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Clean Energy Advocates Applaud Gov. Steve Sisolak’s Support for Healthy Communities and Renewable Energy

LAS VEGAS - Gov. Steve Sisolak delivered his first State of the State Address to the Nevada Legislature tonight, positioning the Silver State as a national leader in clean energy. He stated:  "As Governor, I am committed to making Nevada a clean-energy leader, not only to combat the effects of climate change on future generations but also for the abundance of green collar jobs we can create right now," he said [...]

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Clean Energy Advocates Applaud PUC Decision

LAS VEGAS - Today, Nevada’s Public Utility Commission (PUC) approved an unprecedented new investment in homegrown clean energy. NV Energy’s Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) addresses Nevada consumers’ demand for clean power by doubling renewable energy production and developing six new solar plants that will deliver 1000 megawatts of electricity, supported by, 100 megawatts of new energy storage. Finally, the plan creates a path for the early closure of the utility’s [...]

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Nevadans Vote for a Clean Energy Future

Nevada voters have spoken, and they demanded cleaner air and a cleaner future for our state. The successful passage of Question 6 will expand renewable energy in Nevada to 50 percent by 2030. As public opinion has consistently shown, Nevadans overwhelmingly favor a transition to affordable clean power that will create thousands of good jobs and reduce pollution. This is an important step forward for clean energy in our state. [...]

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Local Governments and Community Organizations Across Nevada Celebrate Energy Efficiency Day

NEVADA - Local governments and organizations across the state are celebrating National Energy Efficiency Day on October 5, 2018. On Energy Efficiency Day, everybody is urged to take a deeper look at their energy consumption and implement energy-saving options where possible. Cities, counties, and clean energy advocates will also recognize the strides already taken with energy efficiency initiatives. Nevada strives to be a clean energy trailblazer, but it is equally [...]

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Clean Energy Advocates Commend NV Energy For Doubling Down On Renewable Power

LAS VEGAS - NV Energy announced an unprecedented investment in homegrown clean energy. The utility’s proposed Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) is an important step forward for clean energy in our state. The 3-year plan addresses Nevada consumers’ demand for clean power by doubling renewable energy production and developing 6 new solar plants that will deliver 1000 Megawatts of electricity. The proposal would create thousands of jobs, save consumers money, invest [...]

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Renew Nevada Coalition Releases Its 2017 Clean Energy Legislative Scorecard

LAS VEGAS - The RenewNV coalition released the first-ever clean energy legislative scorecard, which grades the 2017 Nevada Legislative Session on clean energy policies - 11 bills passed out of the legislature and 9 of them were signed into law by Governor Sandoval. This historic set of bills were supported by a bipartisan group of Nevada Legislators which shows that Nevadans overwhelming care about clean energy issues and that these [...]

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Clean Energy Advocates Applaud Switch Announcement of Giant Solar Development in Nevada

Clean energy advocates cheered the news that Nevada will soon be home to the largest solar development in the country, and the second largest in the world, after Switch announced a partnership with Capital Dynamics to build 1 gigawatt of solar in Nevada. Switch, which has committed to power its data centers in Nevada with 100 percent renewable energy, said the solar project will produce enough power for 1 million [...]

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Letter from RenewNV partners to the Legislative Committee on Energy

January 10, 2018 Legislative Committee on Energy c/o Legislative Counsel Bureau 401 S. Carson Street Carson City NV 89701 Chair Atkinson and members of the committee: As the Legislative Committee on Energy meets for the first time, the undersigned clean energy advocates want to thank our legislative leaders for their work, and urge you to continue to build on the success of the past. Nevada must maintain its leadership on [...]

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Consumer and solar advocates applaud utility regulators for rejecting harmful fee increase

Las Vegas, NV – Advocates for consumers and clean energy applauded a unanimous decision by the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada (PUCN) that will both protect the growing residential rooftop solar energy industry and lower consumer power bills. The three-member commission voted on the order Dec. 29, decisively rejecting a proposed increase in “fixed rates” that would have hurt rooftop solar and energy efficiency investors. The Commission held a Consumer Session on Dec. 6 [...]

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Advocates Speak Up for Clean Energy at Public Utilities Commission Session

Advocates for clean-energy jobs, clean air and healthy communities thanked the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada, the Nevada Legislature and Gov. Brian Sandoval for defending solar and other renewable energy at the regular consumer session of the PUCN. Nevada lawmakers this year enacted nine new laws to revitalize the rooftop solar industry, bring energy efficiency to renters and low-income households, establish incentives for energy storage and electric vehicle charging stations, [...]

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