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WHEREAS, across Nevada clean and readily abundant forms of energy are powering more homes and businesses than ever before; and

WHEREAS, clean energy is part of America’s energy future and it includes generation from renewable sources such as wind, solar, hydro, and geothermal, but it also includes nuclear, natural gas, and carbon capture technologies as well as energy storage; and

WHEREAS, Nevada’s energy sector is strong thanks to tremendous natural resources, modern infrastructure, and enhanced incentives that attract energy developers from around the world; and

WHEREAS, the clean energy sector is a growing part of the economy and has been a driver of economic growth in Nevada as the number of jobs in the clean energy sector increase; and

WHEREAS, clean energy jobs are inherently local and contribute to the growth of economies across the Silver State; and

WHEREAS, Clean Energy Week is an opportunity to support solutions that address America’s economic and energy needs in the 21st century; and

WHEREAS, we must harness the power of Nevada entrepreneurs and small businesses and ensure government collaboration to assert American energy leadership and dominance in the global marketplace and assure low-cost reliable energy at home;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, BRIAN SANDOVAL, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, do hereby proclaim  the week of September 24 - 28, 2018 as

 Clean Energy Week in Nevada

 

 Proclamation Seal Only                         Signatures of Governor Brian Sandoval, Barbara Cegaske and Scott Anderson