The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas has filed for permission to leave NV Energy, moving to join other Strip casinos like Wynn Las Vegas, MGM Resorts International and Caesars Entertainment Corp. in their departure from the utility.
Tuesday’s arrest of Valley Electric Association CEO Angela Evans came as a surprise to some in the Pahrump area, but some members say distrust of the electric cooperative had been on the rise for weeks.
Station will be receiving its power from Morgan Stanley Capital Group, according to PUC documents.
Valley Electric Association’s board members are denying allegations of a financial cover-up and have accused the Nye County Sheriff’s Office of acting unlawfully during a search of the cooperative’s offices Friday morning.
Two more entities have the power to leave NV Energy, potentially joining an exodus of companies from the utility.
Natural gas utilities in Nevada could draw supply from renewable energy sources such as biogas under a measure introduced Wednesday in the Nevada Senate.
The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority’s board on Tuesday unanimously approved permitting CEO Steve Hill to investigate ways to reduce energy costs, either through NV Energy or a different provider.
Renewable energy company Air Liquide Hydrogen Energy has filed for approval to leave NV Energy, the first company to do so in 2019.
The LVCVA board will consider purchasing power from an alternative provider, according to CEO Steve Hill. The departure would include the Las Vegas Convention Center and its $935 million, 1.4 million-square-foot expansion, scheduled to be completed by January 2021.