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May 27, 2011
DOE to Host Secretary of Energy Advisory Board Natural Gas Subcommittee Meeting

 

Washington, DC - On Wednesday, June 1 and Thursday, June 2, 2011, the U.S. Department of Energy will host the Secretary of Energy Advisory Board (SEAB) Natural Gas Subcommittee meeting. The meeting will allow subcommittee members to hear from key stakeholders as it works to identify immediate steps that can be taken to improve the safety and environmental performance of hydraulic fracturing.

May 24, 2011
Department of Energy to Host Inaugural Energy Frontier Research Center Summit

Secretary Chu to Deliver Keynote Address

May 12, 2011
FRIDAY: Secretary Chu and Mayor Villaraigosa to Highlight Los Angeles Electric Vehicle Deployment Success

EVs and charging infrastructure critical to helping reduce U.S. dependence on foreign oil

May 4, 2011
Press Conference Call Tomorrow: Agriculture Secretary Vilsack and Energy Secretary Chu to Discuss Efforts to Reduce U.S. Oil Dependence

 

WASHINGTON - TOMORROW, May 5, 2011, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and Energy Secretary Steven Chu will host a media conference call to highlight Obama Administration efforts to move the nation towards a clean energy future and reduce America's dependence on imported oil.

Secretaries Vilsack and Chu will be announcing biomass research and development grants to the following states: Florida, Hawaii, Kansas, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Montana, New Jersey, and South Carolina.

 

April 27, 2011
Department of Energy Kicks Off the State of Environmental Justice in America 2011 Conference

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Department of Energy, along with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the U.S. Department of Interior, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the National Small Town Alliance, the Howard University School of Law and others, kicked off the State of Environmental Justice in America 2011 Conference today in Washington, D.C.

April 26, 2011
Department of Energy Releases Details of Tribal Summit

Event will gather American Indian and Alaska Native Leaders, Obama administration officials, senior Department of Energy officials and members of Congress

April 26, 2011
Department of Energy Releases Details of Tribal Summit

Event will gather American Indian and Alaska Native Leaders, Obama administration officials, senior Department of Energy officials and members of Congress

April 21, 2011
FRIDAY: Energy Secretary Steven Chu and Former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger to Hold Conference Call with Students from College and University Energy Clubs Across the Country

 

WASHINGTON, DC - On Earth Day, April 22, U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu and former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger will participate in a conference call hosted by the White House Office of Public Engagement with students from college and university energy clubs across the country.

April 20, 2011
Secretaries Chu and Donovan to Host Conference Call on Home Owners Energy-Saving Improvements Program

 

WASHINGTON - Thursday, April 21st, U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu and U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan will launch a new pilot program intended to offer homeowners low-cost financing to help make their homes more energy efficient. The Federal Housing Administration's (FHA) new PowerSaver Program will offer homeowners up to $25,000 to finance the installation of insulation, duct sealing, replacement doors and windows, HVAC systems, water heaters, solar panels, and geothermal systems.

April 19, 2011
WEDNESDAY: Secretary Chu to Make Clean Energy Funding Announcement

 

Washington, DC - Tomorrow, Wednesday, April 20, U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu will host a conference call to make a clean energy funding announcement.  Secretary Chu will be joined by Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy (ARPA-E) Director Arun Majumdar. Secretary Chu will discuss how ARPA-E is helping spur innovation to grow the economy and win the future.