September 25 — New Hampshire Governor Christopher Sununu issued a proclamation recognizing the week of September 25-29, 2017 as National Clean Energy Week (NCEW). The Granite State formally acknowledges clean energy as “an important part of New Hampshire’s energy future,” that is “powering more homes and businesses than ever before.”
The Office of the Governor
WHEREAS, across New Hampshire clean and readily abundant forms of energy are powering more homes and businesses than ever before, and the State of New Hampshire has taken proactive steps to ensure the continued growth of renewable sources of energy, access to distributed generation power sources, and to increase the use of energy efficient technologies; and
WHEREAS, clean energy is an important part of New Hampshire’s energy future as it includes generation from renewable sources such as wind, solar, hydro, and geothermal sources, and also includes nuclear, natural gas, and carbon capture technologies, as well as energy storage; and
WHEREAS, the clean energy sector is a growing part of the economy and has been a driver of economic growth in New Hampshire in recent years; and
WHEREAS, these are jobs that cannot be outsourced due to the on-site nature of construction, installation, and maintenance, and clean energy jobs are inherently local and contribute to the growth of local economies; and
WHEREAS, we must harness the power of New Hampshire’s entrepreneurs and small businesses and ensure government collaboration to assert American energy leadership and dominance in the global marketplace, and assure low-cost reliable energy here at home;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, CHRISTOPHER T. SUNUNU, GOVERNOR of the State of New Hampshire, do hereby proclaim September 25-29, 2017 as
NEW HAMPSHIRE CLEAN ENERGY WEEK
in the State of New Hampshire and call this to the attention of all citizens.
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).
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.
For more information about National Clean Energy Week, please visit: www.nationalcleanenergyweek.org.