Statement by CEO of NextEra Energy Resources on Interior Secretary Salazar's announcement that he is leaving the Obama administration
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For best results when printing this announcement, please click on the link below: http://pdf.reuters.com/pdfnews/pdfnews.asp?i=43059c3bf0e37541&u=urn:newsml:reuters.com:20130117:nPnFL44240 JUNO BEACH, Fla., Jan. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NextEra Energy Resources, LLC, President and CEO Armando Pimentel issued the following statement on the announcement that Interior Secretary Ken Salazar is leaving the Obama administration: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110421/FL87524LOGO ) "Secretary Salazar has been a key advocate of the 'all-of-the-above' energy strategy advocated by the Obama administration. During his tenure at the Department of the Interior, Secretary Salazar has compiled a long list of noteworthy accomplishments, including overseeing the blueprint for solar energy development in the West. "Since 2009, the Department of Interior has authorized numerous solar, wind and geothermal energy projects on public lands that will create clean energy and enhance economic development opportunities for the communities that host these projects for years to come. "Throughout his career, Secretary Salazar has been a true visionary, a strong leader and a faithful public servant. We thank him for his service and wish him well in the next chapter of his life." About NextEra Energy Resources NextEra Energy Resources, LLC (together with affiliated entities, "NextEra Energy Resources"), is a clean energy leader and is one of the largest competitive energy suppliers in North America, operating in 22 states and Canada as of year-end 2011. NextEra Energy Resources is the largest generator in the United States of renewable energy from the wind and sun, owning and operating approximately 8,569 megawatts of wind and 158 megawatts of solar power generation at the end of 2011. The business operates clean, emissions-free nuclear power generation facilities in New Hampshire, Iowa and Wisconsin as part of the NextEra Energy nuclear fleet, which has the third largest number of commercial nuclear power units in the United States. NextEra Energy Resources is a subsidiary of Juno Beach, Fla.-based NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE). For more information, visit www.NextEraEnergyResources.com. SOURCE NextEra Energy Resources NextEra Energy Resources, LLC Media Line: 888-867-3050
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