Secretary Salazar to Visit National Renewable Energy Laboratory Site in Colorado


Will Tour State-of-the-Art Research Facility and Campus as part of President Obama’s All-of-the-Above Energy Strategy


07/12/2012

Contact: Adam Fetcher (DOI) 202-208-6416
George Douglas (NREL) 303-275-4096

GOLDEN, CO — Tomorrow, July 12, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar will visit the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) campus in Golden, Colorado. He will view a construction project that is underway for a new Energy Systems Integration Facility and tour NREL’s Net Zero Energy Research Support Facility. Salazar is visiting the campus to highlight the role of renewable energy research and development in President Obama’s all-of-the-above energy strategy to create jobs and build a clean energy future.

Media are invited to join the tour of the campus. An RSVP is required as space is limited.

NREL is the only national laboratory solely dedicated to advancing renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies from concept to commercial application. For 35 years, NREL innovations, analysis, and expertise have enabled the emergence of a U.S. clean energy industry and led to numerous success stories from across the laboratory.

WHO: Ken Salazar, Secretary of the Interior
Dr. Dan Arvizu, NREL Laboratory Director
WHAT: 
National Renewable Energy Laboratory Site Tour
WHEN:
Friday, July 13, 2012 @ 11:00 a.m. MDT
WHERE:
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
15013 Denver West Parkway
Golden, CO 80401
RSVP: Media interested in attending MUST RSVP no later than 9:00 a.m. July 13 in order to ensure access to the facility and secure a space on the tour. Please contact George Douglas at 303-275-4096 or george.douglas@nrel.gov. Directions for where to meet will be given at that time.

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