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June 13, 2011

President Obama Visits North Carolina's Cree, Inc., and Meets with Council on Jobs and Competitiveness

This entry has been cross-posted from the White House Blog. President Obama to tour Cree, manufacturer of energy efficient LED lighting, while in North Carolina for the Jobs and Competitiveness Council.

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June 8, 2011

Secretary Chu Looks at Russian Energy Technology Today and Tomorrow’s Energy Researchers

Earlier this week, we talked about Secretary Chu’s visit to the St. Petersburg Seaport. But that’s not all he did while visiting the historic Russian city this week. The Optogan LED Factory opened their doors so the Secretary could see their prod...

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June 8, 2011

Have You Ever Seen a Cat Cracker in Person?

Learn the energy slang -- Wheeling, Christmas Tree and more.

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June 8, 2011

A Safe, Secure Nuclear Future

Secretary Chu writes from Russia about opportunities for partnership between our two countries -- most notably on one of the most important areas where we need to work together: nuclear power and nuclear security.

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May 31, 2011

Energy 101: Daylighting

What's daylighting? Learn about the simple concept that can save you energy and money in this edition of Energy 101.

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May 26, 2011

A Simpler, Smarter and More Cost Effective Approach to Regulation

No one likes the burden of paperwork or the headache of navigating a 20-step process just to get an application completed. The Department of Energy...

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May 2, 2011

California Schools Sweep the 2011 National Science Bowl

The Mira Loma High School of Sacramento, California, and the Gale Ranch Middle School of San Ramon, California, beat out 1,800 sciences teams from across the country to become the 2011 National Science Bowl champions today.

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March 22, 2011

Shirley Coates Brostmeyer: Changing the (Engineering) Game

In honor of Women’s History Month, we’ve brought you the stories of several women in the energy and science industries -- past, present and future. This week we spoke with Shirley Coates Brostmeyer, co-founder, CEO and owner of Florida Turbine Tech...

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March 2, 2011

Backstage Footage from the ARPA-E Summit

See what Secretary Chu, Governor Schwarzenegger and ARPA-E Director Arun Majumdar had to say to the gathering of talented graduate students during their surprise visit.