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Switch data centers going green with 100% renewable energy

The data center provider Switch recently announced that all of its SUPERNAP data centers and its more than 1,000 clients who are colocated at their facilities, will be powered by 100% renewable energy.According to a company news release, the move makes Switch the world's lar Read More...

NV Energy announces net metering grandfathering proposal

Nevada sent shockwaves through the solar industry last year when the Public Utilities Commission announced changes to net metering rules and rates that would compensate solar installation owners less than the retail rate for power supplied back to the grid. Almost immediately, several large installe Read More...

Las Vegas casinos doubling down on renewables, energy efficiency

MGM Resorts, Wynn and Las Vegas Sands are looking to add more renewable energy at their facilities. MGM already boasts the “largest convention center solar array in the world,” and the expanded Mandalay Bay Convention Center is incorporating an additional rooftop solar photovoltaic array Read More...

MGM Resorts, in pursuit of cleaner power, will pay $87M to leave its utility

Two of the largest casinos in Las Vegas issued notice last week that they will stop purchasing electricity from their current utility, NV Energy, which is a subsidiary of Warren Buffet's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. MGM Resorts International, citing its pursuit of more renewable energy sources, said Read More...

Switch goes after Nevada regulators, NV Energy for $30M, permission to exit service

Updated July 14 at 10:30 a.m. with statement from NV EnergyOne of NV Energy Inc.'s large corporate customers has filed suit against the electric utility and state regulators alleging deceptive trade practices, fraud, civil conspiracy, conspiracy to commit fraud, negligence and gr Read More...

Reno resort joins group of Nevada casinos looking to unbundle utility service

Las Vegas-based utility NV Energy Inc. may be on its way to losing another large power customer. Another Nevada casino — the Peppermill Resort Spa Casino in Reno — is asking state regulators for permission to stop buying power from the company, the Las Vegas Sun repor Read More...

MGM, Wynn Resorts cease purchasing utility power

Following more than a yearlong regulatory process, MGM Resorts International and Wynn Resorts have ceased purchasing power from their utility, NV Energy. The two corporations, which believe the breakup will allow them to more economically pursue renewable energy to power their operations, Read More...

Caesars files to stop buying power from NV Energy

Toward the end of an already tough year for Nevada's largest utility, NV Energy Inc., yet another of its large electric customers has filed with state regulators for permission to buy its power elsewhere. Following in the footsteps of MGM Resorts International, Las Vegas Sands Corp. and Wynn Re Read More...

Apple reaches deal for 200 MW of new Nevada solar

Apple has reached an agreement with Nevada utility NV Energy to build 200 MW of solar energy in the state by early 2019. The project, according to a Jan. 25 news release, will support Apple's renewable energy needs for its Reno data center. NV Energy expects to file an applicatio Read More...

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Views from the top: How Switch is leveraging the power of end users for energy independence

As the relationship between large electricity users and their power providers continues to evolve as more and more businesses, cities and states set climate-related energy goals, one of the most notable illustrations of this transformation has taken place in Nevada.Data center design, operation and Read More...

Capital Dynamics to fund school district exit from NV Energy

Nevada’s Clark County School District is considering leaving NV Energy’s service territory with an eye towards lowering electric costs and delivering solar-powered energy through an agreement with three companies.A PPA with Capital Dynamics, Tenaska Power Service, and Switch will be Read More...

Raiders stadium applies to leave NV Energy

LV Stadium Events Co., a subsidiary of the Las Vegas Raiders, filed an application with the Nevada Public Utilities Commission to leave NV Energy. The company issued a request for proposals from service providers and expects to complete the selection process by Dec. 1.In a report from the Las Vegas Read More...

Nevada’s largest clean energy investment approved

The Public Utilities Commission of Nevada (PUCN) on Dec. 21 approved NV Energy’s Integrated Resource Plan, which will bring 1,001 megawatts of new renewable energy via six projects to Nevada, including, for the first time, 100 megawatts of battery storage capacity. The projects represent a dir Read More...

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Nevada GreenEnergy Rider to benefit large power users

Large commercial customers, such as casinos and government entities, in Nevada may soon be able to take advantage of additional renewable energy resources and reduce the cost of their electric service under a new program in development with the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada. NV Ene Read More...

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Venetian to stay with NV Energy

The Venetian Resort Las Vegas, part of Las Vegas Sands Corporation, and NV Energy announced today that they have reached a long-term energy supply agreement and have recommitted to a partnership that advances renewable energy and powers The Venetian’s world-class properties in an increasingly Read More...

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