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WASHINGTON – Today, Wednesday, May 16, 2012, U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu will deliver a keynote address at the World Renewable Energy Forum in Denver, Colorado, where he will highlight the economic opportunities in the clean energy economy as well as the Obama Administration’s commitments to strengthening U.S. leadership in the global clean energy race and helping American clean energy companies continue to create jobs and reduce our dependence on foreign oil.

Following his remarks, Secretary Chu will tour the Exhibit Hall and participate in a media availability with Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation CEO Tom Clark and RES Americas Senior Vice President for Technical & Commercial Analysis Andrew Oliver. 

Keynote Address at Morning Plenary Session

WHEN:           8:15 AM to 10 AM MT

WHERE:         Colorado Convention Center

                         Wells Fargo Theater

WHO:              U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu

 Media Availability

WHEN:           10:30 AM MT

WHERE:        Colorado Convention Center

                        Exhibit Hall D at the “Colorado’s New Energy Economy” Exhibit

WHO:             U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu

                        Tom Clark, CEO of Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation

                        Andrew Oliver, Senior Vice President for Technical & Commercial Analysis, RES Americas

RSVP:            Heather Lammers, National Renewable Energy Laboratory: (303) 704-7331