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USCAP to Hold Clean Technology Showcase

October 21, 2009

USCAP members will demonstrate new wave of technologies that will flourish under appropriate climate legislation

WASHINGTON, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The U.S. Climate Action Partnership will hold a Clean Technology Showcase on Friday, Oct. 23 to display a host of clean technologies and innovations that will flourish under legislation to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

WHAT: USCAP Clean Technology Showcase

  • Duke Energy will illustrate how its new IGCC plant in Edwardsport, Ind., transforms coal into a clean burning gas.
  • DuPont will show how it is light-weighting cars, making buildings more energy efficient and applying technology to revolutionize the solar industry.
  • Dow will showcase an innovative roofing shingle, with solar technology built in.
  • GE will display a line of Smart Grid-capable appliances that lower energy bills along with its cleaner coal gasification technology.
  • GM will exhibit the development of the Chevy Volt and advanced batteries, and offer rides in its Chevy Equinox Fuel Cell vehicle.
  • NRG Energy will highlight its STP nuclear expansion, which is on track to potentially become the first reactor built in the U.S. in 30 years.
  • Pew Center on Global Climate Change – will showcase a variety of current corporate and technological initiatives.

WHEN: Friday, October 23 – from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. EDT

WHO: Members of Congress, Hill Staff and Media

WHERE: Sewall-Belmont House

144 Constitution Ave. NE Washington, D.C. 20002

United States Climate Action Partnership (USCAP) is a group of businesses and leading environmental organizations that have come together to call on the federal government to quickly enact strong national legislation to require significant reductions of greenhouse gas emissions.

USCAP Members:

AES — Alcoa — Alstom — Boston Scientific — BP America — Caterpillar — Chrysler — ConocoPhillips — Dow — Duke Energy — DuPont — Environmental Defense Fund — Exelon — Ford –” FPL Group — GE — GM — Honeywell — John Deere — Johnson & Johnson — Natural Resources Defense Council — The Nature Conservancy — NRG Energy — PepsiCo — Pew Center on Global Climate Change — PG&E — PNM Resources — Rio Tinto — Shell — Siemens — World Resources Institute

SOURCE United States Climate Action Partnership


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