Heinrich, Keller To Hold Press Conference At 2019 Energy Summit: Building New Mexico’s Clean Energy Future

Mayors and local officials from across New Mexico will join to announce commitments on carbon emission reduction plans

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – At 3:30 p.m. MT on Tuesday, August 6, at the Albuquerque Convention Center, U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) and City of Albuquerque Mayor Tim Keller, will hold a press conference with mayors and local officials from across New Mexico for the closing of the 2019 Energy Summit: Building New Mexico’s Clean Energy Future. 

This year’s Energy Summit brings local, state, and federal officials together with non-profit organizations to discuss policy recommendations, and receive technical assistance, and resources to implement real solutions to reduce carbon emissions. Four areas that local governments and governmental entities will be advised on are:

  • Solar: Deploying on-site solar, reducing soft costs, and improving energy options for homes and businesses.
  • Buildings: Retrofitting, electrification, and improved energy efficiency for buildings.
  • Transportation: Fleet electrification and charging infrastructure.
  • Rural Electrification: Micro-grid and storage solutions.

The 2019 Energy Summit is hosted by Senator Heinrich, the City of Albuquerque, State of New Mexico, Bernalillo County, Rocky Mountain Institute, U.S. Department of Energy, and National Renewable Energy Laboratory.

***Press interested in attending should RSVP at press@heinrich.senate.gov or call (202) 384-4180.***

Albuquerque, N.M. – Tuesday, August 6, 2019

WHO:  U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.)

       City of Albuquerque Mayor Tim Keller

       Mayors and local officials from across New Mexico

WHAT:  Press conference with Senator Heinrich and Mayor Keller delivering closing remarks. Carbon emission reduction commitments will be announced by mayors and local officials from across New Mexico.

WHEN:  3:30 p.m. MT (Pre-set for TV at 3:15 p.m. MT)

WHERE:  Albuquerque Convention Center, Cochiti/Taos Rooms 18/30, 401 Second St. N.W., Albuquerque, N.M. 87102. The room will be on the Lower Level of the West Complex. The registration table will be in the Lower Level Lobby. A map of the Convention Center can be found here.

Follow the event using the hashtag #Energy4Tomorrow