Las Vegas Now Draws 100% of its Energy From Renewables

Las Vegas Now Draws 100% of its Energy From Renewables

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Thanks to the tireless work of city officials for over a decade, Las Vegas is now entirely powered by renewable energy.

The goal’s completion is largely in part to a revised utilities deal that the city struck up with NV Energy. Over 140 facilities –including all their streetlights – are powered by geothermal, hydro-electric, and solar energy.

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Starting at the end of 2017, Sin City will also start drawing power from the Hoover Dam.

As well as becoming one of the only cities in the world powered only by sustainable energy, Las Vegas will reportedly save an estimated $5 million annually.

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