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BLM rejects massive wind farm along California-Nevada border

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.

Nevada’s mines could hold key to Question 6 energy standard

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 senator concerned over cell connection in Las Vegas area

U.S. Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto, D-Nevada, raised questions in the nation’s capital Thursday about how to improve cellphone and other wireless connections in the Las Vegas area. But experts say Las Vegas may not have it as bad as other places.

Old Nevada mines may get new leases on life as solar arrays

The State Environmental Commission voted Wednesday to add “renewable energy development and storage” to the list of acceptable post-production uses for shuttered mines to encourage developers to use the already-disturbed land.

Barack Obama speech in Las Vegas delves into tech, unity

On the heels of a contract to create a Netflix documentary series, former President Barack Obama joked about life outside the White House and said he wants his new project to unite people from all walks of life.

Las Vegas airport says it’s a technology incubator

While in Stockholm, Samuel Ingalls paused at the sight of passengers swiping passes and phones to board a subway. The technology looked familiar. Then he realized — a similar device to read passes was at McCarran International Airport.

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