BEFORE THE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION OF NEVADA
NOTICE OF ANNUAL DEFERRED ENERGY
ACCOUNTING ADJUSTMENT APPLICATION
NOTICE OF PREHEARING CONFERENCE
On March 1, 2022, Sierra Pacific Power Company d/b/a NV Energy (“SPPC”) filed with the
Public Utilities Commission of Nevada (“Commission”) an application, designated as Docket No.
22-03002 (“Application”), for approval of fuel and purchased power expenses for the 12-month
period ending December 31, 2021. The Application also requests authorization to reset the
Temporary Renewable Energy Development (“TRED”) charge, reset Renewable Energy Program
Rates (“REPR”), reset the Base Energy Efficiency Program Rates (“Base EEPR”), reset
the Base Energy Efficiency Implementation Rates (“Base EEIR”), reset the Energy Efficiency
Program Amortization Rate (“Amortization EEPR”), and reset the Energy Efficiency Implementation
Amortization Rate (“Amortization EEIR”).
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.
SPPC filed the 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 704.187. Pursuant to NRS 703.190 and NAC 703.527 et seq., SPPC requests that certain
material in the Application receive confidential treatment.
SPPC requests the following rates to be applied per kilowatt-hour (“kWh”):
Rate ($/kWh) 2021 2022
TRED (all residential and non-residential schedules) $0.00081 $0.00069
REPR (all residential and non-residential schedules) $(0.00078) $0.00088
Amortization EEPR credit $(0.00058) $(0.00060)
Amortization EEIR credit $(0.00005) $(0.00004)
Base EEIR (residential single-family class (“D-1 class”)) $0.00017 $0.00017
Base EEPR (D-1 class) $0.00207 $0.00216
SPPC states that, consistent with the Commission’s Order in Docket No. 13-04014 and the
resulting modifications to NAC 704.9523(4), SPPC did not exceed the authorized return, and
therefore, is not required to refund the Base EEIR revenue received in 2021.
Pursuant to paragraph 194 of the Commission’s April 3, 2020, Modified Final Order in
Docket No. 19-06002, SPPC filed its earning sharing calculation. SPPC states that there is no
earnings sharing for this period.
Pursuant to NAC 701B.010, NPC requests a deviation from NAC 701B.140(a),
701B.495(a), and 701B.675(a).
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,
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:
THURSDAY, APRIL 7, 2022
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 https://puc.nv.gov. 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
VIA VIDEOCONFERENCE TO
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 Application is available for public viewing on the Commission’s website: https://puc.
nv.gov; 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 Ad # 22593
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