Electric car world tour to stop at UNR
RENO — The Electric Odyssey, the first world tour of a standard electric car, will arrive on the University of Nevada, Reno campus today. The tour began in Strasbourg, France in February and is scheduled to arrive at 2 p.m. at the Joe Crowley Student Union.
Antonin Guy and Xavier Degon, a pair of young engineers from France, will charge their vehicle on campus before continuing on their journey. They will travel 15,534 miles in eight months an...
Solar not paying off yet for Nevada military
CARSON CITY (AP) — Solar panels installed at three Nevada National Guard sites around the state haven’t lowered utility bills.
The state Board of Examiners on Tuesday approved the Department of Military’s request to seek $46,000 from a contingency fund to pay for projected power costs for the rest of the fiscal year.
Under a 20-year contract with Sierra Solar One, the company installed the panels at its own cost and charges 15 cents per kilowa...