Nevada Receives $5 Million for Residential Energy Retrofit
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded the Nevada State Office of Energy (NSOE) $5 million for the Nevada Retrofit Initiative which aims to retrofit at least five percent of all single family Nevada residences with energy efficiency upgrades by 2021. This is the highest amount awarded to any state as part of the DOE’s $28.5 million competitive grant for energy efficiency projects.
Griffin Global Logistics Announces New Designation for Nevada’s Foreign Trade Zone
The Northern Nevada Foreign Trade Zone has received approval to establish an Alternative Site Framework that will allow new companies to locate to Northern Nevada to secure foreign trade zone status for warehousing and distribution operations within 30 days from the time an application is accepted for filing.
NNMC Provides Robotic Knee Surgery
Northern Nevada Medical Center (NNMC) will soon become the first hospital in Nevada to provide robotics-assisted knee surgery to patients with early-to-mid stage osteoarthritis of the knee. The procedure is called MAKOplasty and is minimally invasive which leads to a quicker recovery time.