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Clean Energy Week Groundswell of Partners Nationwide

Submitted by: Earth Advertising

Categories: Clean Technology, Events

Posted: Jan 29, 2010 – 10:32 AM EST


NEW YORK, Jan. 29 /CSRwire/ - Clean Energy Week, Washington Feb 1-5, tidal wave of national support

"To build a future of energy security, we must trust in the creative genius of American researchers and entrepreneurs and empower them to pioneer a new generation of clean energy technology"
--President Barack Obama, January 27., 2010

By Martha Shaw

When 100 of the nation's most powerful organizations, leaders and economists unite in a matter of minutes for rapid implementation of clean technology (aka : jobs), you get that great feeling of a kid, proudly saluting the flag.

Formed by 100 organizations nationwide, the country has united to move clean energy to the forefront of national policy, declaring February 1-5, 2010 as Clean Energy Week. They hope to engage Congress and the Administration to take action on climate solutions, renewable energy, American know-how, and energy efficiency -- top priorities for our nation, essential to job creation, a US manufacturing comeback, and economic growth.

National Clean Energy Week support brings all factions together to promote passage of the clean energy and climate policy now pending in Congress. Clean Energy Week consists of press conferences, webcasts, breakfasts, lunches, dinners, receptions, workshops, press conferences, rallies and outreach activities on Capitol Hill and across Washington, DC, including some events in other cities including New York City’s open forum on Feed-in-Tariff. http://www.nyses.org

Highlighted Events:

Schedule of Events for updates, see: http://www.cleanenergyweek.org

February 1: Clean Energy Week Press Conference - Presented by ACORE, Alliance to Save Energy, and the Clean Economy Network. National Press Club, Holeman Room, 9:30am. The Clean Energy Week news conference will be webcast live in streaming video with an opportunity for questions for those who are not in the Washington, D.C., area or who cannot attend in person. Register in advance!

Clean Energy Week Press Conference - Feb. 1st at 9:30am. The Clean Energy Week news conference will be webcast live in streaming video. Register in advance!

Clean Energy Week Press conference Live Webcast, Monday Feb 1, 9:30 am, free: Register at: http://bit.ly/CleanEnergy1

February 1: Official launch of public utility online community for planning, design, implementation, and evaluation of energy efficiency and renewable energy activities (Clean & Efficient Energy Organization) - Virtual/Open

February 1-5: NASEO State Energy Policy and Technology Outlook Conference

February 2: Association of Climate Change Officers / Alliance to Save Energy Cocktail Reception featuring remarks from Cathy Zoi (Department of Energy), Congressman Peter Welch (State of Vermont) and John Fielder (Southern California Edison).

February 2-3: Business Advocacy Day for Jobs, Climate & New Energy Leadership - Clean Economy Network and Ceres' Business for Innovative Climate & Energy Policy. More Information

February 3-5: RETECH 2010 Conference & Exhibition, Washington DC Convention Center

February 4: Finance Education Day by the U.S. Partnership for Renewable Energy Finance (US PREF)

Feed-in Tariff (FIT) Forum: 
February 4, 6:30 pm 
Cooper Union 
New York City

February 4: Clean Energy & Climate Legislation Roundtable - with Senator Barbara Boxer. ~8am (Clean Technology & Sustainable Industries Organization, Clean Economy Network and K&L Gates). Please contact CTSI or community@ct-si.org for an invite. Free Roundtable with Invite!

February 4: Renewable Energy Interactive Webinar (World Team Now) - 2:30-4pm. For more information and to register. Free Webinar!

February 4: Buy Clean Energy 2010 Program Launch (Center for Resource Solutions). More information available! - Open Opportunity!.

February 5: Opportunities and Challenges for Renewable Energy in Latin America and the Caribbean (Latin American and Caribbean Council on Renewable Energy - LAC-CORE, Washington Convention Center: For more information and to register. Free Event!

National & International Events - Outside DC Metro February 4: Meeting - Empire State Feed-In Tariff: A Policy to make New York a Clean Energy Capital. 6:30pm New York City (NY Solar Energy Society, Solar1, Cooper Union). Please contact NYSES for registration costs and more information.

  • RETECH 2010
  • NASEO State Energy Policy and Technology Outlook Conference

Business Advocacy Day for Jobs, Climate & New Energy Leadership - Clean Economy Network and Ceres' Business for Innovative Climate & Energy Policy.

Clean Energy Week Partners (as of 8 pm, 1/28/2010):

1SKY, 350.org, A Matter of Degree, Alliance for Affordable Energy, Alliance for a Sustainable Colorado, Alliance for Climate Education, Alliance for Renewable Energy, Alliance to Save Energy, American Coalition for Ethanol, American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy, American Council on Renewable Energy, American Renewable Energy Day, Apollo Alliance, Association of Climate Change Officers (ACCO), Association of Energy Engineers, Association of State Energy Research and Technology Transfer Institutions, Bellona USA, Bethesda Green, Biomass Coordinating Council, Biomass Thermal Energy Council, California Clean Energy Fund, Center for Resource Solutions, Choosing Green TV, City of Aspen, City and County of Denver, Clean and Efficient Energy Program, Clean Currents, Clean Economy Network, Clean Fuels Foundation, Clean Technology & Sustainable Industries Organization, Climate Solutions, Coalition for the Green Bank, CSRWire, Earth Action Coalition, Earth Advertising, Earth Day Network, Earth Restoration Alliance, Electric Auto Association, Energy Action Coalition, Energy Future Coalition, Environmental and Energy Study Institute, Environmental Law and Policy Center, Environmental Media Association, Ethical Markets Media, Global Green USA, Green America, Green Science Exchange, Growth Energy, iMatter (Kids vs. Global Warming), International Biochar Initiative, Latin American and Caribbean Council on Renewable Energy, League of Conservation of Voters, Mid-Atlantic - Russia Business Council, Mountain States Hydrogen Business Council, National Association of State Energy Officials (NASEO), National Hydrogen Association, National Wildlife Federation, Natural Resources Defense Council, North Carolina Sustainable Energy Association, Ocean Renewable Energy Coalition, Oceana, Pellet Fuels Institute, Planet 2025 Network, Power for the Planet, Power of One, Presidential Climate Action Project, Renewable Energy Marketers Association (REMA), Rocky Mountain Institute, Sierra Club, Solar Energy Industries Association, Solar One, Southeast Energy Efficiency Alliance (SEEA), Stella Group, Stillwater Preservation, SustainUS, The Building Codes Assistance Project -- Online Code Environment and Advocacy Network (OCEAN), The Climate Group, The Wilderness Society, U.S. Fuel Cell Council, U.S. Green Building Council, Union of Concerned Scientists, Washington Gas Energy Services, The World Business Academy, World Team Now, Global Urban Development, New York Energy Consumers Council, New York Solar Energy Society.

Martha Shaw is a frequent writer on Clean Technology and is the founder of Earth Advertising, inspired by Walter Cronkite to create a voice for the earth. She serves on the Board of the New York Solar Energy Society, is a Fellow of the Explorers Club and innovator in interactive media. Her career began as a Staff Research Associate 5 Geologist at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography. She holds a graduate degree in Earth Science, and a BA in Earth Science and Oceanography. Martha has been named Adweek Creative All Star for her inspirational command of the media.

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