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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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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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