Momentum Builds for National Clean Energy Week
September 20, 2017

September 20 — Momentum is building in Washington, D.C. and in states across the country in support of this month’s inaugural celebration of National Clean Energy Week (NCEW).

NCEW brings together industry associations, businesses, non-profits, 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. Thirteen clean energy organizations comprise the NCEW Steering Committee, and thirty-five other trade associations, education groups, and clean energy companies are listed as Participating Organizations to date.

National Clean Energy Week will take place from September 25 – 29, 2017. A sample of notable activities and advocacy efforts that have been announced to date include:

  • An invitation-only Kickoff Reception for organizers and NCEW leadership at Google on Monday, September 25.
  • A Symposium and Demo Day Fair at the Reserve Officers Association featuring special guest speakers including Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke, Secretary of Energy Rick Perry, U.S. House Republican Conference Chairwoman & Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers, U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham, and former U.S. Senator Kelly Ayotte on Tuesday, September 26.
  • A Young Professionals Reception sponsored by Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions Forum, Young Professionals in Energy, and Clean Energy Leadership Institute at the Dubliner on Thursday, September 28.
  • State proclamations certifying September 25 – 29 as National Clean Energy Week from Idaho Governor Butch Otter and Wyoming Governor Matt Mead.
  • Clean Energy webinars, Symposium livestream parties, legislative action days, member fly-ins, and more hosted by NCEW Steering Committee members and Participating Organizations.

The list of national organizations who comprise NCEW’s Steering Committee include: Advanced Energy Economy (AEE), the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE), the American Gas Association (AGA), 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).

For more information about National Clean Energy Week, please visit: www.nationalcleanenergyweek.org.

Also, you can follow us on Twitter (@NCEW17) and Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/NationalCleanEnergyWeek) for event updates.

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