Tuesday, October 29, 2019

USA, Nevada: Solar Augmented Geothermal Energy Project Gets PUC Approval

Nevada PUC approves UC Won's Petition to Develop New Geothermal Power Production Technology in Northern Nevada (News Release)
RenewGeo Solar Charged Thermal Storage Power Technology Gets Green Light From Nevada Public Utilities Commission

UC Won, LLC is pleased to announce it has secured an order from the Public Utilities Commission confirming that UC Won’s solar augmented geothermal energy technology could be used to serve an end-use customer in Nevada without state regulation.

Curt Ledford, attorney for UC Won with the law firm Davison Van Cleve, said, “Today, the Commission’s ruling certifies that UC Won’s revolutionary technology can be used in Nevada to serve a specific customer seeking 100% renewable resources to serve its needs.”

The Commission’s Order in this docket confirmed UC Won’s understanding that the project would not be prohibited by Nevada law or subject to rate regulation by the Commission. The Commission, in its order, stated: “The facility described in the Petition is not a public utility.” In addition, the Commission finds that requirements of the recently amended NRS 704B, “do not apply to the transaction described in the Petition.”

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