FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 15, 2019
MEDIA ADVISORY: Nevada political, industry leaders headline Clean Energy and Transportation Summit, Aug. 22
Event includes discussions with local leaders and national experts on Nevada’s clean energy economy and interactive expo showcasing latest technologies
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LAS VEGAS – Realizing Nevada’s opportunity to capitalize on the economic and environmental benefits of clean energy initiatives, the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) is convening industry leaders at a Clean Energy and Transportation Summit on Thursday, Aug. 22 from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Thomas & Mack Strip View Pavilion. The goal of the summit is to educate residents and local businesses about the development of the clean energy economy in Southern Nevada.
At the summit, Nevada leaders and local and national industry experts will discuss the current and future landscape of the clean energy industry. Speakers will include Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak, U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto, U.S. Representative Steven Horsford, Nevada Conservation League Executive Director Andy Maggi, UNLV President Dr. Marta Meana, and keynote Carl Pope, senior advisor to Michael Bloomberg and co-author of “Climate of Hope.” Panels will discuss critically important topics, such as how clean energy and transportation can become economic pillars in Nevada and what the future looks like for global sustainability leaders doing business in the Silver State.
The summit will also offer a technology expo where attendees can see and interact with the newest technologies from sustainability and transportation leaders, such as Tesla, Navya, Proterra, Altec, Findlay Chevrolet, Verdek, Geotab, Las Vegas Power Professionals, NV Energy, Southern Nevada Fleet Association, and Nevada Conservation League.
Local residents, businesses and members of the media are invited to attend. More information and RSVP available at rtcsnv.com/clean-energy.
WHAT: Clean Energy and Transportation Summit
WHO: National, state and local leaders and global industry experts in clean energy and sustainability
WHEN: Thursday, Aug. 22
Technology Expo: 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Summit: 8 a.m. to noon
WHERE: Thomas & Mack Strip View Pavilion, 4505 S. Maryland Pkwy., Las Vegas, Nev. 89154
About the RTC
The RTC is the transit authority, transportation planning organization, regional traffic management agency and administrator of Southern Nevada Strong, the regional planning effort for the Las Vegas valley. The RTC’s vision is to provide a safe, convenient and effective regional transportation system that enhances mobility and air quality for citizens and visitors. The RTC encourages residents and visitors to use a variety of transportation choices to help reduce traffic congestion, clean the air and improve the quality of life in Southern Nevada. For more information about the RTC and its major initiatives or to download its transit app rideRTC, visit rtcsnv.com and stay informed by subscribing to our blog.