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August 14 -- The Obama administration’s top land official praised a geothermal electricity project in California’s snow-capped mountains as an example for others during a headline appearance at a green energy conference in Las Vegas. >>View Article

May 30 -- A Berkshire Hathaway Inc unit will pay $5.6 billion for NV Energy Inc, the electric utility serving Las Vegas and its power-hungry casinos, in yet another large energy deal for Warren Buffett in the western United States. >>View Article

Monday, 20 May 2013 15:16

Many benefits of energy efficiency

May 20 -- NV Energy has demonstrated that it can help its customers cut energy waste. NV Energy spent $267 million on energy efficiency programs during 2007-12 — programs that have enabled households and businesses to lower their electricity use by 1.9 billion kilowatt-hours per year. This amount of savings is equivalent to the electricity use of 34,000 typical Nevada households. >>View Article

March 15 -- The U.S. Department of Interior has approved Duke Energy Renewables' application to build a 200-megawatt wind farm on federal land in Clark County, Nevada. >>View Article

March 14 --The U.S. approved three renewable- energy projects to be built on federal land in California and Nevada. The two solar farms and one wind project are expected to total 1,100 megawatts of capacity, enough to power more than 340,000 homes, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said today at a press conference in San Francisco. >>View Artice

Monday, 04 March 2013 20:44

Reid Correct About Renewable Energy

March 4 -- Nevada is home to tremendous untapped clean energy potential, as Sen. Harry Reid eloquently described in his recent address to the Nevada Legislature. The sensible reforms to the state’s Renewable Portfolio Standard that he outlined should be implemented without delay. Nevada’s Renewable Portfolio Standard should chart a course toward additional solar, geothermal and wind investments while closing loopholes such as credits for an out-of-state hydroelectric project built more than a century ago. >>View Article

Thursday, 21 February 2013 16:32

Reid: Strengthen Renewable Energy Standards

February 21 -- U.S. Sen. Harry Reid called on Nevada lawmakers to tighten the state's renewable energy standards in a wide-ranging speech Wednesday. >>View Article

Duke Energy American Transmission Co. has been considering five or six options for the 900-mile line capable of transporting 3,000 megawatts of wind power from Wyominig to Nevada for about a year. The company plans to release a decision on the route next month. >>View Article

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