New Report: Electric Vehicles Can Save Nevada $20 Billion

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sat, 06 Feb 2021 02:39:48 +0000

Article courtesy of SWEEP, NRDC, and Western Resource Advocates. Nevadans can save more than $14 billion through 2050 by moving from gas-powered cars to electric vehicles (EVs), according to a report released today. EVs can also reduce air pollution, providing an additional $3 billion in benefits for public health and the climate, and EVs can […]

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Jonathan Scott Unpacks The Fight For Residential Solar In Revealing New Documentary

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Mon, 16 Nov 2020 17:22:10 +0000

The sun is a fusion reactor in the sky, raining sunshine down on the planet free of charge. But when home renovation specialist and TV personality Jonathan Scott went to install a rooftop solar system on his Las Vegas home, he came face to face with the realities of the monopolistic utility model in Nevada. [&hellip

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2020 Voters Cement Nevada’s 50% RPS, Shakeup of Energy Oversight in New Mexico

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 05 Nov 2020 16:50:39 +0000

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Though vote-counting continued in the tight presidential race on Nov. 5, voters in Nevada and New Mexico appear to have made headway on crucial energy initiatives on the ballot.  Nevada Approves a 50% by 2030 RPS  In Nevada, the presidential race remained closely contested on Thursday morning with pundits predicting that a victory there for […]

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2020 Voters Cement Nevada’s 50% RPS, Shakeup of Energy Oversight in New Mexico

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 05 Nov 2020 16:50:39 +0000

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Though vote-counting continued in the tight presidential race on Nov. 5, voters in Nevada and New Mexico appear to have made headway on crucial energy initiatives on the ballot.  Nevada Approves a 50% by 2030 RPS  In Nevada, the presidential race remained closely contested on Thursday morning with pundits predicting that a victory there for […]

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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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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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Raiders Will Roll With Renewables at New Vegas Stadium

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Sat, 01 Feb 2020 21:28:32 +0000

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The Raiders, a franchise that has called both Oakland, California, and Los Angeles home since the team began play in 1960, is moving to Las Vegas for the 2020 National Football League season. And this “new” team will take advantage of renewable resources to power both its new stadium, as well as its administrative offices […]

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Largest US Solar Power Plant Will Be Built On Public Land. Is That A Problem?

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Wed, 08 Jan 2020 03:00:19 +0000

Gemini solar power plant NevadaThe largest solar power plant in the United States will be constructed on federal land northeast of Las Vegas, Nevada. The $1 billion project will include battery storage.

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Feds Back Construction of Largest U.S. Solar Farm

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 02 Jan 2020 18:55:51 +0000

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The U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) on Dec. 30 released a final environmental impact statement (EIS) for the Gemini solar project, a planned 7,100-acre installation outside Las Vegas, Nevada, with a proposed generation capacity of 690 MW. The $1 billion project would be the largest U.S. solar farm in terms of generation, and includes […]

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1.19 Gigawatts Of Solar Power For The Land Of The Gigafactory

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Sat, 07 Dec 2019 01:16:40 +0000

solar power Nevada US Air ForceNevada, home of the Tesla EV Gigafactory, is getting a new burst of renewable energy with 1.19 new gigawatts of solar power from the company NV Energy

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