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TV Worldwide

April 12, 2011 09:41 ET

TV Worldwide Selected by Department of Energy's Clean Cities Program to Create the "Clean Cities TV" Internet TV Channel

Pioneering Internet TV Channel Launches in Support of National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Offers Best Practices Education for Cities About Petroleum Reduction Technologies and Measures

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwire - Apr 12, 2011) - TV Worldwide (www.TVWorldwide.com), since 1999, a pioneering web-based global TV network, on March 25 launched Clean Cities TV (CCTV), the educational Internet channel of the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Clean Cities program. Available at www.CleanCities.TV, the channel features live and recorded Internet TV content about Clean Cities and its mission to reduce U.S. petroleum consumption through the use of alternative and renewable fuels, idle reduction and fuel economy measures, and new emerging technologies.

In a unique production arrangement, Clean Cities' nearly 100 coordinators from across the country will record video content highlighting their petroleum-reduction collaboration efforts and submit this footage for production. TV Worldwide, in turn, will produce the videos to educate viewers on best practices and post them for viewing on CCTV. In addition, TV Worldwide will develop live interactive webcasts about alternative transportation options on location and at the company's state-of-the-art Internet TV studios near Washington, D.C.

"The use of live and on-demand Internet TV to educate and inform is growing rapidly in the professional community, especially at the federal level where there is a need to efficiently communicate best practices, and Clean Cities is a leading example," said Dave Gardy, Chairman and CEO of TV Worldwide. "Clean Cities continues to be successful at implementing vital alternative fuel and petroleum-reduction technologies at the municipal level, and Clean Cities TV is the answer to cost-effectively communicate the best practices from these strategies so all cities, their stakeholder partners and the public can benefit."

TV Worldwide's network of Internet TV channels currently offers several different target demographic audiences, including the National League of Cities TV, (www.NLCTV.org), produced in cooperation with the National League of Cities. "We want to make sure that our NLC TV audience of 22,000 city decision makers in 1600 member cities is aware of content that's important to them on Clean Cities TV, especially since many of the Clean Cities Program solutions mean real savings for cities, an important consideration in this time of tight municipal budgets," Gardy said.

Visit CCTV at www.CleanCities.TV.

About Clean Cities

Clean Cities is DOE'S flagship alternative-transportation deployment initiative, sponsored by DOE's Vehicle Technologies Program. The mission of Clean Cities is to advance the energy, economic, and environmental security of the United States by supporting local actions to reduce petroleum use in transportation. Clean Cities' national network of nearly 100 Clean Cities coalitions brings together stakeholders in the public and private sectors to deploy alternative and renewable fuels, idle reduction measures, fuel economy improvements, and emerging transportation technologies. For more information, visit the Clean Cities website (www.cleancities.energy.gov).

About TV Worldwide

Founded in 1999, TV Worldwide (www.tvworldwide.com) developed the first Internet TV network of community-based Internet TV channels, primarily targeting niche professional communities ranging from the Maritime industry to the Digital Media sector. Known by many in the industry as "Intelligent Internet TV," Fortune 500 companies, 30 federal government agencies, and numerous International associations including the National Association of Broadcasters utilize TV Worldwide's live and archived state-of-the art video streaming content applications and Internet TV channels. In recognition of the company's unique achievements in new media, TV Worldwide was selected by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) to webcast the Daytime Emmy Awards and the Emmy awards for Technology and Engineering 2007 through 2009. CEO Dave Gardy has been honored by Streaming Media Magazine in 2008 as one of the 25 Most Influential People in Streaming Media. Gardy also currently serves as the President of the International Webcasting Association (IWA).

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