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April 25, 2018 | Article

The Nevada Public Utilities Commission, which is tasked with regulating the state’s monopoly utilities, has put out a 109-page report detailing a litany of things that could go wrong if voters again approve at the ballot box in November a constitutional amendment creating a free market for electricity. In 2016...

April 24, 2018 | Article

The Independent Poll: Energy Choice, higher renewable standard ballot questions overwhelmingly favored

Two major energy ballot questions, one raising renewable production standards and another requiring the state to transition to a competitive retail electric market, have overwhelming leads, according to a new poll released by The Nevada Independent. Voters said they approved of the Energy Choice Initiative on a 54 to 16...

April 20, 2018 | Article

Top Sands executive blasts critical PUC report on energy choice ballot question

By Riley Snyder A top Las Vegas Sands executive is lashing out at Nevada’s top energy regulator, accusing him of violating ethics law just a day after the release of a scathing report indicating an energy ballot measure promoted by the casino company could raise electric rates and cost millions...

March 18, 2018 | Article

Question 3: The best choice for Nevada’s energy future

By Jon Wellinghoff In a recent op-ed in this publication entitled “Question 3: A bad and risky path for Nevada’s energy future,” former NV Energy CEO Michael Yackira repeated the false narratives being pushed by his former employer regarding Question 3, the Energy Choice Initiative. The truth is,...

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