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Harvard Commencement Address

Secretary Steven Chu stands with Harvard President Drew Gilpin Faust prior to Harvard's afternoon commencement exercises.

Secretary Chu stands with Harvard President Drew Gilpin Faust prior to speaking at the university's 358th annual commencement ceremony.
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Secretary Chu Announces Agreement on FutureGen Project in Mattoon, IL

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu today announced an agreement with the FutureGen Alliance that advances the construction of the first commercial scale, fully integrated, carbon capture and sequestration project in the country in Mattoon, Illinois.
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New Funding Boosts Carbon Capture, Solar Energy and High Gas Mileage Cars and Trucks

WASHINGTON - U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced more than $300 million worth of investments that will boost a range of clean energy technologies – including carbon capture from coal, solar power, and high efficiency cars and trucks. The move reflects the Obama Administration's commitment to a broad based strategy that will create millions of jobs while transforming the way we use and produce energy.
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DOE’s Solar Decathlon to Highlight Innovation, Future Green Jobs

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Energy announced this year's participants and dates for DOE’s 2009 Solar Decathlon, a competition that challenges students to design and develop houses that can provide their own energy from the sunlight – a clean, renewable source of energy.
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DOE Delivers Over $80 Million in Weatherization Funding to First Four States

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced the transfer of nearly $80 million in funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to Arizona, Kansas, Mississippi, and Oregon to expand state weatherization assistance programs.
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