solar energy

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Work Begins On $1 Billion Solar Plant

Company and federal officials have marked the start of construction on a $1 billion solar power generating station in the desert 50 miles south of Las Vegas.


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Moapa Travel Stop Goes Solar

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tribal leaders and U.S. officials are marking the completion of a nearly $2.4 million solar power array at a freeway travel stop and convenience store off Interstate 15 outside Las Vegas. […]


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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.


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Las Vegas Continues Green Lifestyle

The city of Las Vegas is building a 25-acre solar panel project.


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President Visits Southern Nevada Today

President Obama kicks off a two-day swing to promote his energy policy today.

CBS Las Vegas–03/21/2012

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Obama donor discussed Solyndra with White House

A major donor to President Barack Obama discussed with White House officials a solar energy company that received a half-billion federal loan and later went bankrupt, newly released emails show.


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Solar Project Gets Loan Guarantee

The Energy Department has guaranteed a $737-million loan for Nevada’s largest solar project.

CBS Las Vegas–09/29/2011