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Pawlenty to talk energy

ST. PAUL - Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty is a keynote speaker for an upcoming national energy conference.

The Power Gen conference is Tuesday through Saturday in Las Vegas, bringing together people involved in the renewable energy industry.

Pawlenty shares top building with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev.

Conference sponsors note that Pawlenty worked to double the state's ethanol usage and to improve use of other renewable fuels.

Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.