DOINews: Live Webcast: Interior to Host Onshore Renewable Energy Workshop

2/9/2011
Last edited 9/29/2021


WASHINGTON, DC --- On Wednesday, February 9th the Department of the Interior will host an onshore renewable energy workshop. The two-day conference will bring together stakeholders from across the government, renewable energy industry, and conservation community to discuss the administration's efforts to rapidly and responsibly stand-up renewable energy projects on our nation's public lands.

Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar, Secretary of Energy Steven Chu and Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack will open the workshop with a roundtable discussion about the Administration's work to build a clean energy economy. Immediately following the roundtable, the Secretaries will hold a press conference to discuss how President Obama's tax cuts are encouraging business investment and job creation in wind, solar and other renewable energy technologies.

All credentialed media are invited to cover the event. The forum also will be streamed live via a link on the department's homepage at www.doi.gov.

WHAT:
Roundtable Discussion on Renewable Energy
WHEN: Wednesday, February 9, 2011

9 am: Roundtable Discussion with Secretaries Salazar, Chu, Vilsack

10:15am: Press Conference
WHO: Ken Salazar, Secretary of the Interior

Steven Chu, Secretary of Energy

Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture
WHERE: Department of the Interior

1849 C Street, NW

Washington, DC
MEDIA: All credentialed media are invited to cover the event. Please RSVP to interior_news@ios.doi.gov
WEBCAST:
http://www.doi.gov/news/video/live.cfm

February 9, 2011

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