The politically hot issue of failing federally backed solar power companies took a decidedly bipartisan turn this week with the reported closure of Amonix Solar, a Las Vegas company that received a big federal grant from the Bush administration and… Read More
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Nevada Senator Harry Reid and U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood recently publicly announced the Federal Railroad Administration’s final environmental impact statement for the $6 billion high-speed DesertXpress project, which will connect Las Vegas to Southern California. The release of the… Read More
As if the Las Vegas strip weren’t “colorful” enough, news from electronics recycler RMD Technologies indicates that it is about to get just a little more interesting. The company recently inked a deal with an undisclosed Las Vegas rental company… Read More
There will come a day when an electric vehicle (EV) charging station going in anywhere – save, perhaps, the moon or Mars – won’t be news. But we’re not there yet. EV infrastructure is still in its infancy, so we… Read More
Even with the passing of the holidays, Chinese automotive giant BYD hardly took time off when it came to implementation of its continued global strategy of electric bus deployments. Fresh off of word of an introduction of its offering into… Read More
Most of the visitors that throng to Las Vegas are not there to see nature. Nevertheless, there is some glorious desert nature to be seen. Just outside town, the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area was seeing its own visitor… Read More
After decades of getting electricity from faraway pollution-and-greenhouse-gas-spewing coal-fired power plants, Los Angeles is looking out of state for less toxic forms of energy. An example: The city council this week approved [PDF] a 25-year power purchase agreement with K… Read More