Steven Chu

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Detroit Three, NextEnergy Support DoE’s Workplace Charging Challenge

Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced 13 major U.S. employers — including Chrysler Group LLC, Ford Motor Co. and General Motors Co. — and eight stakeholder groups — including Detroit’s NextEnergy — joined the new Workplace Charging Challenge to help expand access to workplace charging stations for American workers across the country.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/03/2013

Energy Secretary Steven Chu (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Energy Secretary: ‘No Promises’ On Chrysler Loan Request

U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu, speaking at the Auto Show in Detroit, sounded very tentative about a loan program aimed at helping auto companies become more fuel efficient.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/11/2012

U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu  with Ford VP Sue Cischke (WWJ Photo/Jeff Gilbert)

U.S. Energy Secretary ‘Impressed’ At Detroit Auto Show

U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu is getting a peek at the displays and new products at this year’s North American International Auto Show at Detroit’s Cobo Center.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/10/2012

Steven Chu at his 2009 confirmation hearings. CBS News photo

Energy Department Awards $8.4 Million To Improve Engine, Powertrain Efficiency

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Federal energy secretary Steven Secretary Chu Tuesday announced $8.4 million over three to four years for suppliers and vehicle manufacturers to develop and demonstrate technologies that increase the efficiency of engines and […]

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/27/2011


MBI Gets Funding For Biofuels

As part of the Obama Administration’s efforts to cut foreign oil imports, Energy Secretary Steven Chu Friday announced that Michigan Biotechnology Institute, based in Lansing, was selected for up to $4.3 million to improve pre-treatment processes in biofuels development.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/12/2011