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Debate between solar groups, NV Energy heats up with protest
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Advocates for rooftop solar installations plan to rally outside NV Energy headquarters to protest a state cap on how many solar customers can sell energy back to the utility. The rally scheduled Wednesday in Las Vegas is ...
Sandoval, NV Energy mum on net metering after meetings with solar officials
Friday, April 17, 2015
Solar industry: Thousands of jobs still in jeopardy
After a series of high-end meetings with Gov. Brian Sandoval and NV Energy officials, the state's rooftop solar industry says it is still in danger of shutdown by the end ...
Photo: Homes are shown behind a solar photovoltaic field
Sandoval to meet with SolarCity on net metering
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
energy:
Gov. Brian Sandoval will meet with solar industry officials to discuss a controversial cap that limits how many consumers can put solar panels on their homes and provide energy to the grid. The news is a bright spot for the solar industry and the latest chapter in what’s been ...
Several big resort companies are working to sever ties with NV Energy
Several big resort companies are working to sever ties with NV Energy
Friday, April 10, 2015
Several Las Vegas resort companies and a prominent tech business are seeking approval to obtain their electricity outside of NV Energy, a move that poses questions about ...
Solar industry squares off with Warren Buffett and NV Energy
Solar industry squares off with Warren Buffett and NV Energy
Thursday, April 9, 2015
One of Warren Buffett’s senior vice presidents at Berkshire Hathaway Energy — NV Energy’s parent company — warned of the dangers of rooftop solar at an energy conference in July. His message ...
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Nevada leads country in new clean energy jobs, report finds
Monday, March 16, 2015
Nevada leads the country in clean energy job growth, with more new green jobs announced in 2014 than any other state. Nevada companies announced plans to add ...
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Nevada a hotbed for geothermal activity
Monday, March 16, 2015
5-minute expert:
As of 2013, there were 29 operating geothermal power plants in Nevada producing 518 megawatts of electricity. By 2016, plants producing another 834 megawatts are expected to come online ...
Power outage impacts about 17,000 customers, traps some in elevators
Power outage impacts about 17,000 customers, traps some in elevators
Friday, February 13, 2015
A brief power outage today affected about 17,000 NV Energy customers and left some people stuck in elevators, according to the company and Las Vegas fire department. A cluster of outages ...
Some Southwest Gas customers could be without service for days
Some Southwest Gas customers could be without service for days
Wednesday, February 4, 2015
It could take several days to restore natural gas to all of about 5,000 customers in Henderson who lost service Tuesday afternoon, Southwest Gas officials said. Southwest Gas cut service about ...
Regulators again reject Moapa solar plant; Reid Gardner still set to close this month
Regulators again reject Moapa solar plant; Reid Gardner still set to close this month
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
State regulators quashed NV Energy’s plans to build a 175-megawatt solar farm on the Moapa Band of Paiutes’ Indian Reservation, saying the company was trying to ...
DMV office on Sahara closed because of power failure
DMV office on Sahara closed because of power failure
Thursday, November 20, 2014
The Department of Motor Vehicles office on East Sahara Avenue near Fremont Street was closed this afternoon because of electrical problems, a spokesman said. The power went out about ...
NV Energy restores power for 2,100 in southwest valley
NV Energy restores power for 2,100 in southwest valley
Friday, October 17, 2014
A power outage this afternoon in the southwest valley that affected more than 2,100 people has been resolved ...
Power restored for hundreds in western valley
Monday, September 29, 2014
Power has been restored for hundreds of NV Energy customers in the western part of the Las Vegas Valley. According to the NV Energy ...
Federal judge refuses to halt fracking in Nevada
Saturday, September 27, 2014
A federal judge has refused to block the release of oil and gas leases in Nevada that critics say will be used for hydraulic fracturing that could harm sage grouse and cause more environmental damage than the Bureau of Land Management admits.
Work begins on $1 billion solar power plant near Primm
Work begins on $1 billion solar power plant near Primm
Friday, September 5, 2014
Construction has begun on a $1 billion solar power generating station in the Mojave Desert that officials say will produce enough electricity to power about 80,000 California homes ...

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