NV Energy shelves Ely Energy Center

Edwards, John G.
February 2009
Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);2/16/2009, Vol. 26 Issue 7, pP21
The article reports on the decision of utility holding company NV Energy to postpone the development of the $5 billion Ely Energy Center, a coal-fired power plant planned to be built in Ely, Nevada, until technology for capturing and storing carbon dioxide become commercial feasible. NV cites that the decision was influenced by the high cost of construction. A transmission line that will carry power from the Ely plant is being developed by the company.


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