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Media Advisory



Salazar to Mark Completion of First Wind Farm on Public Lands in Nevada, Deliver Keynote at National Clean Energy Summit



08/06/2012

Contact: Blake Androff (202) 208-6416

LAS VEGAS – On Tuesday, August 7, 2012, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar will join Senator Harry Reid to mark the completion of the first wind power facility built on federal lands in Nevada. Sec. Salazar and Sen. Reid will be joined at the 8:30 a.m. PDT news conference by Pattern Energy CEO Mike Garland, American Wind Energy Association’s CEO Denise Bode, and Center for American Progress’ John Podesta.

Following the press conference, Salazar will deliver keynote remarks at the National Clean Energy Summit 5.0, beginning at 9:15 a.m. PDT. Salazar is expected to discuss the significant progress that has been made in the past three years to spur renewable energy development on public lands in the West and offshore wind energy on the Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf.

Salazar’s remarks will be webcast live at http://www.cleanenergysummit.org

Event 1: Wind Farm Completion News Media Conference

WHO: Ken Salazar, Secretary of the Interior
Harry Reid, U.S. Senator
Mike Garland, CEO, Pattern Energy
Denise Bode, CEO, American Wind Energy Association
John Podesta, Chair & Counselor, Center for American Progress
WHAT: News conference on renewable energy project
WHEN: Tuesday, August 7, 2012 at 8:30 a.m. PDT
WHERE: Bellagio Hotel and Casino
3600 S. Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89109
MEDIA: Credentialed media are invited to join the news conference.

Event 2: Keynote Remarks at National Clean Energy Summit 5.0
WHO: Ken Salazar, Secretary of the Interior
WHAT: Keynote remarks opening the National Clean Energy Summit 5.0
WHEN: Tuesday, August 7, 2012 at 9:15 a.m. PDT
WHERE: Bellagio Hotel and Casino
3600 S. Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89109
MEDIA: Credentialed news media are invited to cover the Secretary’s keynote remarks. The remarks will be webcast live at: http://www.cleanenergysummit.org.

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