Douglas County legal - 28473




On September 27, 2022, Southwest Gas Corporation (“SWG”) filed with the Public Utilities

Commission of Nevada (“Commission”) an application, designated as Docket No. 22-09024

(“Application”), for authority to recover costs of gas infrastructure replacement (“GIR”) projects

through the GIR mechanism.

SWG 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, NAC 704.796 to


In the Application SWG states that the proposed GIR rates are based on the cumulative deferrals

through August 31, 2022, which consist of the revenue requirement associated with the GIR

projects approved by the Commission in the 2017 and 2018 the GIR Advance Applications in

Docket Nos. 17-05027 and 18-06004. SWG states that the Application is requesting authority to

establish GIR Rates for SWG’s Southern Nevada and Northern Nevada rate jurisdictions in the

amount of $0.00038 per therm and $(0.00018) per therm, respectively. SWG states that these GIR

rates would be applicable to all customers and rate classes except for transportation customers

with a contract for special service with SWG. SWG’s GIR Rate Application seeks authorization for

the GIR Rates to be effective on January 1, 2023.

This Notice serves only to notify the public that the Commission has received the abovereferenced

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.

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, NOVEMBER 2, 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 in this docket to be held as follows:


9:00 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


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 either in person or

remotely via telephone. Members of the public can access the prehearing conference at the time

noticed herein either in person or via the Commission’s live stream link on its website at https://puc.

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

by emailing Commission Hearing Officer Samuel S. Crano at no later than

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 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 at 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: October 19, 2022 Ad # 28473


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