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February 4, 2011
MEDIA BRIEFING CONFERENCE CALL: Secretary Chu to Host Solar Energy Conference Call

 

WASHINGTON -TOMORROW, February 4, 2011, Secretary Steven Chu will join with Richard Swanson, President Emeritus of SunPower Corp., to host a media conference call to announce new funding for solar technology and manufacturing projects. Secretary Chu will also release additional details about the Department's SunShot initiative.

 

February 4, 2011
Chu, Salazar to Announce Major Offshore Wind Energy Initiatives

NORFOLK,VA - On Monday, February 7, 2011 Energy Secretary Steven Chu and Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar will announce major new initiatives to accelerate the responsible siting and development of offshore wind energy projects.

February 3, 2011
U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu, U.S. Representatives Larson and Courtney to Visit Research Center in East Hartford

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.

January 28, 2011
NOON TODAY: Chu, Psaki to hold Conference Call on President Obama's Upcoming Events

Top Obama officials will highlight importance of investing in innovation

January 26, 2011
Energy Secretary Steven Chu to Visit Memphis

 

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.

January 24, 2011
WEDNESDAY: Secretary Chu to Host Live Chat on Clean Energy and Innovation

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu will host the Department of Energy's inaugural "Energy Matters" online town hall on President Obama's clean energy and innovation agenda as a follow-up to the State of the Union.  He will speak to and answer questions from an online and in-person audience.

January 19, 2011
Secretary Chu to Address the Winter Meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors

WASHINGTON, D.C. - US Energy Secretary Steven Chu will address the 79th winter meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors. Secretary Chu will attend the Energy Standing Committee session of the conference where he will discuss the importance of clean energy to our economic competitiveness.

WHAT: Energy Secretary Steven Chu to attend US Conference of Mayors Winter Meeting
WHEN: Wednesday, January 19, 2010

4:30 PM EDT

January 19, 2011
Secretary Chu to Host Secretary of Energy Advisory Board Meeting

Washington, DC - On Thursday, January 20, 2011, U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu will host the second meeting of the Secretary of Energy Advisory Board (SEAB). The first meeting of the New Year will focus on the importance of innovation in maintaining global competitiveness. Secretary Chu will begin his remarks at 9:30 AM.

Media wishing to attend should contact Niketa Kumar at Niketa.kumar@hq.doe.gov by Wednesday, January 19th by 5 p.m.

January 4, 2011
Media Conference Call Advisory: U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory, General Motors and LG Chem to discuss advanced battery material

January 5, 2011 - The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory, General Motors and LG Chem plan to make an announcement about advanced lithium-ion battery technology for electrified vehicles.  At 2:30 p.m., ET on Thursday, January 6, 2011, DOE Acting Under Secretary Cathy Zoi; Argonne Lab's Director Eric Issacs; GM Ventures President, Jon Lauckner; and LG Chem Power Inc.'s Mohamed Alamgir, will hold a media conference call to discuss the material.  This will be an opportunity to learn more about developments in the advanced battery material area.

December 15, 2010
TOMORROW: Secretaries Chu and Salazar to Make Major Renewable Energy Announcement

WASHINGTON, DC --- Secretary of Energy Steven Chu and Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar will hold a news media teleconference tomorrow, Thursday, December 16, 2010 to make a major announcement regarding renewable energy development on public lands in the West.

Credentialed media may participate in the 1:00 p.m. Eastern conference call by dialing 1-800-857-9733 and entering the access code ENERGY.

WHO:  

Steven Chu, Secretary of Energy

Ken Salazar, Secretary of the Interior