April 12, 2013 letter to Members of Congress in support of the Department of the Interior’s New Energy Frontier initiative for renewable energy. The Department of the Interior’s Fiscal Year 2014 budget request is $96.9 million for this program.
Over the next few decades, meeting regional commitments to reduce greenhouse gas emissions will require major investments in new energy infrastructure. These investments will influence the basic design of the region’s energy system – and its landscape - for many decades to come
Located outside of Las Vegas, the 350-megawatt Moapa Solar photovoltaic solar plant, capable of powering 100,000 homes, will create financial and educational opportunities for the Moapa Band of Paiute Indians. It is a positive sign to see continued renewable energy development