WASHINGTON, D.C .- Tomorrow, Tuesday, August 24th, Vice President Biden will hold an event unveiling a report with new analysis on the impact of Recovery Act investments in innovation, science and technology. The Recovery Act is investing over $100 billion in innovative and transformative programs that span industries from Energy to Health Information Technology. These investments are accelerating the pace of innovation, helping to establish the U.S.
WASHINGTON - TODAY, August 19, 2010, Maine Governor John E. Baldacci and DOE Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Cathy Zoi will hold a press conference call to discuss national weatherization milestones under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Assistant Secretary Zoi will also make an announcement about new funding to support innovation in the weatherization program. They will be joined on the call with Gene Brady, the Executive Director of a local weatherization agency in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.
Washington, D.C. - On Monday, U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu will visit the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory in Menlo Park, California. Secretary Chu will join Representatives Zoe Lofgren and Mike Honda and Stanford University President John Hennessy at a dedication ceremony for the Linac Coherent Light Source (LCLS). The Recovery Act-funded LCLS produces x-ray pulses millions of times brighter than the world's most powerful synchrotron sources, capable of capturing images of atoms and molecules in motion.
WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu will visit the Pantex Plant tomorrow, Wednesday, August 11. The Pantex Plant is part of the Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration. In addition to touring the plant, Secretary Chu will participate in briefings with technical experts and participate in an all hands meeting with plant employees. Secretary Chu will be accompanied by NNSA Administrator Tom D'Agostino. Secretary Chu and Administrator D'Agostino will participate in a media availability following the Secretary's visit at 4:15 p.m.
Washington, D.C. - U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu will host the first-ever Clean Energy Ministerial, bringing together ministers and stakeholders from more than 20 countries to launch or join new initiatives that will accelerate the world's transition to clean energy technologies.
Washington, D.C. - At the direction of President Obama, as part of the Administration's ongoing oil spill response efforts U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu is making his fifth trip to Houston today to continue to help identify strategies for containing the oil and ultimately killing the well.
WASHINGTON, DC - Today at the Copenhagen climate conference, on behalf of President Obama, Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced the launch of a new initiative to promote clean energy technologies in developing countries.