Opposition to mining one particular desert tract for the silvery white metal used in electric car batteries is coming from unusual quarters: space.
Despite NV Energy asking for a slight rate decrease, many customers spoke out against the company over high electric bills during a consumer session.
NV Energy is requesting regulators’ approval to raise all Southern Nevada customers’ electric rates by an average of 3.3 percent starting in 2024.
Plans to build over 470 miles of transmission lines and a 2500+ acre solar farm in Clark County both took another step forward in BLM’s approval process.
Assembly Bill 524, a bill that directs utilities to build more in-state power generation, passed with overwhelming support on the last day of the legislative session.
Southwest Gas blamed the latest quarterly increase on the 12-month average cost of natural gas.
NV Energy maintains it needs more direction from the state Legislature on how it should reduce its reliance on the expensive energy open market.
Though NV Energy is requesting a rate decrease for the summer months, the utility and Southern Nevada residents expect a summer with high electric bills.
Assembly Bill 524, sponsored by Assemblyman Howard Watts, details how electric utility would add in-state power generation, with a focus on renewables.
Residential customers of NV Energy could see a slight drop in their monthly electric bills during the hot summer months.
An assemblyman plans to introduce a bill that would direct NV Energy to generate more clean power in-state and buy less energy from elsewhere.
The Public Utilities Commission denied approval for part of an NV Energy plan meant to help Nevada reduce its use of coal.
The Nevada Mining Association is looking for new leadership as the industry prepares to play a key role in the development of renewable energy and electric vehicles.
The state’s largest utility firm, NV Energy, no longer wants to combine its two subsidiaries, more than a year after it first filed plans for the merger.