Douglas County legal - 35826





On July 19, 2023, Southwest Gas Corporation (“SWG”) filed with the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada (“Commission”) an application, designated as Docket No. 23-07017 (the “Application”), for approval of its Solar Thermal Systems Demonstration Program Annual Plan for Program Year 2024. 

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. 

SWG filed the Application pursuant to the Nevada Revised Statutes (“NRS”) and the Nevada Administrative Code (“NAC”), Chapters 701B, 703 and 704, including, but not limited to, NRS 701B.336 et seq. and NAC 701B.235. 

SWG states that the Application requests approval of its proposed 2024 Plan, a participation report for Program Year 2022, and a status report through April 30, 2023, for Program Year 2023; authorization for SWG to implement its 2024 Plan on January 1, 2024, and to permit no budget for the 2024 Plan as proposed therein; and granting such other relief as the Commission finds just and reasonable. SWG notes that its 2024 Plan is designed to facilitate the suspension of the Solar Thermal Systems Demonstration Program. SWG requests deviations from NAC 701B.235(1)(a)-(h), NAC 701B.260, and NAC 701B.265 to facilitate the suspension of the Solar Thermal Systems Demonstration Program. 

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, AUGUST 23, 2023. 

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: 


10:00 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 no later than TUESDAY, AUGUST 22, 2023, 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. 



Assistant Commission Secretary 

Dated: Carson City, Nevada 



Pub Date: August 9, 2023 Ad # 35826


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