The U.S. Department of Energy’s Better Buildings Challenge recognized Las Vegas Sands Corp. for its 24 percent savings in energy consumption at The Venetian.
SolarReserve, developer of the Crescent Dunes Solar Energy Plant, last week sued the Department of Energy and Tonopah Solar Energy, the plant’s operator.
The companies’ use of off-site solar projects propelled them to the top, SEIA director of research Shawn Rumery said. Of the 7 gigawatts tracked in the report, 1.5 were from off-site projects.
NV Energy now has the ability to shut off power to Mount Charleston to reduce the risk of wildfires.
The meetings will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. July 23 at the Suncoast casino in Las Vegas, and from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. the next day at the Moapa Community Center.
Some say cooperatives’ lack of oversight makes them more susceptible to scandal
Henderson Mayor Debra March said NV Energy is willing to help the city cut costs through energy efficiency, and will help it meet renewable energy objectives.
Prices at Nevada gas pumps — the fourth-highest in the country — have been sliding lower and motorists could see them drop even more.
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.
There’s a resurgence of residential solar power in the Las Vegas Valley, and officials say scammers are taking advantage of the industry’s growth.