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Expanded Solar Access Advances From Senate Committee

Carson City, NV - Today, the Senate Growth and Infrastructure Committee passed Assembly Bill 465unanimously. The bill would create a program expanding access to solar energy for more Nevada families and small businesses. Rooftop solar has generally been limited to those who own their property, or have the income or credit to get panels. A portion of the new program created under AB 465 will be set aside for low income customers, [...]

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Assembly Hears Strong Support for Funding Electric School Buses

Carson City, Nev. -- Today, the Assembly Growth & Infrastructure Committee heard Senate Bill 299, which would allow funds from the Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Demonstration (EVID) program be used to help school districts cover 75% of the upfront cost of investing in electric school buses.   Clean air and clean energy advocates testified in support of the bill, highlighting the pollution Nevada’s children are exposed to riding diesel school buses [...]

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Expanded Solar Access Passes Assembly with Bipartisan Support

Carson City, NV - Today, the Nevada Assembly passed Assembly Bill 465, which would require state utilities to create a program expanding access to clean energy for more Nevada families and small businesses. Rooftop solar is generally limited to those who own their property or who have the income or credit to get panels, but this new solar program will be open to every residential and small business customer. It will also [...]

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NV Doubles Clean Energy Commitment on Earth Day

Governor Sisolak Signs SB 358 into Law, Raising RPS to 50% by 2030 Carson City, NV⎼⎼ Governor Steve Sisolak signed Senate Bill 358 into law today, marking a huge step forward for Nevada’s clean energy economy. The bill passed the Nevada Legislature with unanimous bipartisan support in both the Senate and the Assembly, and would increase the Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) to 50% by 2030, and put the state on [...]

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Renewable Portfolio Standard Unanimously Passes Assembly

RPS heads to the Governor’s Desk on Earth Day Carson City, NV ⎼⎼ Today, the Nevada Legislature displayed overwhelming support for increasing the state's Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) to 50% by 2030. Senate Bill 358, sponsored by Senator Chris Brooks, passed unanimously in the Assembly, after passing the Senate unanimously just days earlier. The measure is now headed to the desk of Gov. Sisolak, who has committed to sign the bill [...]

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Assembly Hears and Passes RPS Increase With Unanimous Support

Carson City, NV⎼⎼ Today, the Nevada Assembly Growth and Infrastructure Committee heard and unanimously passed Senate Bill 358, which would raise the state's Renewable Portfolio Standard to 50% by 2030. Sponsored by Senator Chris Brooks, the bill mirrors Question 6 from the 2018 ballot, which passed with 59% of the vote. SB 358 requires at least half of the energy provided to consumers to come from clean renewable sources like [...]

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Renewable Portfolio Standard Passes Senate Unanimously

Carson City, NV⎼⎼ Today, State Senators showed their overwhelming support for increasing the state’s Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) to 50% by 2030 with Senate Bill 358, sponsored by Senator Chris Brooks. The bill passed unanimously, compared to a vote of just 12-9 for a similar measure 2 years ago, demonstrating the growing bipartisan support for growing Nevada’s clean energy economy. SB 358 will now head to the Assembly, where it is [...]

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Hearing Shows Strong Support for Renewable Portfolio Standard Increase

Carson City, NV⎼⎼ Today, Nevadans went to Legislative hearings in both Las Vegas and Carson City to show their support for increasing the state’s Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) to 50% by 2030 with Senate Bill358, sponsored by Senator Chris Brooks. The bill mirrors Question 6 from the 2018 ballot, which passed with 59% of the vote. This bill would require the state’s energy utility to source at least 50% of [...]

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Clean Energy Coalition Applauds Introduction of Renewable Portfolio Standard Bill

Carson City, NV -- Today, the Nevada State Senate introduced legislation that would increase Nevada’s Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) to 50 percent by 2030. SB358, sponsored by Senator Chris Brooks would meet the demands of Nevada voters who overwhelmingly support an increase in the state’s use of clean energy. Organizations and advocates applauded the bill’s introduction and urged the Legislature to quickly pass it into law. “Setting a higher Renewable Portfolio [...]

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Nevadans Join Forces for Clean Energy and Conservation

Governor Sisolak signs Nevada on to US Climate Alliance as more than 150 activists come to Carson City for Conservation Lobby Day. Carson City - On Tuesday, March 12, 2019, community leaders and advocates from across Nevada joined together at the Nevada Legislative Building to send a message that clean energy and conservation policies are good for Nevada and our economy. “We’re here today in Carson City because we believe that [...]

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