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2020 In the News

Clean Energy Week: How South Carolina’s clean energy efforts compare to other states

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September

Clean Energy Week: How South Carolina’s clean energy efforts compare to other states

by: Taylor Hernandez MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) – About 16% of South Carolina’s energy production is from a renewable source. Congressman Tom Rice says, though, more than half of the State’s energy consumption is emission-free. “We’re pretty high in the country, at least above the middle of the pack, in terms of emission-free energy production, but […]

Heather Reams Discusses Clean Energy Week in Missouri

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September

Heather Reams Discusses Clean Energy Week in Missouri

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Delaware Governor Recognizes Clean Energy Week

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September

Delaware Governor Recognizes Clean Energy Week

DOVER, Del.- Delaware Gov. John Carney has issued a state proclamation recognizing Sept. 21-25, 2020 as Clean Energy Week in the first state. In the proclamation, Carney notes the economic importance of clean energy and says, “clean energy technologies and clean energy jobs will be critical to getting our economy back on track and ready […]

Murkowski ‘not giving up’ on Senate clean energy bill vote before the end of 2020

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September

Murkowski ‘not giving up’ on Senate clean energy bill vote before the end of 2020

By: Catherine Morehouse Dive Brief: Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, is holding out hope that the comprehensive clean energy bill she sponsored will pass the Senate this year, despite a potentially more difficult path following the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Friday. “Our challenge now is to bring our innovation package back to the […]

National Clean Energy Week: Push for Virginia to become ‘job creator’ and ‘energy exporter’

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September

National Clean Energy Week: Push for Virginia to become ‘job creator’ and ‘energy exporter’

by: Aaron Farrar ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) — An organizer of National Clean Energy Week celebrations is shifting focus to bringing more clean energy jobs to the Commonwealth. There are more than 90,000 jobs in the industry currently, a statistic Gov. Ralph Northam is praising. Energy production is expanding in Virginia beyond some of the older forms, […]

Nikki Fried proclaims National Clean Energy Week in Florida

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September

Nikki Fried proclaims National Clean Energy Week in Florida

By: Jason Delgado The Commissioner highlighted Tallahassee’s investment in clean energy. Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried on Monday proclaimed Sept. 21-25 as National Clean Energy Week in Florida. According to NationalCleanEnergyWeek.org, the 7-day celebration recognizes clean energy innovation and promotes bipartisanship among leaders who are dedicated to advancing clean energy. Fried declared the proclamation alongside Tallahassee Mayor John Dailey. “Energy […]

Commissioner Nikki Fried commends the City of Tallahassee during Clean Energy Week

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September

Commissioner Nikki Fried commends the City of Tallahassee during Clean Energy Week

By Monica Casey TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) – September 21-26 is National Clean Energy Week; Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Commissioner Nikki Fried read a proclamation in front of City Hall and commended the City of Tallahassee for its work. The goal of the week is to encourage individuals and organizations to implement more eco-friendly […]

Ag. Commissioner Nikki Fried, Mayor John Dailey declare National Clean Energy Week in Florida

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September

Ag. Commissioner Nikki Fried, Mayor John Dailey declare National Clean Energy Week in Florida

By:Tori Lynn Schneider Tallahassee Democrat Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried and Tallahassee Mayor John Dailey came together in front of City Hall Monday afternoon to highlight clean energy. Fried issued a proclamation declaring Sept. 21-25 as National Clean Energy Week in Florida. “Energy affects all of us. Energy produces food that we eat, powers devices and homes, moves us throughout our […]

Florida Republicans making plays to lead on climate change

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September

Florida Republicans making plays to lead on climate change

By Peter Schorsch Traditionally, Republicans haven’t led the discussion on climate change, but that’s starting to change. What began with a few GOP politicians and thought leaders has turned into a tide of Republicans urging their party to get on board with the science and start working toward solutions that both reverse the trends and reflect conservative values. […]

Gov. Northam Recognizes Clean Energy Week in September

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September

Gov. Northam Recognizes Clean Energy Week in September

By Hannah Eason RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) – Gov. Ralph Northam issued a state proclamation on Friday which made Virginia the 17th state to recognize Clean Energy Week. Northam’s proclamation recognizes Sept. 21-25, 2020, as Clean Energy Week. The proclamation stressed the importance of clean energy on Virginia’s economy. The solar industry supports more than 12,000 jobs […]

South Carolina recognizes Sept 21-25 as Clean Energy Week ABCNews 4

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September

South Carolina recognizes Sept 21-25 as Clean Energy Week ABCNews 4

by Tony Fortier-Bensen CHARLESTON, SC (WCIV) — Gov. Henry McMaster signed a proclamation that makes Sept. 21-25 as Clean Energy Week. South Carolina joins 19 other states in the country to formally recognize the event. In the proclamation, Gov. McMaster said, “South Carolina has experienced tremendous success in the solar industry and has significant potential in the […]

A political breath of fresh air: A conversation about bipartisan cooperation and Climate Change

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September

A political breath of fresh air: A conversation about bipartisan cooperation and Climate Change

Today’s guest is, unfortunately, an endangered species, or at least the political equivalent of one! She is truly bipartisan, measured and nuanced in her opinions, and is full of the type of conviction that is balanced with intellectual humility. My guest today on Raising Your Antenna is Heather Reams, Executive Director of Citizens for Responsible […]

Gov. Northam issues proclamation recognizing Clean Energy Week in Virginia

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September

Gov. Northam issues proclamation recognizing Clean Energy Week in Virginia

By: WFXRtv.com Digital Desk RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) – Governor Ralph Northam has issued a state proclamation that recognizes Sept. 21-25, 2020 as being Clean Energy Week in Virginia. Virginia is now one of 17 states, along with Washington, D.C. to formally recognize National Clean Energy Week 2020. GOVERNOR NORTHAM PROCLAMATION WHEREAS, across Virginia, clean and readily […]

Letters to the editor: Clean energy, mask shaming, voting, workers

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September

Letters to the editor: Clean energy, mask shaming, voting, workers

CLEAN ENERGY Since 1901 and the state’s first hydroelectric plant, clean energy has provided a steady current of opportunity to our state. Our long-standing resourcefulness has put us at the forefront of the United States’ clean energy boom and only behind Vermont in the highest share of clean energy produced. But clean energy keeps Idaho […]

Gov. McMaster recognizes proclaims Sept. 21-25th as ‘Clean Energy Week’

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September

Gov. McMaster recognizes proclaims Sept. 21-25th as ‘Clean Energy Week’

South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster issued a state proclamation recognizing September 21-25th as Clean Energy Week in South Carolina. “South Carolina has experienced tremendous success in the solar industry and has significant potential in the development of wind, biomass, and other clean energy technologies,” says Gov. McMaster. South Carolina is now one of nine states […]

Governor signs Clean Energy Week Proclamation

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September

Governor signs Clean Energy Week Proclamation

By Enrique Saenz Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb signed a proclamation recognizing the week of Sep. 21 through 25 as Clean Energy Week in the state. The proclamation recognizes that clean energy is powering more homes and businesses than ever before, and the clean energy sector has been a “key driver” of Indiana’s recent economic growth. More than […]

Alabama Power gets approval to raise solar fees even higher

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September

Alabama Power gets approval to raise solar fees even higher

By Lyndsey Gilpin SOLAR: State regulators will allow Alabama Power to increase a monthly fee on solar generation by 8% to $5.41 per kilowatt-hour, which opponents say will slash customers’ potential savings in half. (Montgomery Advertiser, InsideClimate News) ALSO: • The second phase of a 497 MW solar farm in West Texas is now operational, making it the largest in the […]

Gov. McMaster recognizes proclaims Sept. 21-25th as ‘Clean Energy Week’

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September

Gov. McMaster recognizes proclaims Sept. 21-25th as ‘Clean Energy Week’

by Daniella DeRobbio COLUMBIA, S.C. (WCIV) — South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster issued a state proclamation recognizing September 21-25th as Clean Energy Week in South Carolina. “South Carolina has experienced tremendous success in the solar industry and has significant potential in the development of wind, biomass, and other clean energy technologies,” says Gov. McMaster. South Carolina is […]

Building a Stronger America With Clean Energy Opportunities

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July

Building a Stronger America With Clean Energy Opportunities

  The economics of a clean energy future are a no-brainer, it’s time for the politics to catch up RealClearEnergy By Heather Reams   The American economy has faced unprecedented disruption this year, but for our clean energy and energy efficiency industries, the blow has been devastating.   As geopolitical and domestic tensions have risen, […]

2019 In the News

Republicans and Democrats come together for National Clean Energy Week

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September

Republicans and Democrats come together for National Clean Energy Week

September 23, 2019, Yale Climate Connections Listen to Audio Here. These days, bipartisan collaboration sometimes seems impossible. But during National Clean Energy Week, Republicans and Democrats come together for meetings in Washington, D.C., and workshops across the country. “National Clean Energy Week was started really as a place for both sides of the aisle to really […]

Georgia pushes to expand clean energy

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September

Georgia pushes to expand clean energy

September 22, 2019, Valdosta Daily Times As we celebrate Clean Energy Week, we should also celebrate the strides Georgia is making in improving the lives of Georgians through a more diversified energy portfolio and the expansion of clean and renewable energy. Much of the credit goes to Public Service Commission Chairman Bubba McDonald, Vice-Chairman Tim […]

Utah celebrates successes for Clean Energy Week

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September

Utah celebrates successes for Clean Energy Week

By Laura Nelson and Scott Baird | Special to The Tribune | The Salt Lake Tribune | September 20, 2019 Across more than a century of statehood, Utah’s pioneering spirit has forged trailblazing pathways to achieve its remarkable destiny – defying expectations to meet new challenges that come with positive economic growth, a changing climate […]

Gov. McMaster recognizing Clean Energy Week in SC

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September

Gov. McMaster recognizing Clean Energy Week in SC

Gov. McMaster recognizing Clean Energy Week in SC Matt Dillane September 18th 2019   COLUMBIA, S.C. (WCIV) — South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster is celebrating his state’s efforts to be a little greener.   On Wednesday, it was announced that the governor issued a state proclamation to recognize September 23-27 as “South Carolina Clean Energy Week.” […]

Gov Noem recognizes National Clean Energy Week

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September

Gov Noem recognizes National Clean Energy Week

Gov Noem recognizes National Clean Energy Week Capital Journal September 17, 2019 South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem has issued a state proclamation recognizing September 23-27, 2019 as National Clean Energy Week in her home state. In the proclamation, Gov. Noem notes that in South Dakota “70 percent of electricity generated in the state came from […]

Vermont Governor Phil Scott recognizes National Clean Energy Week

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September

Vermont Governor Phil Scott recognizes National Clean Energy Week

Vermont Governor Phil Scott recognizes National Clean Energy Week MyChamplainValley.com Glen Cassie September 16, 2019 Vermont Governor Phil Scott has issued a state proclamation recognizing September 23-27, 2019 as Clean Energy Week in his home state. In the proclamation, Gov. Scott notes that Vermont’s “growing energy economy has created jobs while reducing consumer demand for high-cost, high-carbon […]

A Century of Partnership with the American Entrepreneur

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September

A Century of Partnership with the American Entrepreneur

BY FRANK MACCHIAROLA As the American Petroleum Institute marks its first century, the energy industry continues to do what we have always done — develop breakthrough technologies that frame the future of our country’s energy landscape. We have long been an industry focused on finding solutions, working with policymakers and stakeholders to empower innovation and […]

Clean Energy a Win for America’s Armed Forces, Veterans

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September

Clean Energy a Win for America’s Armed Forces, Veterans

By: Kelly Ayotte, Real Clear Politics September 1st, 2019 This year, approximately 200,000 men and women will transition from active service in America’s armed forces to civilian life. While our nation owes each of them a debt of gratitude we can never fully repay, we must remain vigilant in the pursuit of policies that advance […]

Bilirakis Tours Waste-To-Energy Facility

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August

Bilirakis Tours Waste-To-Energy Facility

Tampa Bay Reporter August 18, 2019 HUDSON – With clean energy week just around the corner, U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis, R-Palm Harbor, toured a facility that turns solid waste into energy. Bilirakis was accompanied by Pasco County Commissioner Jack Mariano during the tour of the Hudson site of Covanta, a worldwide company that creates energy from waste. […]

New Hampshire Media Highlights Governor Sununu’s Clean Energy Week Proclamation

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August

New Hampshire Media Highlights Governor Sununu’s Clean Energy Week Proclamation

August 26, 2019 — In case you missed it, media outlets across New Hampshire and New England today highlighted Governor Christopher Sununu’s state proclamation recognizing September 23-27, 2019 as New Hampshire Clean Energy Week. Concord Monitor Sununu recognizing Clean Energy Week next month New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu has signed a proclamation recognizing Clean Energy Week next month, […]

Gaesser Opinion: Wind is powering a rural renaissance

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August

Gaesser Opinion: Wind is powering a rural renaissance

By: Ray Gaesser, The Hawkeye August 18, 2019 More than simply securing a cleaner energy future — as if that weren’t enough — wind power is creating jobs, uplifting local economies, and supporting communities nationwide; most notably in rural parts of our country. In fact, the production of wind energy has been and will continue […]

2018 In the News

Access to Clean Energy is Already in the Palm of Your Hand

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September

Access to Clean Energy is Already in the Palm of Your Hand

By Todd Meyers The Daily Caller   During National Clean Energy Week, much of the focus will be on how to increase the supply of renewable energy from sources like wind and solar. Some will use the week to advocate for subsidies for politically favored industries. The first step, however, should be to look to the […]

Conservative principles are not incompatible with climate concerns

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September

Conservative principles are not incompatible with climate concerns

By Danielle Butcher The Hill   Economic and national security issues have long been understood as pillars of the conservative ideology. To the dismay of those across the aisle, this focus occasionally makes it difficult to engage in productive conversations that lean toward the social side of policy — but it doesn’t have to be […]

Commentary: Maryland’s clean energy industry has made great strides

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September

Commentary: Maryland’s clean energy industry has made great strides

By I. Katherine Magruder, Liz Burdock and David Murray  Maryland Reporter   National Clean Energy Week, happening now, provides a good opportunity to shine a light on our state’s significant achievements. The growth of Maryland’s clean energy sector is creating well-paying job opportunities, increasing the resiliency of our grid and facilitating rate stability – and […]

A Better Method for the Federal Government to Support Puerto Rican Recovery and Resiliency

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September

A Better Method for the Federal Government to Support Puerto Rican Recovery and Resiliency

By Thomas King RealClear Energy   This is National Clean Energy Week and one year from the tragedy of Hurricane Maria whose destructive effects are still in plain view. This is the perfect time to address smart policy that can accelerate Puerto Rico’s recovery while replacing dirty, aging, and expensive oil-fired power plants with sustainable and […]

Wisconsin Conservative Energy Forum: Lt. Gov. Kleefisch to headline clean energy conference

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September

Wisconsin Conservative Energy Forum: Lt. Gov. Kleefisch to headline clean energy conference

WisPolitics Contact: Scott Coenen 608-210-3401 [email protected]   MADISON, Wis. (September 24, 2018) – The Wisconsin Conservative Energy Forum (WisCEF), a non-profit organization dedicated to educating policymakers and the public on the economic benefits of renewable energy and promoting conservative energy solutions, is hosting an Advancing Wisconsin’s Clean Energy Economy Conference on Thursday, September 27, at […]

Cutting Red Tape and Opening the Market to New Energy Resources

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September

Cutting Red Tape and Opening the Market to New Energy Resources

by Charles Hernick Inside Sources   The future is here — if we clear the way for it. That message is loud and clear during National Clean Energy Week, taking place in Washington and with events around the country. Right now, groundbreaking advancements in energy technology have opened the door to new solutions for our nation’s […]

Kelly Ayotte: Push for clean energy begins in New Hampshire

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September

Kelly Ayotte: Push for clean energy begins in New Hampshire

By KELLY AYOTTE Concord Monitor Across the country, elected leaders at every level of government are preparing for critically important elections in November that will set our state and nation on a path toward addressing the challenges facing America. It’s now incumbent upon officials of both parties to talk about their experience and outline a […]

Elevating Clean Energy Policy and Advocacy During Midterm Elections

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August

Elevating Clean Energy Policy and Advocacy During Midterm Elections

Morning Consult By Charles Hernick, Lisa Jacobson & Dylan Reed   Across the country, politicians at every level of government are shifting into high gear in anticipation of the high-stakes midterm elections in November. As political prognosticators continue to hypothesize on potential outcomes, it’s easy to lose sight of key issues and commonsense solutions that […]

Clean Energy Is Growing the Economy and Driving Down Emissions

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February

Clean Energy Is Growing the Economy and Driving Down Emissions

The Hill By Charles Hernick and Lisa Jacobson The economic expansion since 2009 is historic not just for its duration, but for the role that America’s energy sector has played in creating jobs and reducing carbon emissions. Over the past 12 months this trend has solidified and brought our domestic energy sector to its cleanest […]

2017 In the News

The Daily Caller: Clean Energy Week Marks Turning Point In National Energy Discussion

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October

The Daily Caller: Clean Energy Week Marks Turning Point In National Energy Discussion

Washington, D.C. — In case you missed it, Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions Senior Advisor and former U.S. Senator Kelly Ayotte penned an op-ed for The Daily Caller on National Clean Energy Week’s role in promoting bipartisanship in the national debate about clean energy solutions. Below is a compilation of relevant excerpts from the full […]

Millennial Clean Energy Advocates Co-Author NCEW Op-ed Featured on Red Alert Politics

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September

Millennial Clean Energy Advocates Co-Author NCEW Op-ed Featured on Red Alert Politics

In celebration of National Clean Energy Week (NCEW), The American Conservation Coalition’s Benji Backer and DEPLOY/US’ Catrina Rorke teamed up to pen an op-ed that was featured in Red Alert Politics. The piece, “National Clean Energy Week: How young conservatives are leading the fight,” addresses the nationwide effort to promote clean energy solutions from the perspective […]

** What They Are Saying **

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September

** What They Are Saying **

National Clean Energy Week is successfully bringing together bipartisan state and federal elected leaders, Trump Administration officials, national energy advocates and media pundits to collaborate and exchange ideas in support of clean energy development. Together we striving to maximize our energy potential to achieve America’s economic, environmental and national security goals in the 21st century. […]

Letter To The Editor: Clean energy makes sense

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September

Letter To The Editor: Clean energy makes sense

By Teresa Welch Corvallis Gazette-Times 9/25/17   Sept. 25-29 is National Clean Energy Week. The timing couldn’t be better, as the Corvallis City Council is working to establish an advisory board to implement the city’s Climate Action Plan. By 2050, the plan aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 75 percent below 1990 levels. Accelerating […]

The Hill: National Clean Energy Week marks a turning point for America’s energy future

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September

The Hill: National Clean Energy Week marks a turning point for America’s energy future

Washington, D.C. — In case you missed it, National Clean Energy Week (NCEW) Steering Committee members Charles Hernick, Lisa Jacobson, and Dylan Reed penned an op-ed that ran in The Hill on the importance of increased collaboration between energy leaders and the government in advancing clean energy solutions. National Clean Energy Week marks a turning […]

Our recent National Clean Energy Week (NCEW) announcement

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August

Our recent National Clean Energy Week (NCEW) announcement

Our recent National Clean Energy Week (NCEW) announcement sparked widespread praise and recognition from energy reporters and industry associations across America. NCEW will drive discussion about how clean energy research and development can diversify the national electrical grid, grow the economy and strengthen our national security– all while protecting the quality and sustainability of our […]

WTAS: National Clean Energy Week 2017

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August

WTAS: National Clean Energy Week 2017

Energy reporters and clean energy industry associations echo widespread praise and recognition of National Clean Energy Week. Here’s What They Are Saying… Media Outlets: Axios: “An unusually broad and diverse coalition of 10 clean-energy associations are organizing a lobbying and advertising push next month to highlight how the industry is creating jobs and providing reliable electricity, […]

Axios Scoops National Clean Energy Week Announcement

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August

Axios Scoops National Clean Energy Week Announcement

On August 18th came the first public announcement that National Clean Energy Week will take place from September 25th through 29th. News of the announcement received widespread recognition. Axios’ Amy Harder had the scoop: “An unusually broad and diverse coalition of 10 clean-energy associations are organizing a lobbying and advertising push next month to highlight […]