Environment America Report Outlines New Vision for Solar Energy

Environment America will release a report, Building a Solar Future: Repowering America's Homes, Businesses and Industry with Solar Energy.

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, March 9th, 2010

Contact: Sean Garren, Environment America, (202) 683-1250, seang@EnvironmentAmerica.org

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Environment America Report Outlines New Vision for Solar Energy

Environment America will release a report, Building a Solar Future: Repowering America's Homes, Businesses and Industry with Solar Energy, highlights the potential of solar energy and the many ways that solar power can transform life by enhancing energy security and reducing pollution. It also identifies the obstacles to wider use in the United States and indentifies a combination of policies that could boost solar enough to meet 10% of America's energy needs.

When:
10:00am - Tuesday, March 9th, 2010

Where:
"Senate Swamp," Upper Senate Park, next to Russell Office Building on Delaware Ave. NE

Visuals:
Real Solar Panels will be held behind speakers
View of the Capitol

Who:
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (VT)
James Resor - CFO, groSolar
Anthony Clifford - CEO, Standard Solar, Inc.
Kathy Weiss - Vice President of Government Affairs, First Solar, Inc.
Sean Garren - Clean Energy Advocate, Environment America

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Environment America is a federation of state-based, citizen-funded environmental organizations working for clean air, clean water, and open space.

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