JUNO BEACH, Fla. – Lew Hay, chairman and CEO of NextEra Energy, North America’s No. 1 producer of renewable energy from wind and solar power, will participate in the first-ever Clean Energy Ministerial on July 20 in Washington, D.C. The event, hosted by U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu, will bring together energy ministers and stakeholders from more than 20 countries to discuss policies and programs designed to accelerate the world's transition to clean energy technologies.
Hay will be participating in a panel discussion on clean electricity with Chris Huhne, Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change for the United Kingdom, Lykke Friis, Minister of Climate and Energy for Denmark, Dan Reicher, Director of Climate Change and Energy Initiatives at Google, and James E. Rogers, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Duke Energy. The panel is being held from 1:45 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. and will be webcast on the Clean Energy Ministerial’s website at this location: http://webcast.streamlogics.com/audience/index.asp?eventid=79293458.
NextEra Energy, Inc.
NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) is a leading clean energy company with 2009 revenues of more than $15 billion, nearly 43,000 megawatts of generating capacity, and more than 15,000 employees in 28 states and Canada. Headquartered in Juno Beach, Fla., NextEra Energy’s principal subsidiaries are NextEra Energy Resources, LLC, the largest generator in North America of renewable energy from the wind and sun, and Florida Power & Light Company, which serves approximately 4.5 million customer accounts in Florida and is one of the largest rate-regulated electric utilities in the country. Through its subsidiaries, NextEra Energy collectively operates the third largest U.S. nuclear power generation fleet. For more information about NextEra Energy companies, visit these websites: www.NextEraEnergy.com, www.NextEraEnergyResources.com, www.FPL.com.