06 Dec '11, 7pm

Arnold Schwarzenegger Honored as Renewable Energy Leader of the Decade

Last night, ACORE awarded Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, Renewable Energy Leader of the Decade as part of its 10th anniversary dinner in Washington DC. Senator Mark Udall (D-CO) was honored for his exemplary Congressional leadership to advance renewable energy; Jeffrey Immelt of GE, for technological innovation and leadership; and Walmart, for leadership in purchasing and using renewables. Schwarzenegger was honored for his decade of commitment and accomplishments in advancing renewable energy. In his Keynote Address , "Between Fossil Fuels and Renewables", he calls for a level playing field, saying it's his personal crusade. Here are some excerpts: California is now a remarkable 40% more energy efficient than the rest of the US. If the rest of the US had the same efficiency as California, we could close 75% of our coal-fired power plants. Because of our commitment to thi...

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