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Closing coal plant is good news for Nevada

Advocates for healthy communities and a vital clean energy economy in Nevada applauded plans by Idaho Power to close the last remaining utility-owned, coal-burning power plant in the Silver State. The Valmy plant in Northeast Nevada is co-owned by Idaho Power and NV Energy. The utility companies will have to negotiate a closing schedule. […]

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Clean energy – good enough for Iowa, but not for Nevada?

Groups that support a clean-energy economy for Nevada wonder: Why is clean energy good for Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway utility in Iowa, but not for Nevada? MidAmerican, BHE’s utility serving Iowa and parts of South Dakota, Nebraska and Illinois, plans a $3.6 billion investment in renewable energy, particularly wind and solar. The investment will bring the company portfolio up to 85 percent renewable energy, with a goal of bringing the [...]

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