Archive for Nevada

Nevada Governor Axes Renewable Portfolio Standard Bill

Posted by Joseph Bebon on June 20, 2017

On Friday, Gov. Brian Sandoval, R-Nev., vetoed A.B.206, a bill that would have increased Nevada’s current 25% by 2025 renewable portfolio standard (RPS) to 40% by 2030. Environmental groups and renewable energy organizations, including the Solar Energy Industries Association and [Read More]

That’s The Last Of It: NV Energy Kills Coal Plant, Moves Toward Renewables

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 20, 2017

As part of a goal to further reduce Nevada’s carbon emissions, Las Vegas-based NV Energy has taken down the fourth and final unit of its 257 MW coal-fired Reid Gardner Generating Station. Thus, the facility is no longer providing energy [Read More]

NV Energy Calls For 135 MW Of Renewable Energy Project Proposals

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 25, 2016

Nevada-based NV Energy has issued two requests for proposals (RFPs): one seeking a total of 135 MW of renewable energy and another looking for up to 700 MW of non-technology-specific capacity and energy resources. According to the utility, the first [Read More]