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LCV Commends President Obama’s New Actions on Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency

Aug 24, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, President Obama will announce executive actions that will expand the development of clean energy sources and energy efficiency projects at Senator Harry Reid’s National Clean Energy Summit in Las Vegas. In response, LCV President Gene Karpinski issued the following statement:

“President Obama’s clean energy announcement once again demonstrates his administration’s commitment to combating climate change, reducing carbon pollution, and modernizing the energy sector. Among other exciting impacts, these actions will spur clean energy development with billions in loans, make it easier for homeowners to take advantage of energy improvements, lower electric bills for low-income customers, and continue investing in cutting-edge energy technologies. It is fitting that the President made this announcement at Senator Harry Reid’s eighth National Clean Energy Summit, an unparalleled convening of diverse experts in the energy industry that has led to bold breakthroughs in clean energy in Nevada and across the country.”