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U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu, U.S. Representatives Larson and Courtney to Visit Research Center in East Hartford

February 3, 2011 - 12:00am

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WASHINGTON, DC - Tomorrow, Friday, February 4, U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu will travel to East Hartford, Conn. to visit United Technologies Research Center, which has received funding from the Department for several transformational clean energy research projects. The Secretary is visiting UTC to highlight the importance of investing in innovation and clean energy to put people back to work, grow the economy, and win the future. He will be joined by U.S. Representatives John Larson and Joe Courtney for a tour of the facilities and in addressing UTC employees.

WHO: U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu

U.S. Representative John Larson

U.S. Representative Joe Courtney

WHAT: Tour of United Technologies Research Center
WHEN: 9:45 AM EST

**Media availability to follow

Media are requested to park in the lot designated "UTRC Auditorium" and enter through the entrance marked 1R.

All media and outside personnel will then enter through the "1R" entrance and be processed by security for entry into the facility, and staff will be on hand to assist. General directions are available on the United Technologies Research Center website.

WHERE:  United Technologies Research Center

411 Silver Lane

East Hartford, CT 06108  

Media contact(s):

(202) 586-4940

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