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Friday, Jan. 29, 2021 | 4:26 p.m.
Gov. Steve Sisolak on Friday toured a UNLV lab investigating technologies that could enable for the transmission of electricity about prolonged distances, something the Democratic governor said could potentially increase Nevada’s electrical power market.
Sisolak’s go to Friday adopted his pledge in his Point out of the State speech earlier this month to diversify Nevada’s vacationer-reliant economic climate.
UNLV physicist Ashkan Salamat led Sisolak on a lab tour and spelled out his landmark study on a space-temperature superconductor, know-how that would make it possible for electrical present to circulation from a person issue to a further throughout a long length devoid of vitality loss that now takes place in the electrical grid.
The technologies has been hailed as a breakthrough that theoretically could open the doorway many years from now for a photo voltaic farm in Nevada to energy metropolitan areas on the East Coast.
Sisolak states Nevada will present methods and guidance so the investigate and go on. He mentioned the condition does not have several exports exterior of gold and silver mining but exporting power could come to be really useful for Nevada.