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.
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.
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.
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Washington, DC - On Tuesday, June 28, 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.
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Thursday, June 23 at 10:30AM ET, Senior Administration Officials will hold a background conference call regarding the ongoing oil supply disruptions in the Middle East and North Africa and the announcement this morning to release oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve in coordination with the International Energy Agency. The call will be on background with no embargo.
Washington, D.C. - On Thursday, June 16, 2011, Energy Secretary Steven Chu will welcome the sponsors and 16 student teams participating in EcoCAR: the NeXt Challenge, a three-year collegiate student engineering competition that focuses on advanced vehicle technologies that minimize fuel consumption and emissions, to the Finish Line at the U.S. Department of Energy in Washington, D.C. At the Finish Line, Secretary Chu will tour the vehicles on display and speak with the students who engineered and built them.