July Monthly Meeting

Public Utilities Commission of Nevada – Legislation & Updates, Focus on Net Metering and Renewable Energy Credits

During this month’s meeting Adam Danise from the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada will be speaking about PUCN reports and upcoming actions related to net metering and renewable energy credits. This is a huge deal for those of us that own and/or install grid-tied solar PV, wind, or other renewable energy systems!

Adam is a native Las Vegan. He is an Electrical Engineer for the Regulatory Operations Staff of the Public Utilities Commission. At the Commission, he testifies on renewable energy programs, integrated resource plans and general rate cases. Prior to joining the Commission in 2009, he worked at the Yucca Mountain Nuclear Repository Project as a Licensing Engineer


Date:
 July 17, 2014 (third Thursday of every month)
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: UNLV Student Union, 1st Floor – UNLV Business Startup Center, 4505 S Maryland Pkwy, Las Vegas, NV 89154 (map & parking info)

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June Monthly Meeting

NV Energy Renewable Generations Program – Solar Rebates!

During this month’s meeting Ben Robertson from NV Energy will be speaking about the Renewable Generations solar rebates, and will also speak briefly on wind, hydro, and solar hot water. This program allows eligible customers to receive a rebate for a portion of their system cost. Ben has been the Renewable Generations Project Coordinator for over 4 years and is a native of Las Vegas.

Date: June 19, 2014 (third Thursday of every month)
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: UNLV Student Union, 1st Floor – UNLV Business Startup Center, 4505 S Maryland Pkwy, Las Vegas, NV 89154 (map & parking info)

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May Monthly Meeting

Sun & Struggle: The Quest for Solar Power in the Mojave

During this month’s meeting Jim Rossi will present a summary of his UNLV History Masters thesis, Sun & Struggle: The Quest for Solar Power in the Mojave- an introduction to the business history of energy, energy subsidies, environmental history, and even why China makes so many PV panels. Before coming to UNLV, Jim lived in San Francisco and wrote for the Los Angeles Times, Bike, and many other publications. He is currently adapting Sun & Struggle into his first book.

50 Year Trail 1

Date: May 15, 2014 (third Thursday of every month)
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: UNLV Student Union, 1st Floor – UNLV Business Startup Center, 4505 S Maryland Pkwy, Las Vegas, NV 89154 (map & parking info)

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April Monthly Meeting

The Do’s and Don’t’s of Selecting a Solar Contractor

This month’s presenter is Solar NV President Guy Snow. Guy has been involved in Solar Industry for 30 plus years. A 20 year resident of Las Vegas, Guy’s ambition is to turn the Silver State into the Solar State. Guy is currently a Solar PV Installer certified by the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners and general foreman with G & G Systems, where he leads the design-build renewable energy division.

Solar Guy

Date: April 17, 2014  (third Thursday of every month)

Time: 6:30 PM

LocationUNLV Student Union, 1st Floor – UNLV Business Startup Center, 4505 S Maryland Pkwy, Las Vegas, NV 89154  (map & parking info)

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Join us at Greenfest Las Vegas on April 12!

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March Monthly Meeting – Solar Water Heating Program from Southwest Gas

Join SolarNV to hear from:

Elyse Gresnick-Smith and Southwest Gas are proud to offer a program providing rebate incentives to qualifying Nevada customers who install solar water heating systems with a natural gas back-up.  Solar water heating is clean and efficient and helps customers save energy and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.  Check out their program rebate incentives and take advantage of the great benefits of solar water heating systems.

Elyse administers several of Southwest Gas Corporation’s Conservation and Demand Side Management programs. Elyse develops and implements residential and solar energy efficiency programs and prepares regulatory reporting for Southwest’s service area, which spans over three states (CA, AZ, & NV). She is also responsible for Southwest Gas’ energy education program, which offers education opportunities to students, teachers, energy professionals and the general public on topics such as the efficient use of natural gas.

Solar hot water system.Date: March 20, 2014  (third Thursday of every month)

Time: 6:30 PM

LocationUNLV Student Union, 1st Floor – UNLV Business Startup Center, 4505 S Maryland Pkwy, Las Vegas, NV 89154  (map & parking info)

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