September 23, 2019 — Arizona Governor Douglas A. Ducey has issued a state proclamation recognizing September 23-27, 2019 as Clean Energy Week in his home state.
In the proclamation, Gov. Ducey notes that Arizona is “home to the largest producer of clean energy in the country, the Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station, which is jointly owned by seven utilities in four western states and provides low cost, clean energy to the entire southwest United States.”
Arizona is now one of 24 states in the country to formally recognize National Clean Energy Week 2019.
Read the official text of the Arizona state proclamation below.
GOVERNOR DOUGLAS A. DUCEY
STATE OF ARIZONA
WHEREAS, clean and readily abundant forms of energy are powering more homes and businesses than ever before and are a foundational part of America’s future; and
WHEREAS, affordable and reliable clean energy is and will continue to fuel Arizona’s robust economy; and
WHEREAS, continued advances in clean energy technologies are critical to our energy future; and
WHEREAS, National Clean Energy Week encourages increased organizational and individual support of clean energy solutions to power our economy into the future; and
WHEREAS, Arizona is a leader in technological advancements and will continue to lead in this important policy area; and
WHEREAS, Arizona is home to the largest producer of clean energy in the country, the Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station, which is jointly owned by seven utilities in four western states and provides low cost, clean energy to the entire southwest United States; and
WHEREAS, Arizona is a national leader in the development of solar energy, with more cumulative solar energy installed than almost any state in the country, according to the Solar Energy Industries Association.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Douglas A. Ducey, Governor of the State of Arizona, do hereby extend proclaim September 23-27, 2019 as
Clean Energy Week
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused to be affixed the Great Seal of the State of Arizona.
Douglas A. Ducey
Done at the Capitol in Phoenix on this twentieth day of September in the year Two Thousand and Nineteen and of the Independence of the United States of America the Two Hundred and Forty-Fourth.
Secretary of State