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Clean Energy Project applauds MGM Resorts commitment to renewable energy

LAS VEGAS (April 19, 2018) – The Clean Energy Project today welcomed the announcement from MGM Resorts International that the entertainment company would purchase 100 megawatts of clean, renewable energy to meet the majority of day-time power demand at its 13 resorts on the Las Vegas Strip. The company announced it will work with Chicago-based Invenergy, North … Continued

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REPORT: More than 31,000 Clean Energy Jobs in Nevada

LAS VEGAS (Oct. 12, 2017) – More than 31,000 people work in Nevada’s clean energy economy, according to the new Clean Jobs Nevada report unveiled today by the national, nonpartisan business group E2 (Environmental Entrepreneurs) and Las Vegas-based Clean Energy Project. The report – available here – was released in connection with the Clean Energy Project’s 2017 National … Continued

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Former FERC Chairman and Nevada Consumer Advocate Wellinghoff Joins Board of Clean Energy Project

LAS VEGAS (July 7, 2017) – The Clean Energy Project (CEP) announced today that Jon Wellinghoff, the CEO and Founder of Policy/DER Consulting, will be joining its Board of Directors. Wellinghoff is a nationally and internationally recognized expert in energy policy and his firm is dedicated to furthering deployment and investment in clean sustainable distributed energy resources … Continued

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Governor Sandoval Approves New Clean Energy Funding System

LAS VEGAS (June 2, 2017) – Governor Brian Sandoval on Thursday approved an innovative new funding mechanism that opens the door for new clean energy projects throughout Nevada. Assembly Bill 5, sponsored by Governor Sandoval’s own Office of Energy, makes it possible for commercial and industrial property owners to acquire low-cost, long-term financing for renewable … Continued

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Former Senior Official at US Department of Energy, Karen Wayland, to Lead Clean Energy Project

LAS VEGAS (May 17, 2017) – Clean Energy Project (CEP), Nevada’s premier advocacy organization for energy policies that support the state’s dynamic and accelerating clean energy economy, announced Monday that Karen Wayland, a nationally recognized energy expert with a long history in the state, will assume the position of CEP’s Executive Director, effective May 22. Wayland, … Continued

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Study Finds $2.5 Billion Positive Impact of Sempra Renewables Solar Complex on Nevada Economy

SAN DIEGO (April 12, 2017) – Sempra Renewables, a subsidiary of Sempra Energy, today announced that a study conducted by the University of Nevada, Reno’s Center for Regional Studies and the University Center for Economic Development, College of Business and Ekay Economic Consultants, has determined the company’s Copper Mountain Solar complex outside Boulder City, Nev., will … Continued

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Clean Energy Project Applauds Apple, NV Energy Solar Power Purchase Agreement

LAS VEGAS (Jan. 25, 2017) – Clean Energy Project’s executive director Jennifer Taylor released the following statement supporting NV Energy’s commitment to build an additional 200 megawatts of solar energy production to help support Apple’s Reno distribution center. “CEP and its supporters applaud NV Energy’s continued commitment to serve Nevada businesses as they seek to … Continued

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Clean Energy Project Applauds Fallon Segment of Nevada’s Electric Highway Completion

LAS VEGAS (Nov. 7, 2016) – Clean Energy Project’s executive director Jennifer Taylor released the following statement supporting Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval, NV Energy and the Fallon Paiute-Shoshone Tribe for the second leg completion of the Silver State’s electric highway project. “CEP congratulates Governor Sandoval, the Governor’s Office of Energy, NV Energy (NVE) and the … Continued

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NACEC Collaborates With Clean Energy Project To Release Unprecedented Principles For Nevada’s Energy Future

RENO (Oct. 12, 2016) – Nevadans for Affordable Clean Energy Choices (NACEC) collaborated with the Clean Energy Project to release an unprecedented set of updated principles to advance the state’s pioneering clean energy economy ahead of Nevada’s statewide vote on Question 3, the Energy Choice Initiative. NACEC is a campaign formed to support the passage of the … Continued

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Miracle Mile Shops’ Fountain Glows Green this August for Clean Energy Project

LAS VEGAS (Aug. 1, 2016) – This August, Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino will turn its fountain green and collect donations for Clean Energy Project (CEP). All change tossed in the green fountain as well as the center’s indoor rainstorm through Aug. 31 will help CEP advance the organization’s mission of expanding renewable energy resources, creating local clean … Continued

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