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Windpower Engineering: Nevada Passes Unparalleled Number of Clean-energy Bills

Posted by Michelle Froese on Jun 12, 2019

Windpower Engineering summarized the sweeping advanced energy bills passed and signed by Gov. Sisolak in this session, including comments from AEE's Ray Fakhoury. See exceprts below and the full Windpower Engineering story here.

Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak and the legislature have passed, and signed into law, an unparalleled number of clean-energy bills — and in most cases with strong bipartisan support.

The suite of legislation began with Senate Bill 358, strengthening Nevada’s clean-energy standards to require 50% clean energy by 2030 with a goal of 100% carbon-free energy by 2050. Gov. Sisolak signed the bill into law in May.
Additionally, Assembly Bill 483 was signed, which will help the state prepare for a future powered by electric vehicles by gathering vehicle mileage to show how much our roadways are being used by electric and other passenger vehicles...

“AEE applauds Nevada’s thoughtful approach to the changing dynamics of transportation and the mechanisms that fund the state’s infrastructure,” said Ray Fakhoury, Principal with the Advanced Energy Economy. “Now, Nevada can embrace a transportation transformation without discouraging innovation and economic growth.”

Read the full Windpower Engineering story here.

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