Road to Renewables Tour Makes Buffalo Stop



Greenworks Buffalo Niagara and PUSH Buffalo will hold a Green Drinks event on the transition to clean energy, energy efficiency and electric vehicles on Tuesday, May 24th at 5:30pm at Ulrich’s Tavern in Buffalo. The event will promote local campaigns for renewable energy and announce the “New Yorkers for Clean Power” statewide campaign to increase the deployment of clean energy across New York State. The campaign will focus on education, organizing, and advocacy to engage the public, local governments, and businesses to advance a range of renewable energy, efficiency, and clean transportation solutions. Clean energy leaders will also discuss a new ‘Clean Jobs New York’ report that shows how many clean energy jobs there already are in the state and the substantial potential for more. The report is authored by experts working with Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2) in collaboration with the New York Sustainable Business Council and the Alliance for Clean Energy New York.

New Yorkers for Clean Power is convened by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), Sierra Club, Frack Action, Catskill Mountainkeeper, The Solutions Project, Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2), and is partnering with many organizations, businesses, and other groups across the state.

Campaign organizers, Renee Vogelsang and Betta Broad will be stopping in Buffalo on their “Road to Renewables” tour across the state in a Ford Fusion Energi, a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle that they will charge up at a nearby charging station.

WHEN: Tuesday, May 24th, 5:30PM-7:30PM

WHERE: Ulrich’s Tavern, 674 Ellicott St, Buffalo, NY 14203

WHO: Renee Vogelsang and Betta Broad, New Yorkers for Clean Power

WHAT: New statewide “New Yorkers for Clean Power” campaign stops in Buffalo on their “Road to Renewables” tour to announce campaign and discuss release of the Clean Jobs New York report showing the number of clean energy jobs already in the state and the potential for substantial clean energy and clean transportation job growth.