Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions (CRES) today endorsed Republican gubernatorial nominee Ed Gillespie in the 2017 Virginia governor’s race. The announcement reflects Gillespie’s commitment to advancing an all-of-the-above policy to improve our energy infrastructure and grid security, ensure affordable energy, and advance clean energy and innovation.
Speaking about the endorsement, Ed Gillespie said, “I agree with Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions that we need to find commonsense solutions that balance the Commonwealth’s economic, energy and environmental needs, and I am grateful for their endorsement. Clean energy is becoming increasingly available, reliable and affordable, and it will create economic opportunities. Virginia is poised to be on the forefront of clean energy innovation. I put forward a detailed plan to secure abundant energy resources and competitive energy prices that protect citizens from high energy costs, and attract the businesses that provide new jobs.”
“When it comes to maximizing the potential for a clean energy renaissance in Virginia, the experience and vision offered by Ed Gillespie stands head and shoulders above the competition,” CRES Managing Director Heather Reams said. “Ed Gillespie has a plan that will sustain and strengthen investments in science, engineering and clean, renewable forms of energy to ensure good paying jobs and affordable power for all Virginians. We look forward to working with him.”
Find a full list of endorsements HERE.