A state task force on Thursday agreed to ask the Legislature in 2017 to grandfather in as many as 31,000 existing rooftop solar customers who are in a less favorable rate class.
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Tens of thousands of dollars in campaign contributions to state lawmakers made by two companies at odds overthe development of rooftop solar in Nevada suggest the issue will see another hard fought battle in the 2017 Legislature.
Officials say the huge Mojave Desert solar-thermal power plant damaged last week by fire could be back on line within three weeks.
Casino operator Las Vegas Sands Corp. is the primary backer of a proposed constitutional amendment to open up Nevada’s electricity markets to competition.
Gov. Brian Sandoval and the CEO of the rooftop solar company Sunrun have mutually agreed to dismiss a public records court case after meeting Tuesday and agreeing instead to focus efforts on the future of solar energy in Nevada.
Two separate reports released Monday, one from the Brookings Institution and the other from SolarCity and the Natural Resources Defense Council, both conclude that net metering is a benefit to all utility ratepayers.
Two of three major hotel-casinos have made filings with state regulators to leave as customers of Nevada Power later this year, while a third has let the process come to a close.
Las Vegas gaming giant MGM Resorts International told state regulators on Thursday that it will exercise its option to exit as a customer of Nevada Power and purchase its own electricity on the wholesale market.
There could be hope yet for Nevada rooftop solar customers who have argued they should not be included in a new, less favorable net metering rate that took effect Jan. 1.
Local natural-gas utility Southwest Gas Corp. improved its financial results in the quarter that ended March 31.
A Nevada company said it will try to purchase an unfinished nuclear power plant from the Tennessee Valley Authority and use the site in northeast Alabama to produce electricity with new technology.
The U.S. Green Building Council has awarded Downtown Summerlin’s 1.4 million-square-foot shopping, dining and entertainment district certification through its Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design program.
The Nevada State Contractors Board has revoked the license of a Las Vegas energy company.
A unique hybrid renewable energy project in Northern Nevada 80 miles east of Carson City was celebrated Tuesday by a host of dignitaries, including Italian Prime Minster Matteo Renzi.
A Carson City district judge on Monday dealt a major blow to proponents of a referendum seeking to restore Nevada’s net metering program to more favorable rates for rooftop solar customers.
A top aide to Gov. Brian Sandoval told an energy task force on Tuesday that “rightly or wrongly” Nevada’s clean energy reputation has been damaged over the fallout from the recent regulatory decision affecting the rooftop solar industry.
Nevada environmental and economic leaders said Monday that a task force reconstituted by Gov. Brian Sandoval is a great opportunity to move the state forward on green energy development, from solar and geothermal to wind power.
Ten state lawmakers received a tour of Tesla’s secretive new battery gigafactory under construction east of Reno on Wednesday.
About 40 protesters marched down Virginia Street here Tuesday in opposition to a competitive oil and gas lease sale conducted by the U.S Bureau of Land Management.
For nearly two hours Tuesday night, more than 13,000 southeast valley NV Energy customers did not have power. An NV Energy spokeswoman said an accident near a substation at 5640 Stephanie St. triggered the temporary blackout.
Construction workers at Tesla’s battery factory east of Reno walked off the job Monday, claiming a contractor has been bringing in lower-paid workers from out of state.
Attorney General Adam Laxalt filed a friend-of-the-court brief Wednesday challenging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's authority to impose new regulations over power plant emissions.
NV Energy has acknowledged that it is part of a coalition challenging a referendum petition filed by rooftop solar supporters seeking a public vote in November to return Nevada's net metering program back to more favorable rates for homeowners.
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