Nevada’s “Lithium Valley”

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 13 May 2020 22:18:57 +0000

No, lithium isn’t going to become “the new oil,” regardless of what the pandering pundits of the popular press say (it’s a raw material, not a fuel, and it’s one of the most abundant elements on Earth)

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Feds Approve Largest U.S. Solar Project

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 11 May 2020 19:20:40 +0000

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A Nevada installation that would be the largest solar power project in U.S. history was approved by the U.S. Department of the Interior on May 11. The estimated $1 billion, 690-MW Gemini photovoltaic solar electric generating facility is sited on 7,000 acres about 30 miles northeast of Las Vegas. Interior Secretary David L. Bernhardt signed […]

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Tesla: May The 4th Be With Gigafactory Nevada As It Reopens

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Thu, 23 Apr 2020 04:18:22 +0000

Tesla Gigafactory 1 in Nevada will be reopening on May the 4th, which is also linked to Mark Hamil’s May the 4th series referencing Star Wars (of course)*. It’s pretty iconic, actually. Many Tesla supporters and employees will be eager for the company to get back to work producing vehicles in as safe a manner as possible. The idea of a positive force having your back is encouraging in such times

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Permitting Issue Delays $1 Billion Nevada Solar Project

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 15:40:55 +0000

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The U.S. Bureau of Land Management said it continues to work on issuing a permit for a $1 billion solar power project in Nevada, after already missing two deadlines to move the project forward. The proposed 690-MW Gemini solar farm in Nevada is one of the country’s largest proposed solar projects. It would be operated […]

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New Solar Energy Innovation Network Teams Announced

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Tue, 24 Mar 2020 03:00:10 +0000

Washington, D.C. — Today the U.S. Department of Energy announced that eight teams have been selected to participate in the second round of the Solar Energy Innovation Network, a program that supports multi-stakeholder teams pursuing new applications of solar energy and other distributed energy resources in unique locations and contexts

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