Geothermal, Solar

Nevada Lawmakers Hear from Solar, Geothermal Power Companies

Carson City, Nevada [Associated Press] Nevada is making steady progress toward becoming a national leader in solar and geothermal energy, state lawmakers were told [March 22]. Representatives of several leading alternative energy companies, as well as University of Nevada, Reno researchers, told the Senate Commerce and Labor committee that those renewable energy sources are becoming more popular and economical. … Commerce and Labor Chairman Sen. Randolph Townsend, who organized the panel, was enthusiastic about the state’s potential for taking the lead in renewable energy.