U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu Sept. 23 announced the Department finalized a $105 million loan guarantee to support the development of one of the nation's first commercial-scale cellulosic ethanol plants.
Hundreds of thousands of people found work in the past few years thanks to Recovery Act and Energy Department programs designed to stimulate the economy while creating new power sources, conserving resources and aligning the nation to once again lead the global energy economy.
Last night the President laid out the American Jobs Act, a specific, tangible, bi-partisan strategy for putting Americans back to work. This plan will cut taxes for small businesses and put more money into the pockets of hard working Americans, without adding a dime to the Federal deficit.
The $43 million dollars in offshore wind funding Secretary Chu announced today is part of a coordinated federal strategy to put the nation's wind resources to work and support innovation and jobs throughout the United States.
To create jobs and lead in the global clean energy economy, the Obama Administration has made a point of supporting game-changing innovations – including the Energy Department’s Advance Research Programs Agency for Energy (ARPA-E).
In order to find the ways that we can best work with small businesses here at the Energy Department, we turned to the experts – the small business owners themselves -- and held discussions on ways small businesses could increase their access to the Energy Department
President Obama has made it clear the nation that wins the clean energy race will likely be the nation that leads the global economy. And in just over two years, the Loan Programs Office has become one of our most significant and most effective tools to meet this challenge and promote America’s leadership in clean energy production and manufacturing.