Posts tagged: NV Energy

Warren Buffett Ready to Increase Renewable Energy Investment to $30 Billion

Big money will mean a bigger, quicker transition to renewable energy in the U.S., and few statements are larger than the one Warren Buffett made Monday. Speaking at the Edison Electric Institute’s annual convention in Las Vegas Monday, Buffett, the $65.6-billion man, proclaimed that he would double his investment into strengthening renewable energy across the […]

Iconic Vegas Welcome Sign To Get Solar Power Makeover

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Officials in Las Vegas are harnessing the power of the sun to light the city’s iconic welcome sign. Elected officials and project leaders flipped a switch Wednesday linking solar panels on 25-foot towers to the glittering neon “Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas” sign. The project was headed by the Green Chips […]

Apple makes progress on its solar-powered data center in Reno

Construction of Apple’s data center in Reno, Nevada, is well under way according to the local Reno Gazette Journal. The paper reported that earlier this summer, Apple finished building the first phase of the data center — a 2.5 MW, 20,000 square-foot portion — and just recently completed the second phase, which has buildings for […]

Apple plans solar panel farm for data center in Reno

New facility near $1 billion data center in northern Nevada will be capable of producing 18 to 20 megawatts of power. Apple plans to build a solar farm to power a new data center in Reno, Nev., in keeping with the company’s goal of having its data centers run by renewable energy. The company has […]

Apple plans solar panel farm for data center in Reno

New facility near $1 billion data center in northern Nevada will be capable of producing 18 to 20 megawatts of power. Apple plans to build a solar farm to power a new data center in Reno, Nev., in keeping with the company’s goal of having its data centers run by renewable energy. The company has […]