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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.



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

November 16, 2011
Department of Energy Launches New Public Affairs Twitter Handle

Washington, DC – The Department of Energy today announced the launch of a new Twitter account to help the agency better distribute news and announcements. The @EnergyPressSec feed will offer reporters and other interested stakeholders another way to get important Department information as it is released.

November 16, 2011
Dr. Kathleen Hogan to Host Live Chat on Industrial Energy Efficiency

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Kathleen Hogan, Assistant Deputy Secretary for Energy Efficiency, will host the Department of Energy's fourth "Energy Matters" live chat today. Dr. Hogan will discuss how the cost savings associated with industrial energy efficiency measures affect American companies and their global competitiveness.

November 10, 2011
Secretary of Energy Advisory Board Hosts Conference Call on Shale Gas Draft Report

Washington, DC - On Monday, November 14, 2011, the Secretary of Energy Advisory Board (SEAB) will convene a public meeting via conference call to discuss the SEAB Subcommittee on Shale Gas Production draft report . The meeting will allow SEAB members to provide advice and recommendations as well receive public comments on the report.

Media wishing to attend should contact Niketa Kumar at by 5pm on Friday, November 11.