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June 30, 2011
4:45PM ET TODAY: On-the-Record Conference Call with Administration, Jobs Council Officials to Discuss the Obama Administration's Announcement of 14 Initial Partners in the Better Buildings Challenge

 

THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary


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.

June 28, 2011
TODAY: ARPA-E Director Arun Majumdar to Host Live Chat on Reducing America's Oil Dependence Through Innovation

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.

You can submit your questions about new energy innovations to Dr. Majumdar in advance of the event through email, Twitter or Facebook, by

June 24, 2011
Department of Energy to Host Secretary of Energy Advisory Board Natural Gas Subcommittee Meeting

 

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.

June 23, 2011
10:30AM TODAY: Senior Administration Officials to Hold a Background Conference Call Regarding Oil

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.

June 21, 2011
WEDNESDAY: Energy Secretary Chu and Labor Secretary Solis to Discuss Clean Energy Jobs in Nevada

Sec. Chu will also preview his trip to the state on Thursday

June 3, 2011
Secretary Chu to Travel to Russia Next Week

Secretary of Energy to focus on U.S.-Russian cooperation on civil nuclear, non-proliferation, clean energy technology, and energy efficiency

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.