The Trump administration has rolled back a landmark Obama-era effort targeting coal-fired power plants and their climate-damaging pollution.
Conservationists are pushing back against plans to build the plant north along the road to Valley of the Fire State Park, 30 miles northeast of the Las Vegas.
Switch has filed a lawsuit against the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada, claiming the agency is retaliating against the data center company for leaving NV Energy.
Natural gas utilities in Nevada could draw supply from renewable energy sources such as biogas under a measure introduced Wednesday in the Nevada Senate.
Gov. Steve Sisolak has tapped Reno City Councilman David Bobzien to lead the Nevada Department of Energy, the governor’s office announced Tuesday.
The project by a Sweden-based energy company would have built more than 200 turbines, each the height of a skyscraper, along a 22-mile stretch of desert west of Searchlight.
For the first time in its more than 100-year history, the three-member Public Utilities Commission of Nevada is entirely made up of women.
State is home to enough old mines and other former industrial sites to accommodate the new solar, wind and geothermal plants that would enable it to reach the 50 percent renewable energy standard, an analysis shows.
Nevada voters are favoring taking the first step toward requiring their energy providers to get at least half of their electricity from renewable sources.
Environmentalists are celebrating a court ruling that removed more than a million acres of federal land in Western states from an upcoming oil and gas auction in greater sage grouse habitat, including about 330,000 acres in Nevada.