Renewable Energy

Renewable Energy Growth Benefits Customers

NV Energy customers continue to benefit from one of the most diverse renewable energy portfolio in the nation. Currently, customers are benefitting from 20 geothermal projects, 11 solar projects and about a dozen wind, biomass, hydro and waste heat renewable energy projects.

The years 2016 and 2017 are promising to be important growth years for solar energy, as four significant new solar projects have been approved by the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada, which are in the construction phase. Additional renewable energy request for proposals will be or have been issued for additional renewable energy resources.

More NV Energy customers also have been taking advantage of renewable energy incentives in the past year than any previous year in the history of the company. NV Energy has provided more than $213 million in special incentives for rooftop solar installations and solar water heating.

All of these combined efforts resulted in NV Energy being named among the top 10 utilities that integrated the most megawatts of solar energy in the United States in 2014 by the Solar Electric Power Association.