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Nevada Aims to Plug Vehicles into Renewable Energy

Expert BlogNevadaMax Baumhefner, Dylan Sullivan

Nevada's legislature has passed a bill that would help the state drive on cleaner, cheaper electricity. If signed into law, the policy would speed the approval of transmission lines needed to move low-cost, renewable electricity across the region and would…

Vote “Yes” on Nevada Question 6

Expert BlogNevadaDylan Sullivan
Whether we vote by mail, early, or in-person on Election Day, Nevadans have a lot to consider this fall.

50% Renewables Bill Passes NV Senate, Unanimously

Expert BlogDylan Sullivan
The Nevada Senate voted today, April 16, 2019, unanimously, across party lines, to update Nevada’s renewable portfolio standard (RPS), the law that sets the minimum amount of electricity that big Nevada electricity providers must get from clean, renewable energy sources…

Analysis: NV Grid Works Smoothly with 50% Renewables

Expert BlogArjun Krishnaswami, Dylan Sullivan
Newly released analysis shows that Nevada’s grid would work smoothly and reliably while delivering 50 percent of the state’s electricity from clean, renewable energy sources like solar, geothermal, and wind. Nevada State Senator Chris Brooks has put forward legislation, Senate…

Question 6 in Nevada Would Create Thousands of Jobs

Expert BlogDylan Sullivan
New analysis finds that Question 6, which would require Nevada’s utilities to gradually increase the amount of electricity that comes from renewable sources to 50 percent by 2030, could support an additional 11,170 full-time jobs in 2030. This job growth…

50% Renewables in NV Will Boost Investment, Cut Pollution

Expert BlogDylan Sullivan
New modeling finds that a 50 percent renewable energy standard in Nevada would drive new investments in local solar power and storage, lowering harmful pollution across the state, and reducing Nevada’s dependence on out-of-state fossil fuels and power.