If you live in certain parts of Nevada, you won’t have a choice. You’ll have to pay. And the solar panels won’t be for your house. They’ll most likely be for your neighbor’s roof.
Learn about the competitive challenges and other new developments in the energy and utility industries.
The first insight into likely Gorsuch rulings can be found in his opinion of the so-called Chevron doctrine, a concept of deferring to agency interpretation. Named after a 1984 case Chevron v. NRDC, the principle calls for courts to defer to interpretations of laws made by government agencies charged with enforcing them, unless those interpretations… [Read More]
A number of looming financial obstacles could dent power sector growth in the upcoming years, analysts say.
AT&T says it is “in advanced discussions” with power companies to start trials of a new broadband technology in at least two locations by this fall.
In late December, the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada approved the restoration of retail-rate net metering for home solar customers served by of Sierra Pacific Power Company, a subsidiary of NV Energy. The decision followed a year of policy debates and public outcry over a 2015 order to phase out the net metering credit and… [Read More]
San Diego Gas & Electric’s plan to lobby on the alternative energy program called community choice aggregation was approved in August 2016, but now has been suspended because it does not comply with state directions.
Gov. Jerry Brown has chosen two of his closest advisors on environmental and climate change issues to fill positions on the California Public Utilities Commission, the powerful state agency that regulates energy companies and the telecommunications industry.
State regulators on Thursday approved the nation’s largest expansion of vehicle charging stations through a $130-million project that will be developed and run by Pacific Gas & Electric Co.
Since the passage of AB117 in 2002, Californians have been led to believe that powering their homes and businesses was a binary choice to be made between public utilities like PG&E and Community Choice Aggregators promising cleaner energy and lower rates. But the reality isn’t that simple.
Toward the end of an already tough year for Nevada’s largest utility, NV Energy Inc., yet another of its large electric customers has filed with state regulators for permission to buy its power elsewhere. Following in the footsteps of MGM Resorts International, Las Vegas Sands Corp. and Wynn Resorts Ltd., which asked for and were granted… [Read More]