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.
A utility company wants Nevadans to foot the bill for costs associated with houses for its employees, “frivolous” charges for consultants and even employee massages, a state review found.
An independent research center explored both sides of six ballot measures facing Nevada voters in November — four of which would be etched into the state constitution.
When it comes to Question 3, the politically charged energy choice measure on the ballot in Nevada, a political line has been drawn over a single term: Deregulation.
Nevada’s largest casino industry trade group is throwing its support behind the effort to break up NV Energy’s electricity monopoly.
Gov. Brian Sandoval on Friday appointed Ann Wilkinson to be the new chairwoman of Nevada’s Public Utilities Commission.