The Raiders’ Las Vegas stadium has the green light to get its power from a provider other than NV Energy — and it won’t have to pay an impact fee to do business with an electricity competitor.
In 2018, 10 companies began efforts to leave Nevada’s utility monopoly, NV Energy — more than in the previous five years combined.
Gov. Steve Sisolak has tapped Reno City Councilman David Bobzien to lead the Nevada Department of Energy, the governor’s office announced Tuesday.
NV Energy has filed a lawsuit against the Public Utilities Commission for the first time in more than a decade, challenging a tax-related ruling worth millions of dollars.
Two more companies have asked the Nevada Public Utilities Commission for permission to leave NV Energy, adding to a total list of 10 companies that have requested access to an alternative energy supplier in 2018.
NV Energy has taken a major step in efforts to double its renewable energy by 2023 after receiving approval to add six solar projects and accelerate the retirement of its North Valmy 1 coal-powered plant.
A new report from Denver-based Environment America Research Policy Center found that a similar policy in Nevada could more than double its existing solar capacity by 2045 if it followed suit.
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.
Representatives from Atlantis Casino Resort Spa in Reno met with the Public Utilities Commission Tuesday morning on its application to leave NV Energy.