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Engineering Internships to Double in 2012, Chu Comments

The President’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness announced Wednesday that 45 industry leaders have committed to doubling engineering internships available in their companies in 2012. The White House said five additional companies agreed to increase their internships, for a total of 50 as part of the initiative. “For America to …

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DOE and DOI Respond to Oil Spill

Secretary Steven Chu of the Department of Energy and Secretary Ken Salazar of the Department of Interior traveled to Houston, Texas, earlier this week to meet with scientists, industry officials and engineers. They were sent by President Barack Obama to seek solutions to the oil-spill disaster. Their mission? Containment of …

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DOE Hosts Annual Small Business Conference

The Department of Energy is hosting its 11th Annual Small Business Conference and Expo, but this year is different from the past. The conference has a record number of attendees at the conference at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia. The Annual Small Business Conference and Expo started …

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DOE to Invest in New Technologies

Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced that the department plans to invest more than $200 million in new solar and water power technologies. Over the next five years, the DOE will use these funds to facilitate a clean-energy economy and reduce the country’s dependence on fossil fuels. The new …

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Department of Energy Secretary Encouraging Green Communication

Energy Secretary Steven Chu  announced that the Department of Energy is awarding $47 million for 14 projects to support new technology in the IT and communication sectors. Projects are encouraged to be in the data processing, data storage and telecommunications fields. Because of the rapid growth of these industries there …

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