Project develops renewable energy economically while attempting to safeguard the environment
By Jane Palmer
When Valley Electric Association, Inc. (VEA) recently launched a 15-megawatt solar energy generation project in the northern portion of Pahrump, Nevada, the company didn’t just consider the needs of the human population, it also accounted for the long-term natives of the region: desert tortoises.
VEA, in collaboration with Bombard Renewable Energy, is currently developing the cooperative-owned project that will supply affordable renewable energy to VEA’s member-owners in southwestern Nevada. It’s an initiative that will utilize union labor from Nevada companies and provide an estimated 200 new jobs for ...Read More