All posts tagged "wind energy"

  • Opinion
    Green Energy Isn’t Big On ROI

    (Andy Matthews/NPRI) – “Facts,” John Adams once famously said, “are stubborn things.” I recalled this quote while reading Kyle Gillis’ coverage of Sen. Harry Reid’s fifth annual National Clean Energy Summit, which was held Tuesday in Las Vegas. A constant theme at these summits has been that “investing” (i.e., spending large sums...

  • Government
    Clean Energy Summit Sparks Political Events, Debate

    (Sean Whaley/Nevada News Bureau) – With U.S. Sen. Harry Reid’s 5th annual National Clean Energy Summit set to kick off today in Las Vegas, the debate over alternative energy development and the government’s role in its future rages on. The purpose of the day-long event as described on the website is to,...

  • Business
    The Manchurian Disconnection

    (Thomas Mitchell/4th St8) – How could any news story be more thoroughly reported and exhaustively detailed than one Sunday in the Las Vegas Sun “newspaper” about the connection between Nevada and Red China? The story starts with the Chinese coolies brought in to build the railroads to carry Nevada’s gold and silver...

  • Government
    Nevada Powered By Nuclear Energy More So Than Renewable Sources

    (Kyle Gillis/NPRI) – The federal government has spent over $440 million subsidizing Nevada’s “green economy,” yet imported nuclear energy provides more power to Nevada customers than taxpayer-subsidized electricity generators such as solar, wind and biofuel. According to recently updated data from NV Energy, since the stimulus passed in February 2009, imported nuclear...