Image - MGM & NRG Celebrate the Installation of the Largest Solar Array

MGM & NRG Celebrate the Installation of the Largest Solar Array

NRG Energy, and MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) today announced the completed installation of the world’s largest rooftop solar array on a convention center. Covering approximately 20 acres atop the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, the 6.4 megawatt (MW dc) [5.0 megawatt ac (MW ac)] photovoltaic array will produce enough electricity to power the equivalent of approximately 1,000 U.S. homes annually and is the first of its kind on the Las Vegas...

General News - Oct 23, 2014


Image - EPAs Power Plant Rule to Cost At Least $366 Bn

EPA's Power Plant Rule to Cost At Least $366 Bn

A study by NERA Economic Consulting estimates that the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) carbon rule for existing power plants could cost at least $366 billion and that residents in 43 states would see double-digit percentage increases on average in their electricity bills over the 15-year period from 2017 to 2031.[1] Consumers and businesses would pay $41 billion or more a year, which is nearly five times the cost of all Clean Air Act rule...

General News - Oct 23, 2014


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EU Leaders Seal Landmark 2030 Climate Deal

European Union leaders agreed Friday what they hailed as the world's most ambitious climate change targets for 2030, paving the way for a new UN-backed global treaty next year. The 28 leaders overcame deep divisions at a summit in Brussels to reach a deal including a commitment to cut greenhouse gas emissions by at least 40 percent compared to 1990 levels. They also agreed on 27 percent targets for renewable energy supply and effic...

General News - Oct 24, 2014