'Clean Energy Week' Feb 1-5 To Showcase Urgent Need To Move Clean Energy Legislation to Forefront of Nat'l Policy Agenda

Jan 27, 2010, 09:30 ET from Alliance to Save Energy

70+ National Organizations Urge Passage of Clean Energy Policy

WASHINGTON, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following release is being issued by the Alliance to Save Energy:

WHAT: Some 70+ organizations in the renewable energy, energy efficiency and environmental arenas – representing hundreds of companies and tens of thousands of workers and citizens – are joining forces to launch Clean Energy Week February 1-5 to focus on the national imperative to enact comprehensive clean energy policy as a means of creating vast numbers of new jobs, ensuring U.S. global leadership in the emerging clean energy era, enhancing national security and preserving our planet for the generations to follow.

Clean Energy Week activities will emphasize the shared concept that climate solutions, renewable energy and energy efficiency policies are essential engines of job creation and economic growth. For more information and a list of events, please go to: http://www.cleanenergyweek.org.

WHO:

  • Rep. Ed Markey, (D-Mass.) (Invited)
  • Carol Browner, Assistant to the President for Energy and Climate Change (Invited)
  • Kateri Callahan, Alliance to Save Energy
  • Jeff Anderson, Clean Economy Network
  • Michael Eckhart, ACORE

WHEN:  

Monday, February 1, 2010, 9:30 am

WHERE:

National Press Club; Holeman Lounge, 14th & F Streets, NW, Washington, DC 20045

Please note that the news conference will be webcast live in streaming video with an opportunity for questions for those who are not in the Washington, D.C., area or who cannot attend in person.   Preregistration for webcast starting now and through February 1 actual registration at:  www.visualwebcaster.com/CleanEnergy.  

SOURCE Alliance to Save Energy



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