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NV Energy Hosts Workshop on New GIS Statewide Database

Jun 3, 2010

Media Contacts: 
Faye I. Andersen in Reno, (775) 834-4822
Jennifer Schuricht in Las Vegas, (702) 402-5241 

NV Energy will showcase its new GIS Statewide Database,Nevada Site Locator, at upcoming workshops for brokers, developers and businesses interested in using the new interactive geographic information system (GIS) building and site database.

A workshop will be held on Tuesday, June 22 from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the NV Energy offices at 6100 Neil Road in Reno and lunch will be provided.  Another workshop will be held on Wednesday, June 23 from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at the NV Energy offices at 6226 W. Sahara Avenue in Las Vegas and breakfast will be provided. There is no charge for either workshop.

Nevada Site Locatoris the state's most advanced and only searchable GIS site selection database that is geared towards assisting businesses, brokers and developers searching for the perfect location or building, and for the first time it incorporates all 17 of Nevada's counties into its database.

NV Energy's Economic Development Department will be joined by designer and builder FastGIS to demonstrate how Nevada Site Locator uses Google mapping and “on the fly” radius county and business demographics when searching for specific sites or buildings.

RSVP by June 15 to Cheree Boteler at 775-834-3755,