A proposed bill draft that would give state utility regulators the authority to “decouple” a utility’s recovery of costs from the sale of electricity failed to get a favorable endorsement Monday from a legislative panel.
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A new study on the cost of rooftop solar has found that there is a cost-shift of about $36 million a year to nonsolar ratepayers, based on the approximately 30,000 customers signed up for net metering in Nevada.
NV Energy announced Tuesday that it is neutral on a measure on the Nov. 8 general election ballot to amend the state constitution to open Nevada’s electricity markets to competition.
Nevada Power wants to close its coal-fired Reid Gardner plant at Moapa ahead of schedule.
Rooftop solar advocates had hoped to take their cause directly to voters after a rate hike this year rocked the industry in Nevada.
While Nevada’s average gasoline price is down 13 cents since last month, the state’s average gasoline price remains the third highest in the nation.
The Nevada Supreme Court on Thursday ruled unanimously against a referendum for the Nov. 8 general election ballot that could have restored net metering to rates more favorable to the rooftop solar industry and its customers.
Members of the Nevada State Contractors Board validated 133 homeowner complaints totalling more than $1 million.
Las Vegas area seniors who want to learn how to save money on their electric bills can meet Saturday with NV Energy officials at the annual Senior Energy Assistance Expo at the Cashman Center.
Tesla wants to put its car and energy storage businesses under one solar-powered roof.
The court heard arguments for an hour on whether Question 5 is a proper referendum on a measure passed by the 2015 Legislature and as such qualifies for the Nov. 8 general election ballot.
NV Energy on Wednesday filed with state utility regulators to grandfather eligible private net metering customers who installed systems or who had approved applications pending by Dec. 31, 2015, in under the original more generous rates.
Voters may soon get to decide whether the sun will shine again for the rooftop solar industry in Nevada. But first rooftop solar advocates must convince the Nevada Supreme Court that a referendum to restore net metering to the more economically viable rate structure in place in 2015 has a legal right to a spot on the Nov. 8 general election ballot.
Nevada was first in the nation last year in the total amount of solar electricity generated per capita at 421 watts per person, a new study released Thursday shows.
A federal judge has granted the data storage company Switch a temporary restraining order preventing former PUC general counsel Carolyn Tanner from permanently deleting her social media accounts.
The Peppermill Resort in Reno has filed an application to exit as a retail customer of NV Energy and acquire its own electricity on the wholesale market.
NV Energy on Wednesday issued a statement in response to a lawsuit filed by Switch over allegations that state regulators unconstitutionally denied the data storage company the ability to purchase 100 percent renewable energy directly from the national market even though the utility was unwilling to satisfy the request.
The data storage company Switch on Tuesday filed a lawsuit against the Nevada Public Utilities Commission and NV Energy.
MGM Resorts International and Wynn Resorts have told state utility regulators they will leave as retail customers of Nevada Power to secure their own electricity supplies starting Oct. 1.
Four of Nevada’s largest cities: Reno, North Las Vegas, Henderson and Las Vegas placed in the top 20 fastest growing cities for rooftop solar installations in 2015, according to a new analysis by the data delivery company BuildFax.
A new study on the cost of green energy mandates concludes that states such as Nevada that have imposed requirements to use solar, wind and other energy sources are killing jobs and hurting the economy. But some disagree with the study.
NV Energy on Wednesday announced that beginning Friday, rates for residential, commercial and industrial users will be an overall price decrease of 1.47 percent.
The Nevada Public Utilities Commission has determined that MGM Resorts International and Wynn Resorts have complied with requirements permitting them to leave as retail customers of Nevada Power and obtain their own electricity on the wholesale market.
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