The move means Nevada must have electric vehicle charging infrastructure in place to accommodate one of its key visitor hubs.
Clark County will effectively pay 15,700 late power bills of Southern Nevadans who are struggling financially during the COVID-19 pandemic.
NV Energy will provide a $120 million payout to its customers as a one-time credit on their October bills, double the previously announced payout of $59.7 million.
Seven months into the shutdown, many Nevadans continue to trail on their bill payments. But moratoriums are now lifting and bills are coming due.
The Public Utilities Commission approved its first natural disaster infrastructure plan Wednesday and a statewide usage fee to pay for it.
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.