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Steven Chu takes heat on Solyndra at hearing

In a showdown with Republicans, Energy Secretary Steven Chu says no political influence came into play in approving the DOE's $535 million loan guarantee to solar company Solyndra.

By Nov. 17, 2011

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Solar Decathlon has winner as Chu defends loans

University of Maryland takes the top prize in this year's Solar Decathlon with a net zero-energy house. Energy Secretary Steven Chu, on hand to congratulate the winners, also addresses recent criticism of clean-energy investments.

By Oct. 3, 2011

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Steven Chu discusses 'all of the above' U.S. energy strategy

The U.S. government aims to improve energy production from renewables to oil, but what does that mean in practice? Energy Secretary Steven Chu explains.

By Mar. 12, 2012

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Steven Chu puts clean energy on faster learning curve

DOE chief says research will reshape energy's future, enabling grids that run on renewable energy and creating batteries and vehicles that are both more efficient and powerful.

By Feb. 28, 2012

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Chu calls for comeback in U.S. energy tech

Energy Secretary Steven Chu says the U.S. can recapture leadership position in clean-energy technologies with an investment in R&D and long-term policies.

By Mar. 1, 2011

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Secretary Chu: Global energy race is 'Sputnik' moment

In an address to the National Press Club, Energy Secretary Steven Chu argues that federal R&D in energy needs to be sustained once stimulus dollars run out so the U.S. can stay competitive in the world economy.

By Nov. 29, 2010

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Chu plugs R&D to hit Obama's clean-energy target

Energy Secretary Steven Chu sheds light on how the White House defines "clean-energy sources" as it seeks to push ahead on energy innovation to boost the economy.

By Jan. 26, 2011

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DOE's Chu looks to past for energy breakthroughs

Secretary of Energy Steven Chu announces grant money for improved building efficiency and to develop grid storage to complement wind and solar.

By Mar. 2, 2010

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Chu touts ARPA-E as questions over funding loom

Energy Secretary Steven Chu visits ARPA-E grant winner 1366 Technologies, a tiny solar start-up shooting to make solar as cheap as coal.

By Dec. 2, 2010

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Energy Department's Chu prepares to spend

As stimulus package moves ahead, Energy Secretary Steven Chu intends to speed up process for giving DOE loans, which are vital to commercializing new energy technologies.

By Feb. 7, 2009