Steven Chu, the Secretary of Energy for the Department of Energy, spoke at WREF 2012 about the plausible expansion and the economic opportunity of renewable energy nationally while taking renewables out of the political debate.
Secretary Chu, Secretary of Energy, and Santiago Seage, CEO of Abengoa Solar, spoke of how these industries can work together to strengthen the renewable energy market at WREF 2012.
The Energy Department will make up to $9 million available this year to fund approximately 50 small businesses working on innovative energy-efficiency and renewable-energy technologies. The program is aimed at accelerating advanced manufacturing, energy-efficient buildings, biomass, hydrogen and fuel cells, solar energy, and wind and water power technologies. Selected small businesses will get one-year awards [...]
U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu will address a plenary session, and take questions from the audience, at the World Renewable Energy Forum, on Wednesday morning, May 16, at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver. It will be the first time a U.S. Energy Secretary has addressed the National Solar Conference. As United States Secretary [...]