Transmission line expansion called ‘game changer’ for clean energy in Nevada

By Sean Whaley |January 12, 2016 CARSON CITY — A transmission line that is expected to significantly increase Nevada’s ability to export clean energy will soon be under construction in Clark County. The One Nevada Transmission Line, which recently connected the state’s northern and southern power grids, is being expanded between the Harry Allen generating station […]

NV Energy, PUC price solar energy beyond residents’ reach

By Judy Treichel |January 12, 2016 During the 30 years I have fought efforts to bring the nation’s highly radioactive waste to Nevada’s Yucca Mountain, nuclear power supporters would ask, “So how do you think the lights will stay on without nuclear power?” My answer was, “In Nevada we have enough sunlight and solar power potential […]

Nevada’s Solar Power Fees Draw Ire of Silicon Valley Investors

By Chris Martin |January 12, 2016 A group of 18 venture capital investors are pressuring Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval to reverse new fees on solar homes that state utility regulators made effective on Jan. 1. Keeping the charges in place will quickly curtail development of solar energy in the state and threaten future investment, the investors, […]