National Clean Energy Project: Building the New Economy - COMPLETE EVENT VIDEO + MORE

PHOTO (select to view enlarged photo)

To watch the complete video from the February 23rd event click on the video windows below.

The Center for American Progress Action Fund and John Podesta hosted a forum entitled “National Clean Energy Project: Building the New Economy" this past Monday, February 23, 2009 in Washington, DC. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid was the Honorary Chair, as he was during last August's National Clean Energy Summit.

PHOTO (select to view enlarged photo)

The half-day event brought together a select group of high-level government, business, labor and advocacy group leaders with a focus on developing a plan and key guiding principles to lead the transformation of U.S. energy policy and to reduce the nation’s dependence on foreign oil. Participants included former President Bill Clinton, former Vice President Al Gore, Energy Secretary Steven Chu, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Senator Jeff Bingaman, Representative Ed Markey, along with private sector leaders who have actual accomplishments, such as energy executive T. Boone Pickens.

This forum focused on modernizing and expanding the electricity grid, integrating energy efficiency and distributed generation into operation and regulation, rapidly increasing transmission capacity for renewable energy, and reducing our nation’s dependence on foreign oil by examining short- and long-term solutions to replace foreign oil with domestic resources to fuel vehicles and trucks, including natural gas. For more information about the event and

Part 1 of the event

Part 2 of the event

Part 3 of the event

The post-event Press Conference

The "welcome" introduction to the August 18, 2008 event in Las Vegas

T. Boone Pickens Keynote Speech at the August 18th event

If you found this coverage interesting then you may also like the following:

Plug In 2008 Conference and Expo
2008 Alternative Fuels and Vehicles Expo
2008 Alt Car Expo
2008 Propane Engine Fuel Summit

Home | Buyers Guides For Every Auto Make | New Car Buyers Guide | Used Car Super Search | Total New Car Costs | 2016-1993 Car Reviews Truck Reviews
1996-2016 Automotive News | TACH-TV | Media Library | Discount Auto Parts

Copyright © 1996-2016 The Auto Channel. Contact Information, Credits, and Terms of Use. These following titles and media identification are Trademarks owned by The Auto Channel, LLC and have been in continuous use since 1987 : The Auto Channel, Auto Channel and TACH all have been in continuous use world wide since 1987, in Print, TV, Radio, Home Video, Newsletters, On-line, and other interactive media; all rights are reserved and infringement will be acted upon with force.

Privacy Statement | Size Does Matter | Media Kit | XML SITE MAP | Affiliates

Send your questions, comments, and suggestions to

Submit Company releases or Product News stories to
Place copy in body of email, NO attachments please.

To report errors and other problems with this page, please use this form.

Link to this page: