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.
The city of Las Vegas is building a 25-acre solar panel project.
President Obama kicks off a two-day swing to promote his energy policy today.
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.
The Energy Department has guaranteed a $737-million loan for Nevada’s largest solar project.