Douglas County legal - 35284




On June 30, 2023, Nevada Power Company d/b/a NV Energy (“NPC”) and Sierra Pacific Power Company d/b/a NV Energy (“SPPC” and together with NPC “NV Energy”) filed with the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada (“Commission”) a joint application, designated as Docket No. 23-06044 (“Joint Application”), for approval of their 2023 Combined Annual Electric Demand Side Management Update Report as it relates to the Action Plan of their 2022-2041 Joint Integrated Resource Plan. 

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 will accept the plan as filed or specify any portion of the report and analysis which the Commission deems to be inadequate. 

NV Energy 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 704.934. Pursuant to NRS 703.190 and NAC 703.527 et seq., NV Energy requests that certain materials in the Joint Application receive confidential treatment. 

Through this Joint Application, NV Energy seeks Commission acceptance of a demand side management (“DSM”) portfolio for 2024, proposing an overall DSM budget for 2024 of $65,721,004, with $49,841,501 for NPC and $15,879,503 for SPPC. NV Energy expects that the proposed portfolio of DSM programs is expected to produce approximately 341,463,918 kilowatt hours of energy savings and 265,935 kilowatts of demand savings in 2024. NV Energy also expects the proposed DSM programs to produce benefits that exceed costs, stating that the Net-Benefits Total Resource Cost cost-benefit ratio for NV Energy in 2024 is calculated to be 2.27, with 2.71 for NPC and 1.38 for SPPC. Additionally, NV Energy requests the Joint Application be consolidated with Docket No. 23-06045. 

Interested and affected persons may file petitions for leave to intervene pursuant to NAC 703.578 through 703.600 at either of the Commission’s offices on or before WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 2, 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: 


11:00 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 


The parties will appear and otherwise participate in the prehearing conference either in person or remotely via Microsoft Teams. 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 

The parties should provide the email address, title/role in associated business or organization, and business address for each person who intends to participate via Microsoft Teams to Commission Hearing Officer Samuel S. Crano at no later than THURSDAY, AUGUST 3, 2023, at 2:00 p.m. 

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: https://puc.; 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 



Application of Sierra Pacific Power Company d/b/a NV Energy for approval of its 2023 Natural Gas Conservation and Energy Efficiency Plan Annual Report. 

Pub Date: July 19, 2023 Ad # 35284


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