Pending fuel-switch legislation could dramatically increase power rates.
CARSON CITY — NV Energy’s proposed “NVision” plan, currently being considered by legislators in Carson City, will increase the cost of electricity, does not include a cap on rate hikes caused by increases in natural gas prices and forces ratepayers to pay NV Energy for stockpiles of coal it has purchased but no longer wants to use. Those are the findings of a new NPRI analysis of Senate Bill 123, which contains the NVision plan.
CARSON CITY — State senators unanimously backed a bill Wednesday that would require NV Energy to close the Reid Gardner power plant near Glendale and replace it with cleaner power generating facilities.
A review of the bills still alive during the 2013 Legislative Session.