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Infosnips NV Energy Transmission Infrastructure Investment to Drive Clean Energy Transformation for Nevada


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Infosnips NV Energy Transmission Infrastructure Investment to Drive Clean Energy Transformation for Nevada

LAS VEGAS, July 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — NV Energy announced today its plans for Greenlink Nevada, a transmission and renewable energy initiative that will transform Nevada’s clean energy landscape, create thousands of jobs, promote economic development and position the state to achieve its environmental and carbon reduction goals.Greenlink Nevada is comprised of two distinct transmission…

Infosnips NV Energy Transmission Infrastructure Investment to Drive Clean Energy Transformation for Nevada

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LAS VEGAS, July 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — NV Energy announced today its plans for Greenlink Nevada, a transmission and renewable energy initiative that will transform Nevada’s clean energy landscape, create thousands of jobs, promote economic development and position the state to achieve its environmental and carbon reduction goals.” data-reactid=”12″ type=”text”>LAS VEGAS, July 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — NV Energy announced today its plans for Greenlink Nevada, a transmission and renewable energy initiative that will transform Nevada’s clean energy landscape, create thousands of jobs, promote economic development and position the state to achieve its environmental and carbon reduction goals.

Nevada’s renewable energy resources, will increase electric reliability for Nevadans and will position Nevada as an energy leader in the western United States for decades to come. The project will also provide the infrastructure needed to support the growth of new and expanding businesses in Nevada from west Henderson to Apex in North Las Vegas to Innovation Park outside of Reno.” data-reactid=”13″ type=”text”>Greenlink Nevada is comprised of two distinct transmission line segments that, once completed, will allow access to and future development of Nevada’s renewable energy resources, will increase electric reliability for Nevadans and will position Nevada as an energy leader in the western United States for decades to come. The project will also provide the infrastructure needed to support the growth of new and expanding businesses in Nevada from west Henderson to Apex in North Las Vegas to Innovation Park outside of Reno.

Construction on Greenlink Nevada is slated to begin in 2020 and will be fully complete in 2031.

Nevada’s clean energy potential and meeting Nevada’s renewable and de-carbonization goals by providing access to new in-state solar and geothermal resources and creating opportunities to maximize renewable resource opportunities across the west. Nevada’s recently enhanced renewable portfolio standard calls for 50 percent of energy utilized in Nevada to come from renewable energy resources, and these transmission lines are timed in order to meet this mandate and to make significant advancements to meet the state’s 2050 carbon reduction objectives,” said Doug Cannon, NV Energy President and Chief Executive Officer. “Our customers will reap the environmental and economic benefits of greater transmission capacity and increased renewable energy including cleaner air, business growth, improved reliability and lower energy costs.”” data-reactid=”19″ type=”text”>”Greenlink Nevada is essential to unlocking Nevada’s clean energy potential and meeting Nevada’s renewable and de-carbonization goals by providing access to new in-state solar and geothermal resources and creating opportunities to maximize renewable resource opportunities across the west. Nevada’s recently enhanced renewable portfolio standard calls for 50 percent of energy utilized in Nevada to come from renewable energy resources, and these transmission lines are timed in order to meet this mandate and to make significant advancements to meet the state’s 2050 carbon reduction objectives,” said Doug Cannon, NV Energy President and Chief Executive Officer. “Our customers will reap the environmental and economic benefits of greater transmission capacity and increased renewable energy including cleaner air, business growth, improved reliability and lower energy costs.”

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Nevada’s economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. Greenlink Nevada, if approved, will immediately start to generate an estimated $781 million in economic activity and support more than 4,000 jobs during its 11-year construction period. ” data-reactid=”20″ type=”text”>The transmission initiative also aligns with NV Energy’s plan to support Nevada’s economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. Greenlink Nevada, if approved, will immediately start to generate an estimated $781 million in economic activity and

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