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2013-12-18 08:24:05

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Nobel Laureate and former US Secretary of Energy, Dr. Steven Chu has joined the Board of Directors of Inventys Thermal Technologies, a company that has developed a breakthrough method for capturing CO(2) from coal and natural gas power plants. It is significantly less costly to build and operate than competing systems. The captured CO(2) can be injected underground for Carbon Capture and Sequestration (CCS), Enhanced Oil...

2013-09-18 08:23:35

STOCKHOLM, September 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As global energy challenges impact us all, how can science and society contribute to solutions? At a unique discussion forum called the Nobel Week Dialogue [http://www.nobelweekdialogue.org ], Nobel Laureates, prominent scientists and key thinkers will focus on "Exploring the Future of Energy", including topics such as renewables, fossil fuels and climate change. The Nobel Week Dialogue seeks to deepen the dialogue between...

2013-01-23 08:21:23

WASHINGTON, Jan. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Washington Auto Show®, the automotive industry's annual public policy show and the largest public show held in Washington, D.C., is pleased to announce that Energy Secretary Steven Chu will be the government keynote speaker at the Washington Convention Center on Thursday, January 31(st). Secretary Chu's address will focus on the Department of Energy's EV Everywhere Grand Challenge and will follow the "Affordable Mobility: The Future of...

2012-03-15 16:18:00

WASHINGTON, March 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In light of Energy Secretary Steven Chu's recent comments regarding fuel prices, the American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers urges President Obama to take steps that strengthen the nation's economic and energy security. Current and proposed regulations and programs by the Environmental Protection Agency and the Obama administration, including increased taxes, greenhouse gas controls under the Clean Air Act, Tier 3 gasoline...

2012-02-15 11:45:00

ATLANTA, Feb. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Dr. Steven Chu told workers at Southern Company subsidiary Georgia Power's Plant Vogtle today that nuclear power will continue to be an important part of the energy mix in the United States and around the world. In a speech before several hundred plant employees, Dr. Chu outlined a national energy policy that values the role nuclear plays in confronting energy security and jobs creation in a struggling...

2012-01-03 10:07:00

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., Jan. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United States Secretary of Energy Dr. Steven Chu will give the keynote address at the 2012 Green Truck Summit on Monday, March 5. The Green Truck Summit is held March 5-6, 2012, in conjunction with The Work Truck Show® 2012 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis. The Work Truck Show, North America's largest work truck event, runs March 6-8. Dr. Chu is a distinguished scientist and co-winner of the 1997...

2011-10-15 01:15:00

With an audience of nearly 1,000 well-wishers looking on, Dr. Nariman Farvardin was inaugurated today as the seventh president of Stevens Institute of Technology. Numerous dignitaries joined the faculty, staff, students, and alumni assembled for Dr. Farvardinâs installation, including Dr. Steven Chu, the U.S. energy secretary, Dr. Jeong Kim, the executive vice president of Alcatel-Lucent and president of Bell Labs, Kim Guadagno, the lieutenant governor of New Jersey, and Dawn...

2011-04-25 08:00:00

NEW YORK, April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) President Jerry M. Hultin and the Board of Trustees today announced that Steven Chu, United States Secretary of Energy and Nobel Laureate, will deliver the class of 2011 commencement speech May 23 at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. During the 156th commencement ceremony, Secretary Chu will receive a Doctor of Engineering degree, honoris causa. (Logo:...

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2011-03-25 10:20:00

By the end of the decade, clean energy sources will not be more expensive than fossil fuels says Steven Chu, U.S. Energy Secretary. Chu wants to create a national energy policy that has the U.S. investing in advanced battery technologies, biofuels and efficient high-voltage transmission systems, reports Bloomberg. Policies for cleaner energy are being promoted by China and other nations. Chu feels that this is a race to capture the market. "So the country and the companies who develop those...

2011-02-07 15:17:00

NORFOLK, Va., Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Gamesa Technology Corp., a global wind energy leader, today praised steps announced here by Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu and Interior Secretary Ken Salazar to speed responsible development of wind energy off the U.S. East Coast by streamlining and coordinating the federal approval process for projects and funding research into breakthrough technologies. "Secretary Chu and Secretary Salazar have taken significant and important...