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Secretary Chu to Discuss Importance of Electric Grid Modernization to U.S. Competitiveness at Gridwise Global Forum

November 7, 2011 - 4:43pm


Washington D.C. - U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu will join Israeli Minster of National Infrastructures, Uzi Landau, in opening the second annual GridWise Global Forum on Tuesday, November 8, 2011 in Washington, D.C. Secretary Chu will discuss the need to modernize America’s electric grid to compete in the 21st century global economy.  Secretary Chu will deliver remarks and participate in a moderated discussion. The forum is open press and is hosted by the GridWise Alliance, the leading coalition advocating for the transformation of the electric system.

WHAT:       Energy Secretary Steven Chu to deliver remarks at the GridWise Global Forum

WHEN:       Tuesday, November 8, 2011

                    12:30 PM EST

WHERE:     Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center

                    1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC

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