September 6, 2019 — Ohio Governor Mike DeWine has issued a state proclamation recognizing September 23-27, 2019 as National Clean Energy Week in his home state.
In the proclamation, Gov. DeWine notes that Ohio is “projected to install more than 1 GW of solar power over the next five years,” and that the clean energy sector is a growing part of the state’s economy.
Ohio is now one of nine states in the country to formally recognize National Clean Energy Week 2019. In 2018, a total of 29 governors, both Republican and Democratic, issued state proclamations declaring September 24-28, 2018 as National Clean Energy Week.
Read the official text of the Ohio state proclamation below.
In the Name and By The Authority of
The State Of
WHEREAS, across Ohio, clean and readily abundant forms of energy are powering more homes and businesses than ever before; and
WHEREAS, clean energy is part of America’s energy future. It includes generation from renewable sources such as wind, solar, hydro, and geothermal sources, but it also includes nuclear, natural gas, and carbon capture technologies as well as energy storage and;
WHEREAS, Ohio is projected to install more than 1 GW of solar power over the next five years; and
WHEREAS, the clean energy sector is a growing part of the economy and has been a key driver of economic and job growth in Ohio in recent years; and
WHEREAS, National Clean Energy Week encourages increased organizational and individual support of solutions that address America’s economic and energy needs in the 21st Century.
NOW, THEREFORE, we, Mike DeWine and Jon Husted, Governor and Lieutenant Governor of the State of Ohio, do hereby recognize the week of September 23-27, 2019, as:
National Clean Energy Week
on this 30th day of August 2019.