Douglas County legal - 30380



On March 28, 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. 22-03028 (“Joint Application”), for approval to merge into a single corporate entity, to transfer Certificates of Public Convenience and Necessity (“CPC”) 685 Sub 20, 688, and 688 Sub 6 from SPPC to NPC, and to consolidate generation assets. 

On September 7, 2022, NV Energy and a majority of the parties participating in this docket submitted a stipulation agreeing to vacate the existing procedural schedule in order for NV Energy to address concerns raised by the Regulatory Operations Staff of the Commission, the Bureau of Consumer Protection, and other intervening parties. That same day, the Commission issued Procedural Order No. 3, vacating the procedural schedule. 

On November 09, 2022, the Commission issued Procedural Order No. 4 directing NV Energy to file supplemental direct testimony no later than December 30, 2022. 

On December 30, 2022, NV Energy filed a supplement to its Joint Application (the “Supplement”), addressing several concerns previously raised by parties participating in this docket. 

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 and the Supplement pursuant to the Nevada Revised Statutes (“NRS”) and the Nevada Administrative Code (“NAC”), Chapters 703 and 704, including, but not limited to NRS 704.329, NAC 704.79971 through 704.79991, NRS 704.410, NRS 704.7565 through 704.7595, and NAC 703.535. Pursuant to NRS 703.190 and NAC 703.527 et seq., NV Energy requests that certain information in the Joint Application receive confidential treatment

In the Joint Application, NV Energy seeks approval to merge SPPC into NPC, creating one legal entity while maintaining separate rate jurisdictions. NV Energy also seeks authorization to transfer SPPC’s electric CPC (No. 685 Sub 20), liquid petroleum gas CPC (No. 688), and gas CPC (No. 688 Sub 6) to NPC, and to modify the transferred CPCs to reflect the name of the surviving company: NPC. Additionally, NV Energy seeks authority to transfer all of SPPC’s electric generation assets to NPC, where they will continue to be used to provide utility service to customers of NV Energy. The Supplement does not alter the relief sought in the Joint Application but provides additional information and clarification on how the merged utility will conduct its operations in Nevada. 

Interested and affected persons may file comments or 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, JANUARY 18, 2023. Parties already granted authority to participate in this docket will retain their status in this docket with no further action required. 

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. 

The Joint Application and the Supplement are 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: January 11, 2023 

Ad # 30380


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