SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. will join U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and U.S. Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus in a press conference call to discuss the National Clean Energy Summit 4.0 today at 10:00 a.m. During the call, the speakers will outline the themes of this month’s summit and discuss why clean energy is critical to job creation and national security.

The National Clean Energy Summit 4.0 will occur on Tuesday, August 30, at Aria Resort and Casino at CityCenter in Las Vegas, NV. Co-sponsored by the Center for American Progress, the Clean Energy Project, MGM Resorts International, Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV) and UNLV, this year’s National Clean Energy Summit will convene veteran business executives, energy policy innovators, entrepreneurs, investors and senior public officials from both parties, along with citizens and students, to discuss the future of our nation’s energy in an effort to adopt more advanced energy policies, create jobs and make our nation more competitive in the global clean energy economy.

Notable speakers at this year’s summit include Vice President Joe Biden, U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu, U.S. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus, California Governor Jerry Brown, Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval and Washington Governor Christine Gregoire.