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MoveOn.org hosts Clean Energy Jobs Day on Thursday

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President Barack Obama toured a field of solar energy panels Wednesday in Nevada, but you can have a look at alternative energy options a little closer to home.

Local business leaders, members of PAC MoveOn.org and other New Yorkers are hosting a showcase of clean energy businesses in the area Thursday night. Pointing out that "investment in a clean energy economy will have quick economic benefits and create jobs here at home," the event will feature the city's first solar-powered "Green Energy, Arts, and Education Center."

Who: Progressive political action committee MoveOn.org

What: Clean Energy Jobs Day

When: Thursday, May 28 at 6 p.m.

Where: Solar1, on the East River below 23rd Street

For more on the campaign, visit MoveOn.org.

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