Douglas County legal - 26242





On July 5, 2022, Nevada Power Company d/b/a NV Energy (“NPC”) and Sierra Pacific Power Company d/b/a NV Energy (“SPPC”) (collectively, “NV Energy”) filed with the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada (“Commission”) a joint application, designated as Docket No. 22- 07004 (“Joint Application”), for approval of their 2022 Combined Annual Electric Demand Side Management (“DSM”) Update Report (“Report”) as it relates to the Action Plan of their 2022- 2041 Joint Integrated Resource Plan (“IRP”). 

This Notice serves only to notify the public that the Commission has received the above-referenced filing. It is the responsibility of interested persons to review the filing and monitor the proceedings to determine their desired levels of involvement based on how this matter may affect their unique situations. The details provided within this Notice are for informational purposes only and are not meant to be an all-inclusive overview of the filing. The Commission may consider and adopt alternative proposals not contained within the filing, but which are related to the subject matter of the filing and supported by substantial evidence. The Commission will accept or modify the Joint Application or specify any portions of the Joint Application it deems inadequate. 

NV Energy filed the Joint Application pursuant to the Nevada Revised Statutes (“NRS”) and the Nevada Administrative Code (“NAC”) Chapters 703 and 704, including, but not limited to NAC 704.934(8) and 703.535. 

In its Joint Application, NV Energy states that the Report specifies the portfolio of substantive DSM programs that SPPC intends to undertake for its electric customers during 2023. NV Energy proposes continuing to implement 12 DSM programs for 2023, categorized as Education programs, Residential programs, and Non-Residential programs. Pursuant to NAC 703.740, NV Energy also requests that this Joint Application be consolidated with Docket Nos. 22-07002 (SPPC’s application for approval of its 2022 Natural Gas Conservation and Energy Efficiency Plan Report) and 22-07003 (NV Energy’s joint application for approval of the second amendment to its 2021 Joint IRP). 

Interested and affected persons may file comments or petitions for leave to intervene electronically through the Electronic Filing System on the Commission’s website or at either of the Commission’s offices pursuant to NRS 704.746 or NAC 703.578 through 703.600 on or before WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 10, 2022. 

A person who wishes to participate as a commenter may file written comments pursuant to NAC 703.491. A commenter is not a party of record and shall not take any action that only a party of record may take. Pursuant to NAC 703.500, only parties of record are entitled to enter an appearance, introduce relevant evidence, examine and cross-examine witnesses, make arguments, make and argue motions and generally participate in the proceeding. 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, pursuant to NAC 703.655, the Commission has scheduled a PREHEARING CONFERENCE to be held as follows: 


10:30 a.m. 

Hearing Room A 

Public Utilities Commission of Nevada 

1150 East William Street 

Carson City, Nevada 89701 


Hearing Room A 

Public Utilities Commission of Nevada 

9075 West Diablo Drive, Suite 250 

Las Vegas, Nevada 89148 


Participants may appear and otherwise participate in the prehearing conference remotely via Microsoft Teams. Participants should provide the email addresses for each member of their organization who intends to participate via Microsoft Teams to Commission Assistant General Counsel Daniel Haggarty at no later than August 11, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. 

Members of the public can access the prehearing conference at the time noticed herein via the Commission’s live stream link on its website at, members of the public may attend in person at either of the Commission’s offices noted above. 

The purpose of the prehearing conference is to formulate and simplify the issues involved in this proceeding, set a hearing, and procedural schedule. At the prehearing conference, the Commission may take any action authorized by NAC 703.655. 

The Joint Application is available for public viewing at the Commission’s website: https://puc. and at the offices of the Commission: 1150 East William Street, Carson City, Nevada 89701 and 9075 West Diablo Drive, Suite 250, Las Vegas, Nevada 89148. A person must request in writing to be placed on the service list for this proceeding in order to receive any further notices in this matter. 

By the Commission, 



Assistant Commission Secretary 

Dated: Carson City, Nevada 



Pub Date: July 27, 2022 Ad # 26242


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