Churchill County legal - 27762

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. 22-09006

(“Joint Application”), for approval of the third amendment to its 2021 Joint Integrated Resource

Plan (“IRP”).

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 pursuant to the Nevada Revised Statutes (“NRS”) and

the Nevada Administrative Code (“NAC”) Chapters 703, and 704, including, but not limited to,

NRS 704.741, and NAC 704.9005 et seq., and Senate Bill 448 (2021) (“SB 448”). 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 its Joint Application, NV Energy states that it seeks approval of the third amendment to its

2021 Joint IRP, which requests to amend its distributed resources plan to implement a transportation

electrification plan as required by Section 51 of SB 448. NV Energy provides that its Joint

Application also contains an updated load forecast and seeks approval to establish a regulatory

asset to facilitate NV Energy’s efforts to join a regional transmission organization on or before

January 1, 2030, consistent with requirements set forth by SB 448.

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:

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2022

1:00 p.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 MONDAY,

OCTOBER 10, 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 Commission Secretary

Dated: Carson City, Nevada

09/13/22

(SEAL)

Pub Date: September 22, 2022 Ad # 27762

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