That's about 10% of the populace, remarkable considering solar was practically non-existant there a few years ago.
It reached its solar target four years early and is now shooting for 1600 MW, which would power 240,000 homes.
Without even a count of the votes, the bill to kill the RPS passed in a Senate committee.
The legislature voted to raise the Renewable Portfolio Standard for rural electric coops.
Kiling the Renewable Portfolio Standard was voted down in committee, by some of the most powerful Republicans.
Fossil fuel interests have created a myth of fear surrounding renewable energy - that too much of it isn't a good thing.
While the deal substantially raises support for clean energy projects, it falls short in many ways.
Strong state policies are crucial for continued growth of the US solar industry. Some states acted proactively this year, but inaction in others is shrinking the market.
Fed up with control of the energy agenda by special interests, they will work toward a national Renewable Energy Portfolio standard among other actions.
Narrow legislation has been introduced in the Senate to renew the PTC, and Senator Reid releases report on how federal policies are spurring investment in Nevada.