White House Profile
Dan Utech
Special Assistant to the President for Energy and Climate Change

Dan Utech is the Special Assistant to the President for Energy and Climate Change. Prior to joining the White House, Dan served as a Senior Advisor to Energy Secretary Steven Chu. He joined the Administration after 10 years in the Senate, where he worked on a wide range of energy and environmental policy issues.

Dan Utech's Posts

  • Building on Our Progress in Solar Deployment

    Solar jobs are growing faster than in any other sector in the United States – by more than 20% each year. Every four minutes, another American home or business goes solar, supporting Americans with jobs that can’t be outsourced – 143,000 of them and counti


  • Energy and Environment

    A Strategy to Cut Methane Emissions

    The White House released the Climate Action Plan – Strategy to Cut Methane Emissions. Learn more about the strategy in this fact sheet.


  • Kicking Vehicle Efficiency into High Gear

    After years of idling on fuel efficiency, America’s truck fleet is on a straight road to lower emissions, fuel savings for drivers, and leading the world in advanced vehicles.


  • Making Progress on Climate Change

    In the past few months, the Administration has taken important steps under the Climate Action Plan to move to cleaner sources of power, strengthen our communities against the threat of severe weather, and engage our international partners.


  • The Clean Energy Economy in Three Charts

    Clean energy technologies are producing more American energy than ever before as key costs continue to come down.


  • Partnering to End Commodity-Driven Tropical Deforestation

    Administration officials and CEOs and top executives from global consumer companies, including Unilever, Nestle, Walmart, Coca-Cola and others gather to discuss strategies for working together to improve the environmental sustainability of supply chains for top companies.


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