You are here

PI Blog Archive

June 27, 2012
Kim Saylors-Laster, Vice President of Walmart Energy and ambassador for the Clean Energy Education & Empowerment Initiative. | Photo courtesy of Walmart.
Join the Discussion: Trailblazing a Path for Women in Clean Energy

"My supervisors asked what I’d like to do next, and when I answered, 'something that makes a difference in the world,' they suggested energy."

June 25, 2012
Join our Women in Clean Energy Twitter Chat this Wednesday, June 27 at 1 pm EDT. | Photo courtesy of Dennis Schroeder/NREL.
Join Us On Twitter! Women in Clean Energy Chat on Wednesday, June 27

What can we do to support the leadership of women in clean energy? Share your thoughts during our twitter chat this Wednesday.

June 12, 2012
U.S.-India Partnership to Advance Clean Energy: A Progress Report (June 2012)

Energy cooperation is a central element of the U.S.-India strategic partnership. President Obama and Prime Minister Singh launched the U.S.-India Partnership to Advance Clean Energy (PACE) in November 2009 to accelerate the transition to high performing, low emissions, and energy secure economies.

April 26, 2012
Prime Minister David Cameron, Secretary of State Edward Davey, Energy Department  Secretary Steven Chu and Minister of State Greg Barker at the third Clean Energy Ministerial event in London on 26 April 2012. | Photo courtesy of the <a href="">Department of Energy and Climate Change</a>.
IEA Unveils Clean Energy Progress Report in London

The International Energy Agency tracks global progress in advancing clean energy technologies in a new report.

April 25, 2012
Energy Department Secretary Steven Chu in London for the Clean Energy Ministerial. | Photo courtesy Sustainable Energy for All.
A Meeting of International Minds: The Clean Energy Ministerial Begins Today

Today at Lancaster House in London, leading energy-decision makers are gathering for the Clean Energy Ministerial annual meeting.

October 19, 2011
Critical Materials for a Clean Energy Future

Earlier this month, United States, Japanese and European Union officials, along with a number of industry stakeholders, met for a “Trilateral Conference on Critical Materials for a Clean Energy Future.” I had the opportunity to give a keynote address and discuss the role of critical materials in clean energy technologies with a wide range of experts.

June 29, 2011
Hybrid vehicles circle the track at Indianapolis Motor Speedway as part of the inaugural Clean Cities Stakeholder Summit
The Clean Energy Race

Assistant Secretary David Sandalow documents his experiences at the inaugural Clean Cities Stakeholder Summit at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

May 5, 2011
First Lady Michelle Obama and Secretary Chu Honor Employees for Public Service Recognition Week

First Lady Michelle Obama thanks employees in this video for Public Service Recognition Week.

April 5, 2011
Accelerating the Transition to Clean Energy Technologies

The Department participates in the Clean Energy Ministerial in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, for the next step in accelerating the global transition to clean energy technologies.

December 15, 2010
 | Department of Energy Illustration |
Energy Department Releases New Critical Materials Strategy

At an event this morning at the Center for Strategic & International Studies, the Energy Department released a strategy on critical materials. The report examines the role of rare earth metals and other materials used in four clean energy technologies: wind turbines, electric vehicles, solar cells and energy-efficient lighting.