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Law & Policy, Programs & Policy

Nevada Approves New Rules for EV Charging

16 May , 2018  

Nevada regulators allow utilities to own EV charging stations Written by Robert Walton, utilitydive.com, May 15, 2018 Dive Brief: The Nevada Public Utilities Commission last week settled a big question for the state’s bourgeoning electric vehicle industry, allowing NV Energy to own and operate charging stations and to include them in its rate base. Regulators […]

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Clean Grid Technology, Renewables

Is the Public Utilities Commission Killing the Rooftop Solar Market in Nevada?

15 Feb , 2016  

rooftop solar

Nevada’s Solar Bait-and-Switch New York Times, February 1, 2016 In late December, the state’s Public Utilities Commission, which regulates Nevada’s energy market, announced a rate change drastic enough to kill Nevada’s booming rooftop solar market and drive providers out of the state. Effective Jan. 1, the new tariffs will gradually increase until they triple monthly […]

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Law & Policy, Programs & Policy

Another Blow for Energy Efficiency in Nevada

21 Jan , 2016  

Las Vegas Nevada

Rebates for LED lights, energy efficient equipment in jeopardy Vegas Inc, January 20, 2016. Image credit: jaygeorge On the same day in December that the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada voted to increase bills for solar customers, it dealt another blow to the state’s renewable energy efforts. The commission approved cutting popular energy efficiency programs for […]

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Clean Grid Technology, Regulatory Affairs

Regulatory Issues Hamper Clean Energy in Nevada

6 Jan , 2016  

clean energy

Gita Subramony for Zondits, January 6, 2016. Image credit: tpsdave Last week Marketplace reported on how solar customers in Nevada might end up paying more on their utility bills even though they use less energy from the grid. What’s going on here? Abundant sunshine in the Silver State created high demand for solar arrays. However, the […]

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