Despite all the favorable conditions and high demand for solar power in Nevada, there are challenges.
There's the COVID-19 pandemic, which is likely to stall or even cancel some solar projects that are under development, according to federal energy projections. There's a more fundamental problem as well, though: the sun doesn't always shine. That's why more battery storage is needed to capture and store solar when the sun is up, so utilities have enough to deliver when the sun is down.
But one Nevada solar plant has found another solution. KUNR's Benjamin Payne has the story.