September 24— Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker has issued a proclamation recognizing September 24-28, 2018 as Clean Energy Week in Wisconsin. The State of Wisconsin formally endorses the implementation of clean energy solutions, “our state has an opportunity to see increased economic development and job growth from the use of clean and renewable energy.” The week is recognized as part of National Clean Energy Week (NCEW).
STATE of WISCONSIN
WHEREAS; across Wisconsin, renewable forms of energy are powering more homes today than ever before; and
WHEREAS; clean energy is set to play a part in America’s energy future, including generation from renewable sources, such as wind, solar, hydro, and geothermal, in concert with nuclear, natural gas, and energy storage technologies; and
WHEREAS; Wisconsin’s energy sector is strong, delivering cost effective energy to residents; and
WHEREAS; our state has an opportunity to see increased economic development and job growth from the use of clean and renewable energy; and
WHEREAS; the emergence of a clean energy industry is already playing a part in Wisconsin’s economy with thousands currently employed in the wind and solar fields alone; and
WHEREAS; Clean Energy Week is an opportunity to discuss solutions that address Wisconsin’s energy needs in the 21st century;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Scott Walker, Governor of the State of Wisconsin, do hereby proclaim September 24-28, 2018, as
CLEAN ENERGY WEEK
throughout the State of Wisconsin and I commend this observance to all our citizens.
IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the State of Wisconsin to be affixed. Done at the Capitol in the City of Madison this 18th day of September 2018.
The list of national organizations who comprise NCEW’s Steering Committee include: Advanced Energy Economy (AEE), the Alliance to Save Energy (ASE), the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE), the American Gas Association (AGA), the American Petroleum Institute (API), 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.