Energy Secretary Chu to Deliver Key Speech

September 21, 2009

A National Energy Summit & International Dialogue Alert

September 23 – 24, 2009

WASHINGTON, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Honorable Steven Chu, U.S. Secretary of Energy, will deliver a key speech on energy at the upcoming National Energy Summit & International Dialogue, September 23, in Washington D.C.

Chu is the 12th U.S. Secretary of Energy and is charged with helping implement an ambitious agenda to invest in alternative and renewable energy and address the global climate crisis while creating millions of new jobs. Prior to leading the U.S. Department of Energy, Secretary Chu established himself as a distinguished scientist with research in atomic physics, quantum electronics and polymer and biophysics. He has served as director of the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, and professor of Physics and Molecular and Cell Biology at the University of California. In 2004, Secretary Chu was the co-winner of the Nobel Prize for Physics. He was also a member of the Steering Committee for the Council on Competitiveness’ energy policy recommendations published in “Prioritize: A 100-Day Energy Action Plan.”

The National Energy Summit & International Dialogue will feature two days of high-level, outcome-based dialogues focused on addressing specific steps to drive competitiveness and prosperity through secure and sustainable energy. More information on the National Energy Summit & International Dialogue can be found at www.compete.org/nes or by contacting Matthew Faraci at mfaraci@compete.org.

Watch the live Summit broadcast at www.compete.org/nes.

The Summit is presented by the Council on Competitiveness and features Newsweek as the exclusive media partner.

SOURCE Council on Competitiveness

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