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House Proceeding 05-12-09 on May 12th, 2009 :: 1:30:40 to 1:33:00
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Jay Inslee

1:30:36 to 1:30:56( Edit History Discussion )

Jay Inslee: llution regulation. i'm quite confident that these tools can be employed to accomplish precisely that. mr. inslee: i think, too, when we think about this clean energy future, it has to be in relationship to what other countries are doing as well. and we believe when we pass this bill next year it's going be to be because we believe we are not going to see these markets to

Jay Inslee

1:30:40 to 1:33:00( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Jay Inslee

Jay Inslee

1:30:57 to 1:31:18( Edit History Discussion )

Jay Inslee: countries who could steal these markets from us. we are in a race right now to see who is going to be dominant king electric cars and batteries. and china has an interest in doing that and they are making enormous investments to do that. we are in a race today to decide who is going to dominate the solar power industry, and china

Jay Inslee

1:31:19 to 1:31:39( Edit History Discussion )

Jay Inslee: is making enormous investments in their -- i met a fellow from i believe it was indiana who had a solar cell manufacturing plant. he had a guy walk in from china and plunk down a check for $300 million and tried to get him to move his plant to china lock, stock, and barrel. and the fellow said i'm a red, white, wlue americ -- blue american and i'm not leaving.

Jay Inslee

1:31:40 to 1:32:01( Edit History Discussion )

Jay Inslee: that's what we are up against. that's one of the reasons we intend to take an aggressive position here with research and development dollars, with limits on co-2 that will spur investment and kick start the businesses here that we need to so that we can regain these markets. we invented solar energy in this country.

Jay Inslee

1:32:02 to 1:32:22( Edit History Discussion )

Jay Inslee: the germans commercialized it because they saw this a little before we did. we need to get in that game today and see to it that the infina companies and nanosolears doing photovoltaics and bright source -- i just want to mention this one form of solar energy people may not have heard about.

Jay Inslee

1:32:23 to 1:32:44( Edit History Discussion )

Jay Inslee: the bright source company, a company doing concentrated solar power. what they do is they use mirrors in various fashions to concentrate radiant energy, heat up a liquid, make steam, and then create electricity from it. with zero pollution associated with it. bright source has now signed contracts for thousands of

Jay Inslee

1:32:45 to 1:33:00( Edit History Discussion )

Jay Inslee: megawatts of crystal pure solar energy in various places in the united states. it would sprise you. it's not just nevada. they have places in the southeast where they can do this as well. and it is this type of technological breakthrough that if we put our minds to it and

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