BEFORE THE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION OF NEVADA
NOTICE OF JOINT APPLICATION
On September 1, 2023, Nevada Power Company d/b/a NV Energy (“NPC”) and Sierra Pacific Power Company d/b/a NV Energy (“SPPC”) (collectively, “NV Energy”) filed with the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada (“Commission”) a joint application, designated as Docket No. 23-09003 (“Joint Application”), for acceptance of their Joint Energy Supply Plan (“ESP”) Update for 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.
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 NAC 704.9506 and 703.535. 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 requests that the Commission find that the updated load forecast used for this ESP Update is suitable for making planning decisions during the ESP Update period (2024). NV Energy additionally seeks that the Commission accept and approve NV Energy’s proposed power procurement/sales plans, physical gas procurement plan, gas transportation plan, gas hedging plan, coal procurement plan, and risk management strategy.
NV Energy states that the Joint Application represents NV Energy’s compliance with NAC 704.9239 and covers 2024, which is the remaining year of the three-year action plan that NV Energy filed as part of its IRP filed in Docket No. 21-06001.
Interested and affected persons may file comments or petitions for leave to intervene pursuant to NAC 703.578 through 703.600 on or before WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 11, 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:
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2023
Parties will appear and otherwise participate in the prehearing conference remotely via telephone. Members of the public can access the prehearing conference at the time noticed herein via the Commission’s live stream link on its website at https://puc.nv.gov.
Parties in this matter must obtain an access code for this telephonic prehearing conference by emailing Commission Administrative Attorney Chad Morabito at firstname.lastname@example.org no later than WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2023, at 2:00 p.m. Parties should provide the title/role in associated business or organization, and business address for each person who intends to participate in the prehearing conference.
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 Joint Application is available for public viewing at the Commission’s website: https://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
Assistant Commission Secretary
Dated: Carson City, Nevada
Pub Date: September 28, 2023 Ad # 37110