Project Failure Highlights Wind Troubles In Nevada

Law360, New York (February 2, 2012, 6:58 PM EST) -- A proposed 100-megawatt wind farm in western Nevada was canceled on Wednesday, the latest victim of infrastructure and market problems experts say are keeping wind power in the Silver State far behind the rest of the West.

A patchy transmission system, a cumbersome process for federal land use and the dominance of a single renewable power buyer – NV Energy Inc. – are among the reasons Nevada still doesn't have a utility-scale wind farm, even though each of its bordering states has at least 128 megawatts...
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