With the economy in the dumps, there's been a lot of talk about green energy being the state's magic ticket to grow and revitalize. But what programs are in place? And how can we feasibly get them off the ground? The head of the Nevada State Office of Energy issued a declaration on how green energy will save the state.
It looks as if the Obama Administration is set to shut down Yucca Mountain.
Is this the end? Will there be any other use for the repository? And how
will the administration square the end of the waste repository with its
promise to build more nuclear power plants? We discuss those issues with
experts and industry players.
If you've never heard of Groom Lake, there's a good reason why. It was a
secret place the government wanted kept secret because spyplanes crucial to
the early years of the Cold War were being tested there.
Valley Electric Association, the electric cooperative serving Pahrump and other parts of rural Nevada, is launching the nation's largest solar water heater program this weekend. We talk with Thomas Husted, CEO of Valley Electric Association and Jeff Mahoney, Alternative Energy Market Manager with Rheem Manufacturing of Rheem Manufacturing about how the program works.