WASHINGTON - On Thursday, September 23, 2010, U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu will deliver a keynote address at the inaugural GridWise Global Forum. Secretary Chu will discuss the importance of devloping a smart, strong and secure electricity delivery system to help build a 21st Century clean energy economy.
Washington, D.C. - Following his trip to Vienna, Austria to attend the International Atomic Energy Agency's 54th General Conference, U.S. Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel Poneman will travel to Mongolia from Wednesday, September 22 to Friday, September 24, 2010.
While in Mongolia, Deputy Secretary Poneman will meet with government officials and members of the private sector to discuss energy issues. He will also deliver remarks about the need to build a sustainable energy future at the Mongolian University of Science and Technology.
Washington D.C. - Beginning Monday, September 20, U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu will lead the American delegation at the International Atomic Energy Agency's 54th General Conference in Vienna, Austria. During his visit, Secretary Chu will deliver a speech outlining the U.S.'s priorities regarding the peaceful use of nuclear energy; strengthening nonproliferation and international safeguards; advancing disarmament; and securing nuclear material abroad.
Washington D.C. -Tuesday, September 14, 2010, U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu will speak at the 2010 Montana Economic Development Summit. This year's summit will discuss the mechanics of a healthy recovery and how to get workers back into good-paying jobs. At the invitation of Senator Max Baucus, Secretary Chu will discuss how Montana can seize the clean energy opportunity and highlight the investments the administration has made in the state's clean energy sector.
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.