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Happy Thanksgiving from CEP!

The staff at CEP would like to tell you how very thankful we are for every one of our amazing volunteers and supporters, our Buy Green List participants, our other business supporters and our generous donors.  We are inspired by your passion for sustainable practices, and your commitment to making Nevada a clean energy powerhouse.

We often have cause to talk about Nevada's abundant supply of clean energy resources. Thanksgiving seems like the right time to recognize that the individuals, organizations and businesses who support clean energy in the Silver State are one of the most important resources of all.

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Clean Energy Prices Keep Falling

Back in the1970s, when people started talking about clean energy as a response to dependency on foreign oil, it was difficult to imagine that clean energy would become mainstream, mass-produced and affordable. The technology and infrastructure for wide-scale adoption did not exist - a substantial barrier for all but the most committed.

Well, it’s a whole new world. Groundbreaking advances in technology have profoundly changed the way we use phones, share information, take pictures and listen to music, among many other things.  We’ve seen the same mind-blowing advances in the technology needed to generate, distribute and conserve energy as we’ve seen in so many other fields.

And now, “the clean energy sector” is a thing. And it’s booming. 

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The Toilet Paper Business

"I'm in the toilet paper business."
"The toilet paper business?"
"Yep. No one notices it until it's not there."

Reducing energy usage. Making appliances more efficient. We all agree that these are good and practical goals. They just haven't seemed very exciting- until now.

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