FERC announces acceptance of LEAPS for filing

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission announced it accepted Nevada Hydro’s Lake Elsinore Advanced Pump Storage Project, more commonly known as LEAPS, for filing. A notice issued by FERC stated that while the application has been accepted for filing, it is not ready for environmental analysis at the time. The agency made the announcement, Friday, July […]


Pumped Energy Storage: Vital to California’s Renewable Energy Future

Executive Summary California is a world leader in renewable energy. The state already sources  nearly one-third of its power from renewables, mainly solar and wind. With recent legislation in place, renewable energy will increase to 60 percent or more by   2030. In tandem with renewable energy goals, the state is striving for 100 percent clean […]


Letter to the Editor

Valley News recently published an article summarizing comments from Kierstin Ross, a project manager at Nevada Hydro, who recalls the unexpected eventful meeting that took place with the Lake Elsinore Council on April 9th, 2019.  The following text is directly from the article:   Dear Editor: We were surprised when Council voted to oppose our […]


LEAPS Takes Center Stage at LE Council Meeting, Information Shared not Accurate

Kim Harris photo Lake Elsinore Deputy City Attorney David Mann gives a presentation about how pumped storage works and how the LEAPS project would affect the city during the April 9 Lake Elsinore City Council Meeting. In front of a packed house, Lake Elsinore City Council went on record as opposing Nevada Hydro’s proposed Lake […]


How Does A Battery Work?

The video below not only explains how batteries operate but it also busts some myths about them.  Click the link below to learn some interesting facts about the batteries that power your life.


Lack of Guarantees Puts LEAPS Opposition Group on High Alert

A group of Lake Elsinore residents are fighting against the approval of the Lake Elsinore Advanced Pump Storage project – or LEAPS – Nevada Hydro’s flagship project designed to respond to the growing need for reliable, renewable electricity. The project, which was designed to help meet California’s emissions reductions programs signed into law by former […]