Governor Sisolak hosts virtual roundtable on energy in Nevada

Carson City, NV - May 13, 2021

Today, Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak hosted a virtual roundtable on energy in Nevada to discuss reliable electricity, stable rates, transportation electrification, job opportunities, equity, and a climate-focused future for all Nevadans.

The round table included two panels and various community and energy leaders:

PANEL 1: Transmission and Markets

  • Sen. Chris Brooks
  • Doug Cannon, NV Energy CEO
  • Rose McKinney-James, McKinney-James & Associates
  • Moderated by David Bobzien, Governor’s Office of Energy Director

PANEL 2: Jobs and Economic Opportunity

  • Sen. Fabian Donate
  • Dr. Federico Zaragoza, College of Southern Nevada President
  • Michael Brown, Governor’s Office of Economic Development Director
  • Shannon Skinner, IBEW 396 President
  • Moderated by Dr. Kristen Averyt, Nevada Climate Coordinator

The recording is available on the Governor’s YouTube at:



Meghin Delaney
Communications Director