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May 21, 2017 - 11:06pm
The Fred and Harriet Cox Senior Design Competition is the showcase event for undergraduates from the Howard R. Hughes School of Engineering at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
Students show off their engineering skills at FIRST Robotics competition
May 1, 2017 - 12:02am
Seven local high school robotics teams battled each other and 39 other challengers in an arena April 8 at Cashman Center, for a chance to showcase their robot designs on a global stage.
Nevada National Security Site scientists, engineers honored
April 13, 2017 - 4:10am
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.
Hyperloop One test slated for June: Hoping for a Kitty Hawk moment
March 27, 2017 - 1:05am
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.
Moapa Band of Paiutes share vision of state’s solar power future
March 27, 2017 - 1:05am
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.
Las Vegas companies seek forms of renewable energy
March 20, 2017 - 12:24am
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.
March 20, 2017 - 12:22am
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.
Industry leaders gather at Convene for Green Conference
March 20, 2017 - 12:52am
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.
U.S. Sen. Cortez Masto on green energy: ‘We can do more’
March 20, 2017 - 12:22am
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.
Local municipalities work to save money by implementing energy efficiencies
March 20, 2017 - 12:14am
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.