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June 22, 2016 | Article

Backers Of Proposed Nevada Ballot Measures Submit Signatures

Three groups proposing Nevada ballot questions have submitted signatures in an effort to qualify the measures for the November election. The measures would reverse a rooftop solar rate hike, undo NV Energy’s monopoly and exempt more medical equipment from the sales tax. Four other proposed measures died on Tuesday after...

May 23, 2016 | Article

MGM Resorts Looks Elsewhere For Energy

MGM Resorts plans to leave Nevada Energy as a customer by early October and buy power for its various properties on the wholesale market. The decision obviously involved a careful assessment of pros and cons because the cost of leaving the power company’s roster of customers will be $86.9 billion,...

May 4, 2016 | Article

Think Big, Part 2 – How Squaw Valley’s Partnership With Tesla May Be The Beginning Of A New Energy Model

Squaw Valley Ski Holdings is changing the dichotomy between environmentalism and business. CEO Andy Wirth is turning the two common oppositions into a symbiotic relationship. In part one of this story, we saw how Wirth worked with Squaw’s energy provider, Liberty Utility, to remove coal from its grid, benefiting...

May 3, 2016 | Article

Think Big, Part 1 – Squaw Valley’s Leverage To Change The Energy Grid For Good

When determining atmospheric health, carbon dioxide is the most common indicator we measure to identify our climate’s condition. As carbon dioxide in the atmosphere increases we see global climate change taking its effects. While scientists differ in opinions on the effects of this change, some believe that CO2 levels...

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