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Hillary Clinton: Let's Make America the 'Clean Energy Superpower of the 21st Century'
Clinton has a team of nearly 100 advisers on energy and environmental issues who have spent the past year compiling recommendations. Her entourage sharply contrasts with that of Trump, who relies on a few outside experts.
In her speech Thursday, Clinton said:
And let's build a cleaner, more resilient power grid with enough renewable energy to power every home in our country as well. Some country is going to be the clean energy superpower of the 21st century and create millions of jobs and businesses. It's probably going to be either China, Germany or America. I want it to be us! We invent the technology, we should make it and use it and export it, which will help to grow our economy.
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