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

WHEREAS, clean, renewable energy is part of America's energy future, and it includes generation from renewable energy sources such as wind, solar, hydro, and geothermal; and

WHEREAS, Eight of Nevada's 10 largest power plants by capacity and 7 of the largest by generation are natural gas-fired; and

WHEREAS, Nevada ranks sixth in the nation in total solar capacity and generation, and energy from solar power provides approximately 18 percent electricity generated in the state, with new solar projects being regularly developed; and

WHEREAS, Nevada has a first-of-its-kind hybrid geothermal-solar power plant, which combines geothermal power with solar PV and solar thermal generation; and

WHEREAS, Nevada's energy sector is strong thanks to abundant renewable energy resources, modern infrastructure, and 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 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 in the global marketplace and assure low-cost reliable energy to all;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, STEVE SISOLAK, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, do hereby proclaim the week of September 26 - 30, 2022, as

CLEAN ENERGY WEEK IN NEVADA

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IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the State of Nevada to be affixed at the State Capitol in Carson City, this 19th day of September, 2022

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