The Nevada National Security Site (NNSS), once known as the Nevada Test Site, has a long history of exploring innovative technology and attracting high-grade members of the scientific community. At the end of March, several scientists and engineers at NNSS were recognized as “Distinguished” for their work at the site.
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This month, the Moapa Band of Paiutes turned on the switch to a new era of renewable energy emerging from their tribal lands, while sharing their vision of Nevada’s solar-powered future.
Employees at Hyperloop One are hoping for a “Kitty Hawk moment” of their own when their company launches its first test of a high-speed pod that can accelerate and glide on waves of opposing electromagnetic fields.
On March 9 at the Rio, Green Chips held its ninth annual Convene for Green Conference with panel discussions about past community successes and future needs.
MGM Resorts International is moving into the next stage of its energy story after cutting ties with NV Energy last year: One that could include an increase in the resort company’s renewable energy portfolio.
The Nevada 2017 legislative session has been dubbed the “Energy Session” by participants and observers, due to potential legislation that may fundamentally change the way electric energy has been generated, distributed, regulated in the past 20 years.
Nevada’s future economic health is linked closely to the emerging green energy sector, and Washington policies that undermine its progress could be very damaging to the state. This was the message newly elected U. S. Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto presented during the most recent congressional break, speaking at a Feb. 23 roundtable in Las Vegas.
Municipal governments have learned energy efficiency not only helps the environment but can save millions of dollars, and they show no signs of backing off their strategy.
Doing business with the city of Henderson is expected to become a bit more efficient as the result of a new permitting platform that goes online March 6.
Faraday Future plans to begin phase two construction in February on a 650,000-square-foot automotive production facility in the Apex Industrial Park that will be operational by August of this year, according to North Las Vegas City Manager, Dr. Qiong X Liu.
A new, slightly odd-looking shuttle made its way down Fremont Street in downtown Las Vegas in the first few weeks of this month. When one climbed inside, the sight was even more unusual. The shuttle operates without a driver.
Eight months after an open-air test of its high-speed transportation technology, Hyperloop One announced it will demonstrate it in an enclosed steel tube in the Southern Nevada desert this spring as it seeks out the attention of the Trump Administration.
The skies of remote southeastern Henderson may soon be filled with the high-pitched din that tends to accompany a mass invasion of locust or cicadas. And that would be music to the ears of city and state planners.
Nevada State Sen. Mo Denis sponsored the legislation adopted in December in Hawaii by the National Hispanic Caucus of State Legislators conference. The resolution encourages policy makers across the country to focus on solutions that ensure low-income and minority communities can benefit from solar and clean energy, Denis said.
“Build a better mousetrap and the world will beat a path to your door” is the often-quoted paraphrase of a Ralph Waldo Emerson passage. It is also the guiding principle for businesses — both large corporations and startups with only a handful of employees — who are hoping to strike gold in the ever-burgeoning tech industry.
Jeremie Watkins founded Kre8 Media Outdoor Advertising in 2012. The outdoor media advertising executive saw one of Shaun Habibian’s digital billboards and contacted him immediately. A year later, the two men were partners and on their way to building a mobile billboard company with 42 trucks and 202 employees based in a 25,000-square-foot warehouse at 4050 W. Harmon Ave.
It was a glimpse of what the future might hold. For the evolution of road transportation and the region’s economy. Faraday Future unveiled its heavily anticipated product model inside the Pavilion at the Las Vegas Market on Jan. 3. Several hundred invited guests, employees and media representatives witnessed the one-and-a-half-hour presentation to get a look at the FF 91, an upmarket electric car that has been a closely guarded secret and the subject of considerable speculation from the public and industry observers.
The 2017 Consumer Electronic Show brought another year of specialized gadgets, high-end televisions and drone technology to Las Vegas. But one aspect of the show’s platform ties these and other artifacts of the interconnected world together: cybersecurity. The show was slated to end Sunday, before press time, but we talked to the experts about what was planned for this year.
WaterStart, a Las Vegas-based nonprofit partnership of public- and private-sector organizations, is diligently working to diversify the Las Vegas economy, create job growth and provide answers to drought and water quality issues in Nevada. Its goal is for Las Vegas to become the Silicon Valley of water technology.
This year, the Las Vegas Business Press looks to the New Year by asking the valley’s industry leaders to give us their take on 2017 and identifying its greatest challenges. We heard from experts in various fields — banking and finance, the legal community, gaming, communications, retail and real estate. All are positive on the upcoming year and see a lot of growth potential and new projects. The most common challenges they saw to our economy in 2017 were: the local and national political climate, new home affordability, rising interest rates, changes in health care programs, workforce shortage, educational system and rising land and construction costs.
The latest technological product advances will be on display for more than 170,000 trade representatives and industry reporters during the four-day Consumer Electronics Show, which opens Jan. 5 at multiple locations in Las Vegas.
Nevada has been apportioned $22 million from the $4.7 billion trust fund that has been split by the EPA into two programs: a NOx emissions reduction program that has been allocated $2.7 billion and a zero-emission vehicle infrastructure program that has been allocated $2 billion.
Motorists driving select Audi vehicles in Southern Nevada are the first in the nation to use technology that allows drivers to see on their dashboards how long it will take the red light ahead to change to green.
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