What: A tele-press conference will be offered for members of the media to discuss a newly released report on renewable energy potential in the Southeast United States. Local Clean Power, by the World Resources Institute, Southern Alliance for Clean Energy, and Southface, shows that investments in renewable energy resources can help the Southeast meet more than 25 percent of electric power needs by 2025. Who:
Stephen A. Smith, Executive Director, The Southern Alliance for Clean Energy
John D. Wilson, Director of Research, The Southern Alliance for Clean Energy
Dennis Creech, Executive Director, Southface
Samantha Putt del Pino, Senior Associate, World Resources Institute
Alexander Perera, Senior Associate, World Resources Institute
Eliot Metzger, Associate, World Resources Institute When: Thursday, April 30, 2009, 11 a.m. EDT How: Call in to 1-888-346-3659, passcode: 465859
To RSVP, please contact Christina Honkonen at 865.228.1567 or Christina@cleanenergy.org. # # # The World Resources Institute (WRI) is an environmental think tank that goes beyond research to create practical ways to protect the earth and improve people’s lives. www.wri.org. Southern Alliance for Clean Energy is a not-for-profit, non-partisan organization working to promote responsible energy choices that solve global warming problems and ensure clean, safe, healthy communities throughout the Southeast. www.cleanenergy.org.
Since 1978, Southface has encouraged responsible solutions for environmental living. Driven by the Southeast’s growing need to save energy and water and preserve our natural resources, Southface has successfully fostered unique partnerships with government, business and nonprofit organizations. Southface programs and publications reach design and construction professionals, homeowners, government officials and others to promote sustainable homes, workplaces and communities through education, research, advocacy and technical assistance www.southface.org.