The Nevada Public Utilities Commission approved an order Friday that establishes net metering policies aimed at helping the rooftop solar industry grow.
Bruce Breslow, director of the Department of Business and Industry, has been appointed to the Public Utilities Commission by Gov. Brian Sandoval.
“Our customers should not notice a thing,” said Kevin Geraghty, senior vice president of energy supply for NV Energy. “But a customer will never know the work that had to go into it.”
The hearings that begin Monday will review NV Energy’s filing for a proposed rate structure because of a new state law intended to boost the growth of net metering in Nevada.
The Nevada Public Utilities Commission is fast-tracking a proposed rate structure required by a new law that aims to increase the number of solar customers in Nevada.
State officials have approved $150 million in industrial development bonds for a Northern Nevada facility that can transform garbage into jet and diesel fuel. The State Board of Finance signed off on the bonds this week.
A California company wants to build a 1,600-megawatt solar energy generation facility in Nye County.
NV Energy has filed an application with the Nevada Public Utilities Commission to comply with a new state law aimed at encouraging homeowners to invest in rooftop solar technology and participate in net metering.
The Nevada Supreme Court on Thursday rejected an appeal by a California utility seeking a state tax refund on coal it used decades ago to power its now-closed Mohave Generating Station power plant near Laughlin.