August 19, 2008
Today, partnering with the Center for American Progress Action Fund and UNLV, Nevada Senator Harry Reid hosts the National Clean Energy Summit at UNLV. This summit is bringing together major industry leaders, scientists, policy experts, and elected officials including New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg to define an agenda that accelerates the development of renewable energy, energy-efficiency technologies and robust clean energy markets throughout the nation and world.
The Summit'sobjective is to define consensus ideas and principles that participants can carry to the parties' political conventions and into the next presidential administration. Senator Reid maintains that the nation cannot drill its way out the current energy crisis, and he believes Nevada can be the world leader in clean renewable energy, drawing upon its vast solar, wind and geothermal resources to provide clean, stable power while creating thousands of jobs for our state's economy. Read moreon Reid's efforts to promote renewable energyin Nevada and across America.
The summit can be viewed online here.