The Public Utilities Commission will vote Wednesday on whether the company can charge the statewide fee to pay for a natural disaster protection plan.
NV Energy and the Nevada Division of Forestry are using targeted goat grazing to reduce the risk of wildfire in Carson City’s Clear Creek watershed.
NV Energy is expected to dole out one-time bill credits to customers next month.
Southern Nevada’s natural gas utility once again tried to pass “inappropriate” costs to Nevadans as part of its push to raise rates, including luxury car charters, $4,700 dinner bills, and even one board member’s manicure and pedicure.
NV Energy is encouraging its customers to conserve energy because of high demand throughout the West but says it doesn’t anticipate blackouts due to higher power use.
Nevada’s energy company is asking residents across the state to turn off their lights Tuesday and Wednesday afternoon.
Customers who aren’t paying, have a past-due balance and have not indicated they are facing financial hardships due to COVID-19 will have their power disconnected starting in September.
The utility filed a request to reduce its revenue requirement by $120 million as part of the company’s plan to reduce energy costs for customers amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
With storage facilities filling up, the U.S. price of oil went below zero in April for the first time ever.
NV Energy is set to to file a $120 million reduction for customers in Southern Nevada. If approved, the reduction would go into effect Jan. 1, 2021.
NV Energy is temporarily expanding an energy bill assistance program to cover more customers facing financial hardships amid the coronavirus outbreak.
The Public Utilities Commission of Nevada is closing its Las Vegas and Carson City offices to the public “until further notice.”