All posts tagged "energy"

  • Featured Article
    Nevada consumers to see electric rate reductions

    (Derek Draplin) –Public utility company NV Energy announced that consumers in the state will see slightly lower...

  • Business
    Big utilities enter market for small rooftop solar

    (Ray Henry & Susan Montoya, Associated Press) – Traditional power companies are getting into small-scale solar energy and...

  • Politics
    Obama preaches his clean energy heresy to the choir

    (Thomas Mitchell) – When Obama took the stage to close out Harry Reid’s traveling planet salvation show Monday...

  • Government
    How to price net metering

    (Thomas Mitchell) – At Harry Reid’s clean energy confab on Monday, August 24, 2015, there was a panel debate on how net metering — for rooftop solar installations mostly — should be paid for and by whom. Charles Cicchetti of Pacific Economics Group explained that much of the so-called reform being touted is...

  • Opinion
    Avid for Stimulus money, pols short-circuited oversight, got green-energy flops in return

    As Obama, Reid tout clean energy at Vegas summit, investigation shows their involvement in failure of Nevada...

  • Opinion
    Power Disruption is on Nevada’s Horizon

    (Chuck Muth, Citizen Outreach) – When it comes to “disruptors” – new players in a market that totally upend the conventional way of doing business – I’d have to say today’s top three are Uber for what it’s done to the taxi industry, Airbnb for what it’s done to the lodging industry…and Donald...

  • Politics
    Reid Heller’s “informed obstructionist legislation” – S.1825

    A bill to require the Secretary of Energy to obtain the consent of affected State and local governments before making an expenditure from the Nuclear Waste Fund for a nuclear waste repository. 114th Congress (2015-2016) 07-22-15 (Gary Duarte, USNEF) – Senators Reid and Heller have filed S.1825, as they continue to show they...

  • Government
    DOE Gives Nevada Funds For Energy Retrofits

    (Nevada News Bureau) – The state of Nevada has been approved for a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) competitive grant to assist in energy retrofits across the state. The grant will help commercial buildings develop energy efficient retrofit projects, making it easier for businesses, contractors and energy suppliers to undertake these efforts....

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