Power plantSix electric utilities charging a new energy course. With the increase of distributed electric generation from renewable energy sources, and the prospects of lost revenues by utility companies, six utilities are charting courses designed to reduce dependence on traditional coal fired power plants. One of the companies cited for its efforts is Berkshire-Hathaway, which now owns NV Energy. To see the list of the six utilities singled out for their efforts to promote cleaner fuel and renewable energy options for electricity generation, and what they are doing to lead the way, click here.

About the Author: Lauren Boitel

Lauren Boitel is the Executive Director of ImpactNV, a statewide sustainability NGO convener and coalition builder that drives systemic change around economic, environmental, and social sustainability in the Silver State. Lauren has 12 years of experience as a Sustainability Professional in Southern Nevada and teaches Sustainability & Entrepreneurship for the Lee Business School at UNLV.