NV Energy Foundation Grants Envirolution $8,000 for Project ReCharge Classroom Materials

The NV Energy Foundation has provided Envirolution with an $8,000 grant. The funding will provide more classroom materials, updated curriculum and ongoing support, allowing these teachers to reach more students with the engaging STEM lessons. This follows a $7,000 grant by the NV Energy Foundation last January. “NV Energy is proud to help support Envirolution […]

Did You Know: Tesla builds not only all electric vehicles but also scalable clean energy generation and storage products?

As part of Envirolution’s Sustainability Tour held March 26 to 30 during the Washoe County School District Spring Break, students will visit Tesla’s Gigafactory 1, where lithium ion batteries, Tesla Model 3 battery packs and Tesla Energy Products are developed and manufactured.  They will have the opportunity to learn about sustainable design and Tesla’s overall […]

Students will Visit Lockwood Landfill During Sustainability Tour on March 27

Did you Know: The Lockwood Landfill creates green energy from landfill gas? Lockwood powers two CAT 3520 engines, generating approximately 3.2 megawatts of electricity. The “green” electricity goes directly into the existing NV Energy electrical grid. That’s enough electricity to power approximately 2,000 homes annually. Lockwood Landfill will be one of the stops on our upcoming […]

Did You Know: Oxbow is the home to black crowned night herons, red-shouldered hawks, mule deer, beavers, rainbow trout and more?

Located on the Truckee River, the Oxbow Nature Study Area serves the public for Wildlife Education and Aquatic Education programs offered by the Nevada Department of Wildlife. Oxbow Nature Study Reno will be one of the stops during our upcoming Sustainability Tour, which will be held during Washoe County and Carson City School District Spring […]