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Electrician Mario Rojas with 1 Sun Solar inspects solar panels in Las Vegas

Nevada agency creates board dedicated to investigating solar panel scams

The new investigatory board comes after legislation was passed in 2023 creating more consumer protections in the rooftop solar industry.

Indy Explains: Why NV Energy wants to triple Northern Nevada’s base rates

NV Energy is proposing to raise its flat rate for service across Northern Nevada while lowering how much customers pay for actual energy use — a move watchdog groups say penalizes customers with low incomes or those who curb their power usage through conservation or by adding rooftop solar installations. 

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