NV Energy issues RFP for 330 MW of large-scale renewable energy, battery projects

The company is looking for renewable energy projects at least 35 MW in capacity, as well as batteries with a minimum 25 MW, four-hour rating.

Nevada regulators push back on NV Energy rate request

The Public Utilities Commission of Nevada has issued an order that will reduce fixed charges as well as energy charges and the utility’s rate of return, noting the benefits to the rooftop solar market.


EDF puts online 179 MW of solar in Nevada

On the same day it announced an aggressive solar plan for its home country of France, EDF’s U.S. subsidiary added two major plants to its portfolio in conjunction with NV Energy.

Schneider Electric to go 100% renewable by 2030

The French energy management and automation company plans to use on-site projects, contracted off-site projects and clean energy credits to meet its new 100% goal.

Solar is meeting more than 10% of electric demand in three states

During the first nine months of 2017, Hawaii and Nevada joined California among the club of states that get more than 10% of their power from solar.

NV Energy seeks approval for $31-$34/MWh solar PPAs

The Nevada utility is seeking regulatory approval for three solar PPAs totaling 100 MW-AC, which have the lowest prices seen by pv magazine staff in the United States to date.

Are solar panels worth it?

In this op-ed for pv magazine, Solar Reviews CEO Andrew Sendy looks at return on investment for residential solar in various cities with very different levels of electricity costs.


Four U.S. governors urge ITC to reject the Suniva/SolarWorld petition

Only a day before the decision, four governors from leading solar states expressed their opposition to the Section 201 trade case. But will political pressure be enough?

Solar Diversity, Part II: Why is this industry so white?

Veteran reporter Frank Andorka gets granular with some shocking numbers from The Solar Foundation’s Diversity Study – and wonders aloud why women of color are getting the fuzziest end of the lollipop.

Nevada regulators deny potentially destructive rate hikes

In a victory for rooftop solar in the states, the Nevada Public Utilities Commission rejected NV Energy’s attempts to use Assembly Bill 405 to institute usurious rate changes that would have made solar’s economics tight for many potential customers.

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