Crowley resigns as Nevada energy director

CARSON CITY — Gov. Brian Sandoval’s energy director is resigning to take a job in California.

Sandoval announced the resignation of Stacey Crowley on Friday, effective July 26.

Crowley has served as director for the Nevada Office of Energy since Sandoval took office in January 2011. An architect who has specialized in sustainable development and energy policy, Crowley has helped define energy goals and programs in the state.

Sandoval said he’s proud of Crowley’s efforts to pursue and expand clean energy resources in Nevada.

The governor said an announcement on an interim director will be forthcoming.