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September 9, 2010
Sec. Chu speaks about carbon capture and sequestration. | Energy Department Photo
Carbon Capture and Storage Forum Round-Up

Yesterday, Secretary Chu joined Senator Jay Rockefeller at the University of Charleston in West Virginia for a forum on the future of coal and the case for carbon capture and storage. We were at the event, relaying some of the highlights live via Twitter so that people across the nation could follow along and weigh in on the discussion.

September 8, 2010
Today: Live from the Carbon Capture and Storage Forum

Want to know more about carbon capture and sequestration? Here'e how.

August 13, 2010
Pete McGrail, a Laboratory Fellow at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, is part of a team studying basalts to determine how carbon dioxide can be safely and permanently stored in these massive, deep underground rock formations. | Photo courtesy of Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
Cleaning Up Coal

How we're making coal a better energy source than it used to be.

August 11, 2010
Geological Carbon Sequestration, Spelunking and You

What do spelunkers, mineralogists and these Carbon Capture and Sequestration (CCS) awardees have in common?

July 28, 2010
DOE Collaboration with National Geographic's JASON Project Yields Three CODiE Awards

The JASON Project's multimedia energy curriculum has earned three CODiE Awards from the Software & Information Industry Association.

July 23, 2010
Weekly Wrap-Up: Testing Wind Blades, Converting Carbon Emissions, and Eco-Driving

Two Energy Department-funded projects are helping save energy and save money. Find out more here.

July 23, 2010
Cool Roofs Lead to Cooler Cities

Want to know more about one of the quickest and lowest cost ways we can reduce our carbon footprint and slow climate change? Read this.

February 1, 2010
President Requests $760.4 Million for Fossil Energy Programs

President Obama's FY 2011 budget seeks $760.4 million for the Office of Fossil Energy to support improved energy security and rapid development of climate-oriented technology.

November 16, 2009
Fossil Energy Announces Addition of Three Key Staff Members

The Department of Energy today announced the recent appointment of three key senior staff members to the Office of Fossil Energy - James F. Wood, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Clean Coal; Christopher A. Smith, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Oil and Natural Gas; and Michelle Dallafior, Senior Policy Advisor to the Assistant Secretary.

October 13, 2009
Secretary Chu Announces Up to $55 Million in Funding to Develop Advanced Carbon Capture Technology at Existing Coal-Fired Power Plants

Funding Opportunity Announcement Solicits Proposals for Bench- through Pilot-Scale Projects