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Washington, D.C. - On Wednesday, June 22, 2011, U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu and U.S. Labor Secretary Hilda L. Solis will host a media conference call to discuss Nevada's progress in developing a clean and renewable energy economy. Secretary Chu will also preview his trip to the state on Thursday, June 23, where he will deliver a speech to utility workers in Las Vegas and visit a solar manufacturing facility in the region.

As part of the call, the U.S. Energy Department will release a fact sheet highlighting a number of innovative energy companies in the state that are expanding their operations and adding new jobs.

Secretary Solis will highlight how the Administration is equipping workers with the knowledge and skills they need to succeed in clean energy industries.


WHO:U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu

U.S. Labor Secretary Hilda L. Solis
WHAT:Press Conference Call
WHEN: Wednesday, June 22, 2011

1:15 pm EDT // 10:15 am PDT

Please contact Niketa Kumar at to receive call-in information.

Media contact(s):

(202) 586-4940