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.
Technology-driven smart cities are just over the horizon, and Gov. Brian Sandoval believes Nevada is positioned to be a leader in smart-city innovations.
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.
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.
The meetings will open the public comment process on a proposal to build wind turbines along a 22-mile stretch of the Nevada-California border adjacent to three federally protected areas.