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Energy Secretary Steven Chu to Visit Memphis

January 26, 2011 - 12:00am

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WASHINGTON, DC - Tomorrow, January 27th U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu will travel to Memphis, Tenn. to visit Sharp Solar Manufacturing Plant and FedEx Memphis Superhub. The visit comes two days after President Obama outlined in his State of the Union speech his vision for a new clean energy economy.

At Sharp Solar, Secretary Chu will review the company's innovative solar manufacturing techniques that provide clean energy power and job creation for Memphis residents. While at FedEx, Secretary Chu will tour the Superhub and participate in an electric vehicle demonstration.

Sharp Solar Event

WHAT: Secretary Steven Chu Tours Sharp Solar Manufacturing Plant

* *Media should RSVP with Chris Loncto lonctoc@sharpsec.com

WHEN: 1:45 PM CDT

**Media availability to follow

WHERE: Sharp Solar Manufacturing Plant

4050 South Mendenhall Road

Memphis, TN 38115

   
FedEx Memphis Superhub Event
   
WHAT:

Secretary Steven Chu to participate in Electric Vehicle

Demonstration.

* *Media must RSVP with Maury Donahue maury.donahue@fedex.com

WHEN: 3:00 PM CDT

**Media availability to follow

WHERE: Greenway Building

3040 Independent Road

Memphis, TN 38118

Media contact(s):

(202) 586-4940

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