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Nevada added 1,900 clean-energy jobs in 2nd quarter
Thursday, September 3, 2015
Nevada continues to remain a leader in clean-energy jobs, with nearly 2,000 added in the second quarter of 2015, according to a report from ...
Wynn Resorts offers to pay $15 million to exit NV Energy
Wynn Resorts offers to pay $15 million to exit NV Energy
Thursday, September 3, 2015
Wynn Resorts is willing to pay $15 million to end its business relationship with NV Energy, according to filings on Tuesday with the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada. Wynn’s bid ...
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Berkshire Hathaway shareholders sign petition supporting rooftop solar
Wednesday, September 2, 2015
More than 18,000 people have signed a petition asking Warren Buffett and NV Energy to ease what it calls their opposition to rooftop solar. The petition, released by ClimateTruth.org, includes more than 400 signatories who are investors in Buffett’s holding company, Berkshire Hathaway, which ...
PUC votes to keep net metering policies in place through end of 2015
PUC votes to keep net metering policies in place through end of 2015
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Nevada's Public Utilities Commission awarded the solar industry a short-term victory on Wednesday, offering a stopgap solution for ...
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Solar energy is Obama’s central issue on whirlwind day in Southern Nevada
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
President Barack Obama took a busy tour through Las Vegas on Monday, making stops at the Strip and in Henderson before settling in for the night at ...
In Las Vegas speech, Obama touts continued clean energy investment
In Las Vegas speech, Obama touts continued clean energy investment
Monday, August 24, 2015
President Barack Obama told a crowd in Las Vegas today that now "is not the time to pull back" on federal investment in renewable energy projects. The president's remark came during a speech at the National Clean Energy Summit, organized by ...
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At Clean Energy Summit, major solar project announced for Pahrump
Monday, August 24, 2015
At Monday’s Clean Energy Summit, CEO of Valley Electric Association Thomas Husted announced plans to build a 15-megawatt solar energy project in ...
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Switch becomes first Nevada company to join Obama climate initiative
Monday, August 24, 2015
Data company Switch is the first Nevada business to sign the the White House’s American Businesses Act on Climate Pledge, joining companies like Apple and Amazon in ...
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At Clean Energy Summit, Reid calls for modernization of Nevada’s energy systems
Monday, August 24, 2015
Sen. Harry Reid compared the Nevada’s power infrastructure to a “Model T Ford” in opening remarks at today’s Clean Energy Summit at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. The Senate minority leader advocated for new investments in solar energy and other forms of clean power, distributed storage and ...
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Obama in town for Clean Energy Summit, a high point for event
Monday, August 24, 2015
Clean energy activists, renewable investors and green business executives will all watch President Obama speak today at Mandalay Bay for the National Clean Energy Summit ...
Rooftop solar cap reached
Rooftop solar cap reached
Friday, August 21, 2015
The news comes before the Public Utilities Commission today vets an array of proposals that would impose new costs on rooftop solar customers but would keep the solar industry alive. A vote is expected as early as Wednesday ...
Estimates are in for NV Energy exit fees for MGM, Sands, Wynn
Estimates are in for NV Energy exit fees for MGM, Sands, Wynn
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Three casino companies looking to purchase and create power without NV Energy will have to pay millions to do so, according to filings with the Public Utilities Commission. The PUC’s regulatory operations staff submitted its exit fee estimates Tuesday for ...
Solar company suspends Nevada expansion, blames NV Energy controversy
Solar company suspends Nevada expansion, blames NV Energy controversy
Friday, August 14, 2015
The news signals that the fracas between NV Energy and the solar industry are deterring new businesses from operating in Nevada. Vivint Solar announced in July that ...
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As solar cap nears limit, PUC denies solar industry’s petition
Thursday, August 13, 2015
Hundreds of solar employees jammed a Public Utilities Commission meeting Wednesday, giving almost six hours of testimony in protest of recent proposals submitted to regulators by NV Energy and ...
Poll finds strong partisan split in Nevada on president’s Clean Power Plan
Poll finds strong partisan split in Nevada on president’s Clean Power Plan
Wednesday, August 5, 2015
A new poll finds 59 percent of Nevada voters support President Barack Obama’s recently released Clean Power Plan, while 37 percent oppose it — but that support varies strongly ...

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