Dive Brief: The Nevada legislature on Monday approved a sweeping clean energy bill that aims to accelerate construction of a massive transmission project, increase spending on electric vehicle infrastructure and require that the state join a regional transmission organization (RTO) by 2030.  Senate Bill 448 puts legislative backing behind the planned $2 billion “Greenlink Nevada” transmission upgrade, which would construct two new 525-kilovolt transmission lines that would essentially link the entire state. Under the legislation, utility NV Energy would have to complete construction of the project by the start of 2029, earlier than the planned 2031 completion date. SB 448 passed the state assembly in a 32-10 vote after passing the Senate unanimously. After a second Senate vote, the bill will go to the desk

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