Douglas County legal - 22592





On March 1, 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. 22-03004 (“Joint Application”) for approval of the cost recovery for their 2021 Expanded

Solar Access Program (“ESAP”) Plan regulatory asset account. The Joint Application also

requests authorization to set an Expanded Solar Program Cost (“ESPC”) rate for NPC and

SPPC customers, calculate the Expanded Solar Discount Rate (“ESDR”) on a quarterly basis,

and include the Mojave community based solar resource in the Expanded Solar Energy Rate

(“ESER”) starting January 1, 2023.

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.

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 NRS 704.110 and 704.7865. Pursuant to NRS 703.190 and NAC 703.527 et seq., NV

Energy requests that certain material in the Joint Application receive confidential treatment.

NV Energy states that the Joint Application seeks approval by the Commission to set

an ESPC rate for NPC and SPPC customers at $0.00001 per kilowatt-hour (“kWh”). The Joint

Application also seeks approval to include the Mojave community based solar resource in the

ESER starting January 1, 2023, increasing the ESER for NPC customers by $0.00001 per kWh,

from $0.00787 to $0.00788 per kWh.

Interested and affected persons may file petitions for leave to intervene pursuant

to NAC 703.578 through 703.600 electronically through the Electronic Filing System on the

Commission’s website or at either of the Commission’s offices on or before WEDNESDAY,

APRIL 6, 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


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, pursuant to NAC 703.655, the Commission has

scheduled a PREHEARING CONFERENCE to be held as follows:


11:15 a.m.

Dial in by your location:

(775) 687-0999 (Northern Nevada)

(702) 486-5260 (Southern Nevada)

Parties will appear and otherwise participate in the prehearing conference remotely

via telephone. 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 During the date

and time noticed herein the public may view the prehearing conference in person at:

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

Parties in this matter must obtain an access code for this telephonic prehearing

conference by emailing Commission Administrative Attorney Chad Morabito at cmorabito@puc. no later than WEDNESDAY, APRIL 6, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. Parties should provide the title/

role in associated business or organization, and business address for each person who intends

to participate in the prehearing conference.

The purpose of the prehearing conference is to formulate and simplify issues involved

in this proceeding and set a hearing and procedural schedule. At the prehearing conference, the

Commission may take any action authorized by NAC 703.655.

The Commission is not responsible for providing clerical or administrative assistance

or materials to parties during Commission proceedings. If such assistance is necessary, parties

must make other arrangements for this type of assistance.

The Joint Application is available for public viewing on the Commission’s website:; 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 to

receive any further notices in this matter.

By the Commission,



Assistant Commission Secretary

Dated: Carson City, Nevada



Pub Date: March 23, 2022

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