LAS VEGAS (AP) — President Barack Obama will headline, but the future of rooftop solar electricity could be the key topic during an annual green power conference hosted by U.S. Sen. Harry Reid on Monday at a Las Vegas Strip resort.
The Clean Energy Summit is returning for the sixth time. In the years since it started, has there been any headway in incorporating clean energy into our everyday lives? And what are the obstacles to developing it as part of the economy?
The solar company Amonix is opening a giant manufacturing plant in North Las Vegas. It claims it will create 278 green jobs. That seems perfect for a state with over 14% unemployment. But how sustainable are these jobs? And will they really help pull Nevada out of its economic slump? And where is the stimulus money that was set aside to generate jobs? Join us for a discussion on green jobs in Nevada.