Declaring “the start of a new era” in energy production, President Donald Trump signed an executive order Tuesday that he said would revive the coal industry and create jobs.
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A bill that would restore commercially viable rates for homeowners who want to install rooftop solar panels and participate in net metering had its first hearing Monday in an Assembly subcommittee.
Energy Secretary Rick Perry toured the Yucca Mountain repository Monday, two weeks after the Trump administration added funding in its budget to revive the facility north of Las Vegas.
NV Energy and rooftop solar installation companies agreed Tuesday to ask state utility regulators to allow eligible customers additional time to opt-in to grandfathered net metering rules and rates.
A ceremony Friday celebrated the commissioning of the Moapa Southern Paiute Solar Project, the first utility-scale solar array built on tribal land.
Going against the will of 72 percent of Nevada voters isn’t a wise idea, but that’s not stopping Assemblyman Chris Brooks, D-Las Vegas.
The Reid Gardner Generating Station has ended its operations. NV Energy will spend the rest of 2017 decommissioning the coal-fired power plant 50 miles northeast of Las Vegas.
The fourth unit at the plant at Moapa owned by NV Energy exhausted its coal supply and shut down over the weekend.
As solar and renewable energy measures took center stage at the Legislature on Wednesday, a national group reported that Nevada more than doubled its solar capacity in 2016 to 2,191 megawatts over 1,033 megawatts in 2015.
State officials are applying for several grants to pay for a network of charging stations to accommodate a likely surge in electric vehicles hitting Nevada’s roads and highways.
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