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Team Nevada to promote state’s renewable potential

Alexander Richter Alexander Richter 10 Feb 2009

As announced by Nevada's Renewable Energy Leadership, the state will send a "Team Nevada" to Renewable Energy World Conference & Explo North America 2009 (form. Power-Gen), which takes place March 10-12, 2009 in Las Vegas/ Nevada).

As announced by Nevada’s Renewable Energy Leadership, the state will send a “Team Nevada” to Renewable Energy World Conference & Explo North America 2009 (form. Power-Gen), which takes place March 10-12, 2009 in Las Vegas/ Nevada).

“Led by the Nevada Commission on Economic Development (NCED) and NV Energy — the energy expo’s host utility sponsor — “Team Nevada” includes many county and regional development agencies in Nevada. “Team members will present information on natural resources, economic and financial incentives as well as the educational, research and manufacturing infrastructure here in Nevada,” said NCED Executive Director Mike Skaggs. Team Nevada also will be telling Nevada’s story at future conferences in other business sectors.

Nevada is leading in renewable energy with the world’s third largest solar thermal power plant, the largest U.S. photovoltaic generating plant, with 24 million acres of economically viable sites for wind forms and geothermal.

“With 550MW of geothermal power under development and 1,000MW of untapped potential, Nevada ranks #1 in geothermal energy use per capita. Nevada is the No. 2 U.S. geothermal producer with 45 new geothermal projects under way. A leading vertically-integrated company in geothermal and recovered energy generation, Ormat Technologies, is based in Reno.

Wind, solar and geothermal development will be boosted by a 250-mile north-south transmission line proposed by NV Energy. Nevada welcomes large and small businesses with no state income or inventory taxes.

Source: Nevada Renewable Energy Leadership (via PR Newswire)