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Secretary Chu to Release Energy Department’s Inaugural Quadrennial Technology Review

September 26, 2011 - 1:42am

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Washington, DC – On Tuesday, September 27 U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu will announce the findings of the Energy Department’s inaugural Quadrennial Technology Review at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in Washington, DC. Secretary Chu will highlight the report’s findings and discuss the Department's plan for building our clean energy future portfolio.

Secretary Chu will be joined by Office of Science and Technology Director John Holdren and DOE Under Secretary for Science Steven Koonin.

Recommended by the President’s Council on Science and Technology, the Energy Department’s Quadrennial Technology Review highlights the Department’s key research functions in the broader energy landscape. It establishes a framework, utilizing six key strategies, in which to prioritize the Department’s research and development across energy technologies.

The event is free and open to the public. For more information, please visit www.energy.gov/qtr. Media interested in attending should RSVP to Niketa Kumar at niketa.kumar@hq.doe.gov by 3pm on Monday, September 26.

The report on the inaugural Quadrennial Technology Review will be available for download at www.energy.gov/qtr.

Report on the First Quadrennial Technology Review

WHO: U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu
Office of Science and Technology Director John Holdren
Energy Department’s Under Secretary for Science Steven Koonin
WHAT: Public Release of the First Quadrennial Technology Review
WHERE: American Association for the Advancement of Science Auditorium
1200 New York Avenue
Washington, DC
WHEN: September 27, 2011
1:00 PM ET

 

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