Churchill County legal - 27761

 BEFORE THE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION OF NEVADA 

NOTICE OF JOINT APPLICATION 

AND PREHEARING CONFERENCE 

On September 1, 2022, Nevada Power Company d/b/a NV Energy (“NPC”) and Sierra Pacific Power Company d/b/a NV Energy (“SPPC”) (together, “NV Energy”) filed with the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada (“Commission”) a joint application, designated as Docket No. 22-09002 (“Joint Application”), for acceptance of their Joint Energy Supply Plan (“ESP”) Update for 2023- 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. 

In its Joint Application, NV Energy states that, pursuant to the Nevada Administrative Code (“NAC”) 704.9506, it seeks approval of its Joint ESP Update for calendar years 2023 and 2024, which sets forth its power procurement plan, fuel procurement plan, and risk management strategy. NV Energy requests that the Commission approve its ESP Update and make determinations of prudence provided for in NAC 704.9494 regarding each element of the plan. 

NV Energy filed the Joint Application pursuant to the Nevada Revised Statutes (“NRS”) and the NAC Chapters 703, and 704, including, but not limited to, NRS 704.741, and NAC 704.9005 through 704.9525. Pursuant to NRS 703.190 and NAC 703.527 et seq., NV Energy requests that certain information in the Joint Application receive confidential treatment. 

Interested and affected persons may file comments or petitions for leave to intervene pursuant to NRS 704.746 or NAC 703.578 through 703.600 via the Electronic Filing System on the Commission’s website or at either of the Commission’s offices on or before WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2022. 

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: 

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2022 

10:00 a.m. 

Hearing Room A 

Public Utilities Commission of Nevada 

1150 East William Street 

Carson City, Nevada 89701 

VIA VIDEOCONFERENCE TO: 

Hearing Room A 

Public Utilities Commission of Nevada 

9075 West Diablo Drive, Suite 250 

Las Vegas, Nevada 89148 

VIA MICROSOFT TEAMS 

Participants may appear and otherwise participate in the prehearing conference either in person or 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 Assistant General Counsel Daniel Haggarty at dhaggarty@puc.nv.gov no later than October 5, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. 

Members of the public may view the prehearing conference in person at either of the Commission’s offices or can access the hearing at the time noticed herein via the Commission’s live stream link on its website at https://puc.nv.gov. 

The purpose of the prehearing conference is to formulate and simplify the 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 Joint Application is available for public viewing at the Commission’s website: http://puc. nv.gov; 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, 

/s/ 

TRISHA OSBORNE, 

Assistant Secretary 

Dated: Carson City, Nevada 

09/13/22 

(SEAL) 

Pub Date: September 22, 2022 

Ad # 27761

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