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, with 2011 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.
Washington, DC – U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu will host a conference call with Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton to announce a major American Recovery and Reinvestment Act milestone for the Department of Energy’s Weatherization Assistance Program.
WHAT: Energy Secretary Steven Chu will be joined by Governor Dayton to make an announcement on the Department’s weatherization program accomplishment
Washington, D.C. – Energy Deputy Secretary Daniel Poneman will make an important announcement today about a new Department of Energy initiative to accelerate partnerships between innovative companies and our national laboratories to bring job-creating technologies to the market. The announcement will occur during a speech at a Council on Competitiveness event on how the United States can lead the world in 21st century advanced manufacturing. The event is open press.