As part of the Energy Department’s ongoing efforts to highlight President Obama’s State of the Union address and discuss the Obama Administration’s commitment to American energy resources and innovation, Acting Under Secretary of Energy Arun Majumdar will participate in a roundtable discussion with clean technology businesses.
U.S. Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel Poneman will join Senator Al Franken at the University of Minnesota for events highlighting the Obama Administration’s investments in renewable energy and energy efficient technology.
Washington, D.C. – Tomorrow, Friday, January 27, Acting Under Secretary of Energy Arun Majumdar and North Carolina Congressman Howard Coble will visit the Volvo Group’s truck headquarters in Greensboro, North Carolina. Through the Department of Energy’s Super Truck project, the Volvo Group, which includes Mack Trucks and Volvo Trucks, received $19 million in federal funding to improve the freight-moving efficiency of heavy-duty trucks, an example of the Obama Administration’s strong commitment to reviving the U.S. auto industry through investments in more efficient vehicle technology.
Energy Secretary Steven Chu will highlight the Obama Administration’s investments in clean energy innovation during remarks at the 2012 Franklin Founders Award ceremony today, January 20, in Philadelphia, Penn.
Washington, D.C. – The Department of Energy (DOE) will host an event Friday, January 13, with2011 Physics Nobel Laureate Saul Perlmutter. Dr. Perlmutter, a physicist at the Department’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and a professor of physics at the University of California at Berkeley, won the 2011 Nobel Prize in Physics “for the discovery of the accelerating expansion of the Universe through observations of distant supernovae.” DOE’s Office of Science has supported Dr. Perlmutter’s research at Berkeley Lab since 1983.