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Nevada finalizes commitment to clean energy future with a slew of bills this year

June 13, 2019 at 1:39 pm Comments are Disabled

Nevada’s clean energy advocates are celebrating the commitment of Gov. Steve Sisolak and the State Legislature this week after officially signing into law an unparalleled number of energy related bills. The suite of legislation began with Senate Bill 358, strengthening Nevada’s clean-energy standards to require 50 percent clean energy byRead More

Nevada officially passes bill for 100 percent renewable energy by 2050 (Updated article)

Nevada officially passes bill for 100 percent renewable energy by 2050 (Updated article)

April 22, 2019 at 7:35 am Comments are Disabled

UPDATE (April 22): Nevada State lawmakers unanimously passed Senate Bill 358, which will put the Silver State on a path to getting 50 percent of its electricity from renewable energy sources by 2030 and 100 percent from carbon-free sources by 2050. The bill now moves to Governor Steve Sisolak’s deskRead More

Nevada has turned around its solar industry, led the nation in clean energy job growth in 2018

Nevada has turned around its solar industry, led the nation in clean energy job growth in 2018

April 8, 2019 at 9:25 am Comments are Disabled

Remember when Nevada randomly tried to kill its residential solar industry? Since then, Nevada has reversed course and been a clean energy policy leader. As the Nevada Legislature considers legislation to advance clean energy, including a bill for the state to get half of its energy from renewable sources, aRead More

Nevada voters want the state to hit 50 percent renewable energy by 2030

Nevada voters want the state to hit 50 percent renewable energy by 2030

November 12, 2018 at 9:56 am Comments are Disabled

The Nevada solar industry got a shot in the arm on Election day with the passing of Question 6 and calling for a stronger economy fueled by clean energy. By putting the state on track to use 50 percent renewable energy by the year 2030 (doubling the previous RPS), QuestionRead More

Nevada rooftop solar industry booms again after 2017 policy change

Nevada rooftop solar industry booms again after 2017 policy change

May 7, 2018 at 10:27 am Comments are Disabled

The rooftop solar industry is shining once again in Nevada. NV Energy’s most recent annual plan noted a strong increase in applications for its SolarGenerations rooftop solar program following key state policy changes in 2017 that put the market back on track. SolarGenerations applications went from 287 in 2016 toRead More

Bill to undo Trump Tariffs introduced in Congress

Bill to undo Trump Tariffs introduced in Congress

April 23, 2018 at 8:39 am Comments are Disabled

A last ditch efforts to undo the #TrumpTariffs has been introduced by Congresswoman Jacky Rosen. The Protecting American Solar Jobs Act (H.R. 5571) seeks to repeal the Trump Administration’s misguided decision to impose duties and tariffs on imported solar panels. Under this legislation, duties and tariffs would default back toRead More

Net metering revival in Nevada brings back Vivint Solar, Sunrun

Net metering revival in Nevada brings back Vivint Solar, Sunrun

June 9, 2017 at 11:10 am Comments are Disabled

Nothing to see here, says Nevada. The governor signed AB 405, which reinstates net energy metering after the state had abruptly put an end to it in 2015 — a controversial decision that caused both high profile and small residential solar installers to leave the state or cutback operations. ItRead More

This Nevada bill will reinstate net metering, revive residential solar business

This Nevada bill will reinstate net metering, revive residential solar business

May 25, 2017 at 12:58 pm Comments are Disabled

Nevada just can’t make up its mind. After incentivizing residential solar installations, and then turning around and killing them, and then grandfathering early adopters back in, well, the passage of Nevada Assembly Bill 405 (38-2 vote) could reinstate a net metering approach that will once again incentivize residential solar installations.Read More

Nevada lawmakers looking to restore net metering, speed renewables adoption

Nevada lawmakers looking to restore net metering, speed renewables adoption

April 11, 2017 at 7:08 am Comments are Disabled

The Associated Press is reporting that Nevada lawmakers may have come to their senses and are putting a package of bills on the table to restore net metering rates for residential solar adopters that they had yanked away in 2015. Momentum slowly started to build right after that controversial decisionRead More

Nevada utility proposes solar subscription program

Nevada utility proposes solar subscription program

March 13, 2017 at 10:05 am Comments are Disabled

NV Energy last week filed with the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada (PUCN) a new Subscription Solar program that will give residential and eventually, small to midsize business customers the option to meet up to 100 percent of their energy needs with renewable energy. If the program is approved asRead More