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Regulators again reject Moapa solar plant; Reid Gardner still set to close this month
Regulators again reject Moapa solar plant; Reid Gardner still set to close this month
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
State regulators quashed NV Energy’s plans to build a 175-megawatt solar farm on the Moapa Band of Paiutes’ Indian Reservation, saying the company was trying to ...
DMV office on Sahara closed because of power failure
DMV office on Sahara closed because of power failure
Thursday, November 20, 2014
The Department of Motor Vehicles office on East Sahara Avenue near Fremont Street was closed this afternoon because of electrical problems, a spokesman said. The power went out about ...
NV Energy restores power for 2,100 in southwest valley
NV Energy restores power for 2,100 in southwest valley
Friday, October 17, 2014
A power outage this afternoon in the southwest valley that affected more than 2,100 people has been resolved ...
Power restored for hundreds in western valley
Monday, September 29, 2014
Power has been restored for hundreds of NV Energy customers in the western part of the Las Vegas Valley. According to the NV Energy ...
Federal judge refuses to halt fracking in Nevada
Saturday, September 27, 2014
A federal judge has refused to block the release of oil and gas leases in Nevada that critics say will be used for hydraulic fracturing that could harm sage grouse and cause more environmental damage than the Bureau of Land Management admits.
Work begins on $1 billion solar power plant near Primm
Work begins on $1 billion solar power plant near Primm
Friday, September 5, 2014
Construction has begun on a $1 billion solar power generating station in the Mojave Desert that officials say will produce enough electricity to power about 80,000 California homes ...
Commission adopts fracking regulations for Nevada
Commission adopts fracking regulations for Nevada
Sunday, August 31, 2014
The Commission on Mineral Resources' unanimous decision in Elko drew criticism from opponents, who say fracking could lead to water contamination, excessive water consumption and earthquake activity. But supporters ...
The people and politics behind Sen. Harry Reid’s Clean Energy Summit 7.0
The people and politics behind Sen. Harry Reid’s Clean Energy Summit 7.0
Sunday, August 31, 2014
As a young man, Harry Reid discovered a desert oasis not far from his Searchlight home, across the border in Fort Piute, Calif. Water poured out of craggy, volcanic rock. Lily pads and cattails grew. The site ...
Photo: In this May 12, 2013, photo, wind turbines line th
How a wind turbine works
Sunday, August 10, 2014
5-MINUTE EXPERT:
The wind can produce energy. We know that. But how much? At what cost? And is wind energy a solution for Nevada?
Photo: President Barack Obama looks at solar panels at Ne
Potential for renewable energy soaring at Nellis Air Force Base
Sunday, July 27, 2014
A second solar plant would give it the ability to produce 42 percent of its energy cleanly ...
Isolated power outage reported in Spring Valley
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
A Tuesday morning outage left 74 Spring Valley residents without power, according to NV Energy. The outage occurred just...
Power outage strikes northeast valley, affecting 800
Thursday, July 10, 2014
About 800 customers in Sunrise Manor, near Nellis and Lake Mead boulevards, were affected by a power outage Thursday afternoon, according to NV Energy. The outages occurred ...
Power temporarily out for 8,000 NV Energy customers
Monday, July 7, 2014
Some 8,000 customers were left without power for about 30 minutes this afternoon in the area near...
Company announces plan for 2nd solar plant at Nellis AFB
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
A Silicon Valley solar-panel maker is teaming with NV Energy to build another solar plant at Nellis Air Force Base, helping Nevada’s main electric utility move away from...
Schools evacuated after construction workers rupture gas line
Schools evacuated after construction workers rupture gas line
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
gas leak this morning has been repaired, but not before it caused part of Brooks Avenue to be closed and prompted the evacuation of …

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