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August 16, 2011
10 A.M. CT TODAY: On-the Record Conference Call for Obama Administration to Announce Major Initiative to Enhance America's Energy Security

White House Rural Economic Council Promotes Production of Next Generation Biofuels, Job Creation and Economic Opportunity

August 10, 2011
2:30 PM TODAY: On-the-Record Conference Call with Deputy Assistant to the President for Energy and Climate Change Heather Zichal and Deputy Energy Secretary Daniel Poneman to Discuss the President’s Trip to Holland, Michigan to Tour the Johnson Controls I

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  Today, Deputy Assistant to the President for Energy and Climate Change Heather Zichal and Deputy Energy Secretary Daniel Poneman will hold an on-the-record conference call to preview the President’s trip tomorrow to Holland, MI to tour the Johnson Controls Inc. advanced battery facility.  While at Johnson Controls, the President will highlight the key role innovative technologies will play in helping automakers achieve the historic fuel economy standards, establishing U.S.

August 2, 2011
TOMORROW: Department of Energy to Announce Philips Lighting North America Wins L Prize Competition

Washington, D.C. – On Wednesday, August 3, 2011, Arun Majumdar, Senior Advisor to the Secretary and Director of Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) at the U.S. Department of Energy, will announce Philips Lighting North America has won the 60-watt replacement bulb category of the Bright Tomorrow Lighting Prize (L Prize) competition at an event hosted by U.S. Senators Jeff Bingaman and Lisa Murkowski in the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy & Natural Resources hearing room.

July 13, 2011
Sharing Knowledge for a Low-Carbon Future: Zoellick and Chu in "live" discussion

 

On Wednesday July 13, World Bank President Robert B. Zoellick and US Energy Secretary Steven Chu will discuss how technology and policy can help the world move toward a low-carbon future.

Their half-hour discussion at the World Bank's Washington headquarters will be web-streamed live via the World Bank's external website.

July 13, 2011
TODAY: Secretary Chu and Senator Stabenow to Announce Advanced Automotive Technology Loan for Michigan Manufacturer

 

Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu will join U.S. Senators Carl Levin and Debbie Stabenow on a conference call to make an announcement regarding an advanced automotive technology loan that is expected to create jobs in Michigan, increase manufacturing, and make American automakers more competitive.

 

WHO:  Secretary of Energy Steven Chu

Senator Carl Levin

Senator Debbie Stabenow 

 

July 12, 2011
Department of Energy to Host Quadrennial Technology Review Workshop

Secretary Chu to Deliver Keynote Address

July 11, 2011
Department of Energy to Host Secretary of Energy Advisory Board Natural Gas Subcommittee Meeting

 

Washington, DC - On Wednesday, July 13, 2011, the U.S. Department of Energy will host a public meeting of the Secretary of Energy Advisory Board (SEAB) Natural Gas Subcommittee. The meeting will allow subcommittee members to hear presentations from stakeholders and experts on the safety and environmental performance of hydraulic fracturing.

July 8, 2011
TODAY: Secretary Chu and Former Senator John Warner to Host Conference Call on Lighting Efficiency Standards

 

Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu will join former Virginia Senator John Warner on a conference call to discuss the commonsense, bipartisan energy saving standards for residential lighting that were included in the 2007 energy bill and how these standards will help U.S. households save money.

 

WHO:

Secretary of Energy Steven Chu

Former Virginia Senator John Warner

June 30, 2011
4:45PM ET TODAY: On-the-Record Conference Call with Administration, Jobs Council Officials to Discuss the Obama Administration's Announcement of 14 Initial Partners in the Better Buildings Challenge

 

THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary


WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today at 4:45PM ET, Senior Administration Officials Maria Vargas and Michelle Moore, and Member of the President's Jobs Council Laura Tyson will hold an on-the-record conference call to discuss the Administration's announcement today at the Clinton Global Initiative America meeting of 14 initial partners in the Better Buildings Challenge.  The initial partners include private sector companies, financial institutions and local governments.

June 28, 2011
TODAY: ARPA-E Director Arun Majumdar to Host Live Chat on Reducing America's Oil Dependence Through Innovation

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Wednesday, June 29, ARPA-E Director Arun Majumdar will host the Department of Energy's second "Energy Matters" live chat. Dr. Majumdar will discuss the investments being made in innovative research and technology today that will move us off of foreign oil and toward the clean energy infrastructure of the future.

You can submit your questions about new energy innovations to Dr. Majumdar in advance of the event through email, Twitter or Facebook, by