Sen. Brown met with the Ohio State University student competitors at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Solar Decathlon, a challenge to design, build, and operate the most hospitable, energy-efficient solar-powered house. Brown toured The OSU house on the National Mall, which is currently displayed alongside 19 other structures engineered by competing teams from around the world.
Sen. Sherrod Brown joined Pres. Barack Obama as he visited the Lordstown General Motors Plant. Pres. Obama and Sen. Brown met with workers and the President made remarks about the economy.
Senator Brown was all over Ohio during the August 2009 home state work period.
Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) visited a Cleveland home on 8/14/09 to announce the launch of a new clean energy job training program. At a Cleveland home currently undergoing weatherization renovations that will improve its energy efficiency, Brown joined the National Community Action Foundation (NCAF) and ExxonMobil to announce funds that will be awarded to the Ohio Green Workforce Training Partnership through an inaugural grant from the NCAF ExxonMobil Weatherization Training Partnership.
Sen. Brown spoke about restoring the Great Lakes, particularly Lake Erie, and how that would help the economy.