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Nevada Higher Education Gets $5m Grant

The National Science Foundation has awarded a $20 million grant to Nevada’s higher education system to help find ways to make large-scale solar power plants more practical and efficient on arid desert lands.

05/14/2013

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New City Hall Goes Solar

Las Vegas city and officials with the dominant Nevada electricity utility are marking the completion of an $8.2 million project that put solar panels at 16 city facilities including 33 “solar trees” at the front of the new City Hall.

CBS Las Vegas–12/20/2011

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Solar Plant Construction Underway

A new solar plant south of Las Vegas will soon provide clean energy for thousands of people.

CBS Las Vegas–09/21/2011