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Title: 2012 ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit: Fireside Chat with Steven Chu and Bill Gates

Abstract

The third annual ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit was held in Washington D.C. in February, 2012. The event brought together key players from across the energy ecosystem - researchers, entrepreneurs, investors, corporate executives, and government officials - to share ideas for developing and deploying the next generation of energy technologies. This video captures a session called 'Fireside Chat' that featured Steven Chu, the Secretary of Energy, and Bill Gates, Chairman of Microsoft Corporation. The session is moderated by John Podesta, Chair of the Center for American Progress. Energy Secretary Steven Chu and Microsoft Founder and Chairman Bill Gates exchanged ideas about how small businesses and innovators can overcome the challenges that face many startups.

Authors:
 [1];  [2];  [3]
  1. (U.S. Department of Energy Secretary)
  2. (Microsoft, Chairman)
  3. (Center for American Progress, Chair and Counselor)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
ARPA-E (USDOE Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy (ARPA-E))
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy (ARPA-E); Clean Technology and Sustainable Industries Organization (CTSI)
OSTI Identifier:
1036128
Resource Type:
Multimedia
Resource Relation:
Conference: ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit, Washington D.C., February 27 - 29, 2012
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
29 ENERGY PLANNING, POLICY AND ECONOMY; SMALL BUSINESSES; ENERGY MANAGEMENT; ENERGY POLICY; ENERGY SOURCE DEVELOPMENT; NATIONAL ENERGY PLANS; COST

Citation Formats

Chu, Steven, Gates, Bill, and Podesta, John. 2012 ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit: Fireside Chat with Steven Chu and Bill Gates. United States: N. p., 2012. Web.
Chu, Steven, Gates, Bill, & Podesta, John. 2012 ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit: Fireside Chat with Steven Chu and Bill Gates. United States.
Chu, Steven, Gates, Bill, and Podesta, John. Tue . "2012 ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit: Fireside Chat with Steven Chu and Bill Gates". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1036128.
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