Douglas County legal - 31995






On March 1, 2023, 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. 23-03006 (“Application”), for approval of fuel and purchased power expenses for the 12-month period ending December 31, 2022. The Application also requests authorization to reset the Temporary Renewable Energy Development (“TRED”) charge, reset the Renewable Energy Program Rate (“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”), reset the Energy Efficiency Implementation Amortization Rates (“Amortization EEIR”), and reset the Expanded Solar Program Costs (“ESPC”) rates. The effect of granting this application will be to increase overall revenue by $6,486,705 or 0.63 percent overall, across all rate classes. 

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. 

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(2) 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) 2022 2023 

TRED (all residential and non-residential schedules) $0.00069 $0.00072 

REPR (all residential and non-residential schedules) $0.00088 $0.00177 

Amortization EEPR credit $(0.00060) $(0.00071) 

Amortization EEIR credit $(0.00004) $(0.00006) 

Base EEIR (residential single-family class (“D-1 class”)) $0.00018 $0.00019 

Base EEPR (D-1) $0.00223 $0.00226 

ESPC $0.00001 $0.00001 

Pursuant to NAC 701B.010, SPPC requests a deviation from 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 at either of the Commission’s offices on or before WEDNESDAY, MARCH 29, 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 to be held as follows: 

FRIDAY, MARCH 31, 2023 

10:15 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 


Participants may appear and otherwise participate in the prehearing conference remotely via Microsoft Teams. Participants should provide the email addresses for each member of their organization who intends to participate via Microsoft Teams to Commission Administrative Attorney Sierra Waechter at no later than March 30, 2023, at 2:00 p.m. 

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 in order to receive any further notices in this matter. 

By the Commission, 



Assistant Commission Secretary 

Dated: Carson City, Nevada 



Pub Date: March 22, 2023 Ad # 31995


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