WASHINGTON, Sept. 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- National Clean Energy Week (NCEW), described by POLITICO as "a veritable who's who of the Clean Energy World," kicked off its second inaugural celebration in Washington, D.C. on Monday. A week-long series of events will include a number of high-profile Democratic and Republican office holders including Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke, Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao, Acting EPA Administration Andrew Wheeler, Utah Governor Gary Herbert, Under Secretary of Energy Mark Menezes, FERC Commissioner Neil Chatterjee, U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski, U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich, U.S. Senator Steve Daines, Congressman Ted Deutch, Congressman Ryan Costello and Congressman Tom Reed.
This year will also feature official proclamations signed by governors across America that designate September 24-28 as Clean Energy Week in Iowa, Texas, Rhode Island, Kansas, North Dakota, South Dakota, Virginia, Vermont, Maine, New Hampshire, Colorado and Idaho.
NCEW's Policy Maker Symposium will once again serve as the centerpiece of the week and take place at the National Press Club on Wednesday, September 26th. The event brings together high-profile elected leaders and national clean energy organizations for substantive discussions around commonsense solutions that directly address America's need for abundant, reliable forms of energy. A livestream of the Symposium's proceedings will begin at 8 a.m. ET, and be hosted on NCEW's YouTube page: https://goo.gl/NcHiQ5
NCEW brings together industry associations, businesses, nonprofits, and advocates in the clean energy space for activities in Washington, D.C. and across America to showcase how they are helping to make the industry stronger and influence the discussion around common sense clean energy solutions that directly address America's need for abundant, reliable forms of energy. In addition to more than 100 Participating Organizations, NCEW's 2018 Steering Committee includes Advanced Energy Economy (AEE), the Alliance to Save Energy (ASE), the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE), the American Gas Association (AGA), the American Petroleum Institute (API), the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), the Biomass Power Association (BPA), the Business Council for Sustainable Energy (BCSE), the Center for Liquefied Natural Gas (CLNG), Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions (CRES) Forum, Clean Energy Business Network (CEBN), the Energy Storage Association (ESA), the National Hydropower Association (NHA), the Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI), and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA).