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EARTHJUSTICE & VOTE SOLAR FIGHT TO RESTORE ROOFTOP SOLAR FOR NEVADA FAMILIES

Earthjustice and Vote Solar took the fight to restore rooftop solar for Nevada families and small businesses to the state’s Supreme Court. The groups filed an appeal today challenging the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada (PUCN)’s unlawful decision to end a successful program that empowered Nevadans to go solar.

SEIA Urges Energy Task Force to Build on Solar Innovation in Nevada

Following is a statement from Tom Kimbis, interim president of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA): Along with its 1,000 member companies, SEIA applauds the leadership of Governor Sandoval in tackling tough issues head on by forming the New Energy Industry Task Force (NEITF). By making the right decisions when it meets for the final time next Tuesday, the task force can drive toward a better way of life for Nevadans using cutting-edge, disruptive technologies, like solar.

Reid Statement On Department Of Interior Approval Of Three Nevada Solar Projects

Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement after the Department of Interior announced the approval of three solar energy projects on public lands in Nevada. “It is remarkable how much progress we have made in building a renewable energy industry in Nevada. In 2009, I was proud to join former Secretary Ken Salazar to announce a plan to prioritize and expedite permitting for renewable energy projects on public lands. In 2010, the first solar project on Nevada public lands was approved.

City Of Las Vegas Employee Marco Velotta Recognized By The Nevada Chapter Of The...

City of Las Vegas employee Marco Velotta received the 2013 Individual Award for Organizational Excellence at the recent U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) Nevada Green Gala held at the Nevada State Museum

Las Vegas City Hall Awarded Prestigious Green Building Certification

Las Vegas City Hall has been awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold status by the U.S. Green Building Council. The LEED rating system is the foremost program for buildings, homes and communities that are designed, constructed, maintained and operated for improved environmental and human health performance

Congresswoman Titus Announces Major Clean Energy Project for Southern Nevada

WASHINGTON, D.C. - June 4, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, Congresswoman Dina Titus of Nevada’s First District announced that the Department of the Interior has approved a major clean energy project in Southern Nevada. The Midland Solar Project will be built seven miles southwest of Boulder City. Once completed, the solar power plant will generate enough electricity to power approximately 105,000 homes. The project will create 350 construction jobs and up to 10 permanent jobs

Tester, Heller Lead Bipartisan Coalition to ‘Level Playing Field’ for Renewable Energy

U.S. SENATE - February 12, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- With wide-ranging support from sportsmen to local governments, Senators Jon Tester (D-Mont.) and Dean Heller (R-Nev.) are introducing a bipartisan bill that streamlines permitting for renewable energy projects on public lands.

Las Vegas Valley Helping Contribute To Nevada’s #1 State Ranking For LEED Green Buildings

March 21, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The city of Las Vegas in 2006 adopted a policy that all city buildings would be LEED-certified. So far, five projects are under development that are LEED registered, and will have the opportunity to be LEED-certified upon completion. Those projects include:• The Las Vegas Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement

Clean Energy Funding From Recovery Act Helping Power Green Development In Silver State

Washington, D.C. - September 15, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congresswoman Shelley Berkley today highlighted a new report that details clean energy projects in Nevada funded through The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

Clark County Receives $10 Million to Increase Energy Efficiency, Upgrade Public Housing, Create Jobs

WASHINGTON, DC - September 23, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan awarded $500 million in competitive grants today that will allow public housing authorities across the U.S. to build or renovate affordable rental apartments and make existing public housing units more energy efficient.

City of Las Vegas Launches Updated Green Building Program

Las Vegas, NV - August 27, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The city of Las Vegas, in conjunction with the Green Council, NV Energy, and Home Free Nevada, has expanded its Green Building Program to include incentives to stimulate new green building construction and provide energy efficiency retrofits to existing buildings.

City Council To Recognize Builder Of First Homes Certified By The City’s Green Building...

New Pulte Home Residences Features Energy And Water Efficient Design Las Vegas, January 15, 2008 - During the ceremonial portion of tomorrow’s City Council meeting...

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Nevada Short Sale Information – FTC Cracks Down on Loan Modification...

Las Vegas, NV - January 6, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Effective January 31, 2011, The Federal Trade Commission has banned loan modification companies from charging up-front fees for negotiating modifications of residential mortgage loans. According to Eric Witksoki, Chief of the Attorney General’s Bureau of Consumer Protection, and the state consumer advocate, “Money spent on mortgage modification consultants is a bad bet for consumers.” Additionally, Witkoski commented that spending money on loan modification is “worse than some of the odds at the casino tables.”

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Calmwater Capital Provides $36.7 Million for Mountains Edge Marketplace in Las...

Calmwater Capital, a leading, national direct real estate lender, has originated a $36.7 million loan for Remington Nevada to refinance existing debt and finance remaining construction of the Mountains Edge Marketplace in southwest Las Vegas. Once completed, the 101,000-square-foot retail property, anchored by Albertsons, will be located at the corner of Blue Diamond Road and South Buffalo Drive, adjacent to the Mountains Edge master planned community.