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Increasing clean energy exports, Nevada will continue to grow our new stable economy. Every year NV sends $1.7 billion to other states for their energy resources. NV needs to redirect that money to invest here in NV. Sign below to show your support for a clean energy economy and help NV’s robust clean energy economy forward.

NV Clean Energy Projects

Today, there are 18 renewable energy projects being developed in Nevada creating over 3000 jobs. Hover over the icons for more information on the projects.
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Blue Mountain, Faulkner 1
Company: Nevada Geothermal Power
Location: East of Winnemucca in Humboldt County
Description: 20 MW geothermal
Jobs: Over 100
New York Canyon
Company: Terra-Gen Power
Location: 25 miles southeast of Lovelock in Pershing County
Description: 62 MW geothermal (BLM Fast Track - construction late 2010)
Fish Springs PV 1 Solar Project
Company: Vidler Water Company
Location: 45 miles north of Reno
Description: 20 MW solar photovoltaic (phase 1 construction in 2011)
Dixie Meadows
Company: Terra-Gen Power
Location: 55 miles northeast of Fallon in Churchill County
Description: 62 MW geothermal (BLM Fast Track - construction late 2010)
Jersey Valley
Company: Ormat Technologies
Location: 50 miles southeast of Battle Mountain
Description: 18-30 MW geothermal (BLM Fast Track - construction late 2010)
Stillwater and Salt Wells
Company: Enel Green Power
Location: Near Fallon in Churchill County
Description: 61 MW geothermal combined (construction completed in 2009)
Jobs: 325
McGinness Hills
Company: Ormat Technologies
Location: 50 miles southeast of Battle Mountain
Description: 30 MW geothermal (BLM Fast Track - construction late 2010)
Spring Valley Wind
Company: Pattern Energy
Location: White Pine County (outside of Ely)
Description: 150 MW produced by 63-75 wind turbines (BLM Fast Track - construction in 2010)
Jobs: 160
ON Line/SWIP Transmission Line
Company: NV Energy and LS Power
Location: From Ely to southern NV
Description: Phase 1 is a 280-mile 500 kV renewable energy transmission line (BLM Fast Track - construction late 2010)
Jobs: 400
Crescent Dunes
Company: SolarReserve
Location: Nye County (north of Tonopah)
Description: 100 MW dry-cooled solar power tower (solar thermal) (BLM Fast Track - construction late 2010)
Jobs: 495
Amonix
Company: Amonix
Location: Clark County
Description: Concentrating solar panel manufacturing facility (mid-to-late 2010)
Jobs: 278
Searchlight Wind
Company: Duke Energy
Location: Searchlight
Description: 200 MW produced by 156 wind turbines (under construction late 2010)
Apex Solar PV Plant
Company: Renewable Ventures/Fotowatio
Location: Apex, Nevada
Description: 26 MW solar photovoltaic (construction complete by 2010)
Jobs: 200
Copper Mountain Solar Expansion
Company: Sempra/First Solar
Location: Boulder City
Description: 48 MW expansion to existing 10 MW solar photovoltaic plant (construction in 2010)
Jobs: 200
Nevada Solar One expansion
Company: Acciona
Location: Boulder City
Description: 11 MW expansion to existing 65 MW concentrating solar power plant (construction complete 2009)
Silver State Solar Power
Company: NextLight Renewable Power
Location: Clark County (near Primm)
Description: 50 MW solar photovoltaic (BLM Fast Track - construction late 2010)
Jobs: 230
Searchlight Solar I
Company: American Capital Energy
Location: Near Searchlight
Description: 20 MW solar photovoltaic
Jobs: 120
Amargosa Farm Road
Company: Solar Millenium
Location: Amargosa Valley
Description: 250 MW dry-cooled solar trough plant (BLM Fast Track - construction late 2010)
Jobs: 800

The Benefits of Exporting Energy

Clean Energy Project found in their economic study that the greatest demand and price for renewable energy was in California. Developing just a small portion of our renewable energy potential and transporting the energy to California would increase the state GDP $677 million more.

See what Nevada's Clean Energy Future could be if work like this continues.

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