The Bureau of Land Management is currently accepting public comments on two of the largest solar arrays ever built in Nevada and the first to incorporate batteries that will enable power delivery at night.
A new program from NV Energy could relieve range anxiety for electric vehicle owners by offering incentives for businesses, municipalities and others to install more charging stations across the state.
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.
NV Energy discovered Thursday morning that a damaged insulator on a pole north of Sandy Valley’s Quartz Road was allowing electricity to run free, leading to the outages. The issue worsened when temperatures rose mid-day and the metal supporting the insulators expanded.
A group that wants at least 50 percent of Nevada’s energy to come from renewable energy sources said Monday that it has more than twice the needed signatures to get its initiative on the November ballot.
The 160-acre, 20 megawatt Wynn Solar Facility near Fallon went online Saturday and provided more than 80 percent of the daytime electricity used by the Wynn Las Vegas and Encore over the weekend.
NV Energy announced plans Thursday to add six new solar projects in Nevada in what it said is the largest clean energy investment in the state’s history.
Supporters of the Energy Choice Initiative ballot measure released a study Wednesday that says Question 3 would lower energy bills, directly disputing a lengthy report from state regulators.
The Public Utilities Commission on Monday voted to adopt a report that details the potential impacts that the Energy Choice Initiative, or Question 3 on this November’s ballot, including higher energy rates and negative effects on Nevada’s rooftop solar industry.