Author: Tu Anh Tran

New Net Metering Policies In Nevada

  On Tuesday Dec 22nd, 2015, the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada (PUCN) voted a draft order to implement new rates for NV Energy customers who participate in net energy metering and effectively put into effect one of the strictest net metering policies seen in the...

Las Vegas Turns to Solar Energy

Las Vegas makes a remarkable decision for the future of energy use of all municipal facilities. Beginning in 2017, all municipal buildings and facilities will be run by 100 percent renewable energy. A move to renewable energy would place Las Vegas as the largest city...

PUCN Allows Major Las Vegas Casinos to Leave NV Energy

A recent decision by the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada (PUCN) has allowed three major Las Vegas casinos to rid themselves of NV Energy’s monopoly. Las Vegas Sands, MGM Resorts and Wynn Resorts have been approved to stop doing business with the powerhouse energy company...

Las Vegas IKEA Goes Solar

IKEA is the perfect place to grab some of the best Swedish meatballs while you shop low-price furniture options. They have over 250 stores worldwide and 51 locations in North America and plan to open a new location in Las Vegas the summer of 2016....

Apple Turns to Solar Energy in China

Apple products staked their claim in modern culture with the release of the iPhone first generation in 2007. Expanding globally, Apple has set up manufacturing operations in China which assembles hundreds of millions of iPhones and iPads for the past eight years. Since Tim Cook...

PUCN Public Comment

On Monday, November 16, the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada has scheduled a public comment session on its agenda regarding the vote on the future rates and incentives for energy in Nevada. In August of this year, the PUCN voted unanimously to extend the net...

The Future of Nevada Solar

Solar energy in Las Vegas has seen an increase over the years, meaning Las Vegas residents see the need for clean energy. Since Las Vegas is the fourth sunniest city in the United States, seeing the sunshine 85 percent of the year, the valley is...

Nevada Solar and the PUCN Decision

Rooftop solar has seen a substantial boom in the city of Las Vegas over the last couple of years. Most see and understand the direction that the city wants to take, utilizing more renewable, clean energy such as solar. Who could blame them? Las Vegas...

The PUCN and Net Metering

On Monday, November 16th, the PUCN has scheduled a public comment session on its agenda. We would like to ask all of our solar supporters, those who have solar installed and those who are considering going solar in the near future, to join us and voice...

Technology Behind Solar Panels

The sun has an incredible way of letting the world know the energy it contains through the light it produces or the reddening effects of a sunburn. In the recent years, solar energy has become a popular method of obtaining electricity. Las Vegas is a...