President Obama to Visit Largest Photovoltaic Plant in U.S.

Nevada's standing as both a clean energy state and one of the principal 2012 political battlegrounds has earned it yet another visit from President Barack Obama next week.

Making his third trip to Southern Nevada since October, Obama on Wednesday plans to make the Copper Mountain Solar One site in Boulder City the backdrop for a speech on energy, White House officials said Friday.

It will be the first stop on a two-day, four-state swing designed for Obama to highlight segments of his "all of the above" strategy to boost U.S. production. The official trip comes at a time when he is under fire by Republicans for rising gasoline prices nearing $4 a gallon.

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