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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Secretary of Energy Steven Chu announces grant money for improved building efficiency and to develop grid storage to complement wind and solar.
Energy Secretary Steven Chu visits ARPA-E grant winner 1366 Technologies, a tiny solar start-up shooting to make solar as cheap as coal.
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.