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Rosen Tours Enel’s Stillwater Triple Hybrid Plant in Fallon, Nevada

RENO, NV – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) toured the hybrid geothermal and solar energy plant operated by Enel Green Power just outside Fallon, Nevada, to learn about the innovative work this project is doing to help further renewable energy development in Nevada.

“I was excited to tour Enel’s Stillwater Triple Hybrid Plant today and see firsthand the innovative work that this plant and so many energy producers in Nevada are doing to develop clean, renewable energy for our entire state...

Rosen Applauds Department of Interior for Advancing Two Solar Energy Projects on Nevada Tribal Lands

Solar Projects Will Create Jobs, Boost Energy Independence

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), released the following statement applauding the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) for advancing the Southern Bighorn Solar Project and the Arrow Canyon Solar Project, both located on the Moapa Band of Paiutes’ Reservation.

“Clean, renewable energy is a key component to combating climate change, and our Tribal communities play a significant role in advancing these efforts,” said...

Rosen Attends MGM Resorts Mega Solar Array Launch

LAS VEGAS, NV – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the bipartisan Senate Climate Solutions Caucus, spoke at the launch of the new Mega Solar Array installation by MGM Resorts. This launch marks an important milestone as MGM continues to work towards reducing its carbon footprint.

“MGM Resorts is one of the largest employers in Nevada and I am glad that they are helping to lead in the fight stronger, cleaner, and more sustainable environment with the installation of their new...

Rosen Receives Transparency Commitment from National Nuclear Security Administration Nominees on Removal of Weapons-Grade Plutonium from Nevada

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, during a U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC) nomination hearing, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) questioned Jill Hruby, nominee to be Administrator of the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), and Frank Rose, nominee to be Principal Deputy Administrator of NNSA, on their commitment to ensuring a transparent process as NNSA removes secretly shipped plutonium from Nevada. A transcript of the Senator’s exchange can be found below, and a video of the...

Rosen Co-Sponsors Clean Energy for America Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Climate Solutions Caucus, released the following statement announcing her co-sponsorship of the Clean Energy for America Act, legislation that would reform the federal tax code to support clean and efficient energy and transportation.

“Clean energy expansion is crucial to creating future environmental and economic success in our country,” said Senator Rosen. “The Clean Energy for America Act encourages Americans to...

Rosen Co-Sponsors Legislation to Accelerate Adoption of Electric Vehicles

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation and the Senate Climate Solutions Caucus, announced her co-sponsorship of the Electric Cars Act, legislation that would reduce America’s carbon emissions by fully extending the electric vehicle tax credit for 10 years and deploy electric vehicle charging infrastructure across the nation.

“Increasing the number of electric vehicles on the road will help to combat...

Rosen Votes to Confirm Granholm to Lead Department of Energy

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement after voting to confirm former Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm as Secretary of the U.S. Department of Energy:

“Today, I voted to confirm Jennifer Granholm to serve our nation as Secretary of Energy,” said Senator Rosen. “Ms. Granholm recognizes the important role that energy policy plays in Nevada and across our country. Under Secretary Granholm’s leadership, the Department of Energy will work to...

Rosen Applauds $500,000 in Grant Funding To Train Next Generation Workforce For Solar Energy Jobs In Nevada

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) and the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, released the following statement applauding news that the National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded the University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV) a grant totaling $500,000 to develop high-efficiency solar panels. The researchers involved will include underrepresented minority undergraduate...

To Combat Growing Threat of Cyber Attacks, Rosen and Hoeven Introduce Bipartisan Electric Grid Security Legislation

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation and the Senate Committee on Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs (HSGAC), and Senator John Hoeven (R-ND) announced their introduction of S.4795, the Cyber Sense Act. This bipartisan legislation would create a voluntary Cyber Sense program at the Department of Energy to test the cybersecurity of products and technologies intended for use in the bulk-power system...

Rosen-Backed Bipartisan Clean Energy Week Resolution Passes Senate

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the bipartisan Senate Climate Solutions Caucus, announced that (S.Res.705), a bipartisan resolution she co-sponsored, recognizing the week of September 21 through September 25, 2020 as “National Clean Energy Week” has passed the Senate:

“Clean energy development is the key toward environmental and economic success,” said Senator Rosen. “By investing in clean and renewable energy initiatives, we are taking active steps toward...