Alternative Energy Projects: Who Pays for These Boondoggles?

Not only do these taxpayer-funded projects fail to produce jobs, but the bottom line is that alternative energy is expensive energy.

Work is almost completed on the Crescent Dunes Solar Energy Project, located near Tonopah. The developers had received a $737 million loan guarantee from the U.S. Department of Energy, so if the project fails like Solyndra did, taxpayers will be on the hook for all that money. Even if we don’t have to ultimately make… [More...]

Renewable Energy Delivers Benefits to Nevada

The benefits of clean, low-cost, renewable energy are becoming apparent throughout the U.S. companies pride themselves on providing clean energy.

The tremendous benefits of clean, low-cost, renewable energy are becoming increasingly apparent throughout the U.S. Solar companies pride themselves on providing clean energy to a variety of customers, including business and homeowners, rural and tribal clients, as well as the non-profit, public, low-income and educational sectors. For example, last month Black Rock Solar installed solar… [More...]

Renewable Energy Delivers Tremendous Benefits to Nevada

The tremendous benefits of clean, low-cost, renewable energy are becoming increasingly apparent throughout the U.S., including in Nevada and Colorado. Solar companies pride themselves on providing clean energy to a variety of customers in these states, including business and homeowners, rural and tribal clients, as well as the non-profit, public, low-income and educational sectors. For… [More...]

TBAN Launches “#TBAN DesertSol 3000”

Raising Funds and Creating Awareness for UNLV’s Team Las Vegas Las Vegas, NV – June 11, 2013 – The University of Nevada, Las Vegas’ Solar Decathlon Team, Team Las Vegas (solardecathlon.unlv.edu), is a finalist in the U. S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013.  UNLV’s selection as one of twenty teams to participate is a triumph for… [More...]

Utilities Commission Denies NV Energy Petition in Nevada National Security Site Dispute

PRESS RELEASE Valley Electric Association continues to provide reliable, affordable power to federal facility PAHRUMP, Nev. (April 22, 2013) – Valley Electric Association Inc. (VEA), a nonprofit electric cooperative headquartered in Pahrump, Nev., is pleased to announce that the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada (PUCN) has formally denied a petition put forth by NV Energy in… [More...]

Utilities Update: Building the Infrastructure

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Utilities across Nevada are moving forward with projects large and small, and hoping like everyone else that a real and sustained economic comeback is just around the corner. From one end of the state to the other, initiatives are being undertaken, plans drawn up, projects carried out and the future prepared for by utility companies… [More...]

Government Contractors: Working with the System

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Government contractors provide a lot to the state of Nevada — and it isn’t always easy. Vying for contracts at any time, but especially in an ailing economy, can be competition at its most cutthroat, and partnering with the largest bureaucracy in the history of the human race is a complex undertaking. Fortunately for Nevada,… [More...]