of the Obama Administration’s strong commitment to reviving the U.S. auto industry through investments in more efficient vehicle technology.

January 25, 2012
Secretary Chu to Tour Sandia National Laboratories and Highlight President Obama’s State of the Union Blueprint to Build an Economy that Lasts

Secretary Chu to Host State of the Union Town Hall at University of New Mexico

January 20, 2012
Energy Secretary Chu in Philadelphia to Highlight Investments in Clean Energy Innovation

Energy Secretary Steven Chu will highlight the Obama Administration’s investments in clean energy innovation during remarks at the 2012 Franklin Founders Award ceremony today, January 20, in Philadelphia, Penn.