A Congressional subcommittee on Thursday questioned Energy Secretary Steven Chu about whether politics played a role in the federal government’s loan to Solyndra, a solar panel manufacturing company which subsequently failed. NBC’s Lisa Myers reports.
Energy Secretary Steven Chu will be in the hot seat Thursday on Capitol Hill. He’s expected to face tough questions about a $500 million federal loan given to Solyndra, a solar energy company tied to one of President Obama’s donors that went bankrupt. NBC’s Lisa Myers reports.
U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu accuses Iran of nuclear "denial, deceit and evasion," warning that Tehran's decision to move some uranium enrichment facilities to an underground bunker brings it closer to being able to producing the fissile core of a warhead. Full story
U.S. Secretary of Energy Secretary Steven Chu, center, tours the Vogtle nuclear power plant with Southern Company President and CEO Thomas Fanning, left, and The Shaw Group Chairman, President and CEO J.M. Bernhard Jr., during a visit Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012, in Waynesboro, Ga. Chu's visit to east
Microsoft chairman and energy secretary Steven Chu chat at the ARPA-E annual summit.
U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu testifies during the House Energy and Commerce Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee hearing on 'The Solyndra Failure: Views from Energy Secretary Chu' on Capitol Hill in Washington November 17, 2011. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque