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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.

January 17, 2012
Secretary Chu to Visit Cleveland

Remarks at City Club of Cleveland to Highlight Importance of Competing in Global Clean Energy Race and How Ohio is Helping to Lead the Way

January 10, 2012
Energy Department to Host Event With 2011 Physics Nobel Laureate Saul Perlmutter

Washington, D.C. – The Department of Energy (DOE) will host an event Friday, January 13, with 2011 Physics Nobel Laureate Saul Perlmutter.  Dr. Perlmutter, a physicist at the Department’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and a professor of physics at the University of California at Berkeley, won the 2011 Nobel Prize in Physics “for the discovery of the accelerating expansion of the Universe through observations of distant supernovae.”  DOE’s Office of Science has supported Dr. Perlmutter’s research at Berkeley Lab since 1983. 

January 6, 2012
Secretary Chu to Highlight Administration Support for U.S. Auto Industry in Detroit Economic Club Speech

Secretary Chu to Tour Detroit Auto Show and Visit Local High School

December 16, 2011
Acting Biomass Program Manager Dr. Valerie Reed to Host Live Twitter Q&A on Advanced Biofuels

Washington, D.C. – On Friday, December 16th, the Energy Department (@energy) will be hosting a live Twitter Q&A on biofuels with Dr. Valerie Reed, Acting Manager of the Biomass Program.

December 15, 2011
Secretary Chu and Governor Dayton to Announce Major Recovery Act Milestone

Washington, DC – U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu will host a conference call with Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton to announce a major American Recovery and Reinvestment Act milestone for the Department of Energy’s Weatherization Assistance Program.  

WHAT:       Energy Secretary Steven Chu will be joined by Governor Dayton to make an announcement on the Department’s weatherization program accomplishment

WHEN:       Today, Thursday, December 15, 2011

                     12:45 PM EST

December 8, 2011
Deputy Secretary Poneman to Make Announcement on Connecting DOE Labs With U.S Businesses at Council on Competitiveness Event

Washington, D.C. – Energy Deputy Secretary Daniel Poneman will make an important announcement today about a new Department of Energy initiative to accelerate partnerships between innovative companies and our national laboratories to bring job-creating technologies to the market. The announcement will occur during a speech at a Council on Competitiveness event on how the United States can lead the world in 21st century advanced manufacturing.  The event is open press.

 

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November 17, 2011
Secretary Chu to Attend Event in Colorado on the Need to Compete Globally in Solar Manufacturing

Will Tour GE Solar Manufacturing Facility in Arvada, Colorado