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August 21, 2013
Nevada: Geothermal Brine Brings Low-Cost Power with Big Potential

Utilizing EERE funds, ElectraTherm developed a geothermal technology that will generate electricity for less than $0.06 per kilowatt hour.

June 10, 2013
EA-1960: Draft Environmental Assessment

Townsite Solar Project Transmission Line, Clark County, Nevada

May 16, 2013
EIS-0413: Record of Decision

Searchlight Wind Energy Project, Searchlight, NV

May 16, 2013
Nevada Deploys Grid-Connected Electricity from Enhanced Geothermal Systems

Ormat Technologies develops first commercial EGS project to supply electricity to the grid.

April 12, 2013
Nevada Deploys First U.S. Commercial, Grid-Connected Enhanced Geothermal System

As part of the Obama Administration’s all-of-the-above energy strategy, the Energy Department recognized the nation’s first commercial enhanced geothermal system (EGS) project to supply electricity to the grid.

April 12, 2013
Learn the basics of enhanced geothermal systems technology. I Infographic by <a href="http://energy.gov/contributors/sarah-gerrity">Sarah Gerrity</a>.
Enhanced Geothermal in Nevada: Extracting Heat From the Earth to Generate Sustainable Power

Innovative clean energy project is up and running in Nevada.

March 25, 2013
2013 Annual Planning Summary for the Nevada Site Office

The ongoing and projected Environmental Assessments and Environmental Impact Statements for 2013 and 2014 within the .

March 20, 2013
The Area 5 Radioactive Waste Management Site
NNSS Waste Disposal Proves Vital Resource for DOE Complex

The NNSS is home to a state-of-the-art waste management facility, providing a permanent disposal option for a select group of LLW/ MLLW generators whose programs have passed a rigorous approval process.

February 22, 2013
DOE Issues Final Site-Wide Environmental Impact Statement for the Nevada National Security Site

The U.S. Department of Energy, National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) has issued the Final Site-Wide Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Nevada National Security Site (NNSS) and Off-Site Locations in Nevada. This document presents an analysis of the potential environmental impacts of continued management and operation of the NNSS (formerly known as the Nevada Test Site), the Tonopah Test Range, and two locations in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Site-Wide EIS analyzes reasonably foreseeable missions, programs, capabilities, and projects for a 10-year period.

February 22, 2013
EIS-0426: EPA Notice of Availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement

Continued Operation of the Department of Energy/National Nuclear Security Administration Nevada National Security Site and Off-Site Locations in the State of Nevada