Press Coverage

February 2017

  • Face the State: Electric Vehicles in Nevada
    KTVN - February 11, 2017
    SWEEP's Nevada representative Tom Polikalas explains the opportunities for investment and choices for consumers in Nevada.
  • Study: Public transit getting left by the roadside in Colorado
    Colorado Politics - February 3, 2017
    More food for thought as state lawmakers gird for an epic push to forge a transportation-funding plan: A report released by the Boulder-based Southwest Energy Efficiency Project, or SWEEP, says Colorado is ranked 29th among states in per capita funding for public transit, investing just one-twentieth of the national average in the likes of buses and light rail.

January 2017

  • Clean energy legislation to be discussed in next session
    KOLO-Channel 8 - January 20, 2017
    Several bills relating to clean energy will be discussed in the upcoming Nevada legislative session. Those topics were discussed at an energy policy forum at the InNEVation Center in downtown Reno Friday. "We're here to help educate citizens and our legislators, to be a resource to them to make sure they understand why this is such a key facet in the governor's new economy vision and in his new Nevada vision," said Tom Polikalas, Nevada representative for the Southwest Energy Efficiency Project.
  • City Supports Clean Energy Initiatives
    This is Reno - January 15, 2017
    The Reno City Council voted this week to support energy efficiency and clean energy and to join other public sector groups in the Sustainability Partners in Northern Nevada (SPINN) coalition.