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March 31, 2014
DOE Collegiate Wind Competition

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Collegiate Wind Competition will take place concurrently with the 2014 AWEA WINDPOWER Conference and Exhibition in Las Vegas. Spectators are encouraged to attend the event to see 10 university teams' innovative concepts for a small wind turbine tested and presented and to cast their vote for the People's Choice Award.

For more information, see Collegiate Wind Competition Set to Blow into Vegas in May.

March 24, 2014
Sun Rises on Tribal Energy Future in Nevada

The Moapa Band of Paiute in Nevada makes history with the first utility-scale solar project on tribal land.

February 20, 2014
RES Energy Forum

The DOE Office of Indian Energy is sponsoring an energy forum during the National Reservation Economic Summit (RES) 2014 conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. Part of DOE's silver-level sponsorship of RES 2014, the forum will take place on March 17, 2014, from 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. and will feature the following roundtable sessions:

January 29, 2014
Nevada National Security Site Groundwater Program Prepares for Peer Review

LAS VEGAS – The historic underground test area known as Yucca Flat is the focus of an upcoming independent peer review. In preparation, groundwater specialists working for the Nevada National Security Site (NNSS) groundwater program have scheduled a week-long dry run in February.

January 23, 2014
Collegiate Wind Competition Set to Blow into Vegas in May

Competition aims to cultivate wind-specific interests and skills among the next generation of industry leaders, will feature 10 teams of students throughout the country who will design and construct lightweight, portable wind turbines intended to power small electronic devices.

January 17, 2014
AWEA WINDPOWER Conference & Exhibition

Poster Reception

Wednesday, May 7, 4:30–6 p.m.
Location: Bayside Exhibit Hall D

Posters will be presented by DOE’s  Idaho National Laboratory, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, and Savannah River National Laboratory.

http://www.windpowerexpo.org/

 

December 24, 2013
A specialist with the Nevada National Security Site groundwater characterization team collects a groundwater sample at well PM-3 located on the Nevada Test and Training Range, which is Air Force controlled land surrounding the NNSS. Groundwater characterization activities address the impacts of historic nuclear testing on groundwater.
Nevada National Security Site Wraps Up 2013

LAS VEGAS – As 2013 activities come to a close, the Nevada National Security Site (NNSS) reports several noteworthy accomplishments for the year.

December 2, 2013
QA Corporate Board Meeting - December 2013

Board minutes, agenda, and presentations from meeting held in Las Vegas, Nevada.

November 25, 2013
CX-011409: Categorical Exclusion Determination

Well Monitoring Systems for Enhanced Geothermal Systems
CX(s) Applied: B3.11
Date: 11/25/2013
Location(s): Nevada
Offices(s): Golden Field Office

November 8, 2013
Nevada: Vegas Retrofits through Building America Enhance Home Performance

The EERE report Retrofitting Vegas: Implementing Energy Efficiency in Two Las Vegas Test Home notes that during the housing crisis, more than 11% of the existing housing stock in Las Vegas is in foreclosure (more than 8,100 homes). There is strong potential for achieving significant energy savings through retrofit activities in this region.