A chilly January and recently implemented rate hikes has Southern Nevadans facing higher utility bills, and more rate hikes may be coming in April.
Tesla plans to invest an estimated $3.6 billion in battery and electric semi-truck manufacturing in Northern Nevada and create 3,000 jobs, the company announced Tuesday.
NV Energy is proposing a more than $800 million plan to advance the state’s energy independence.
The achievement will pave the way for advancements in national defense and the future of clean power, officials said.
The bills for electricity and gas will go up in January, with NV Energy customers in Southern Nevada seeing an average increase of 14.4 percent across all customer classes.
Southwest Gas implemented a rate increase Oct. 1 for its more than 700,000 customers in Southern Nevada.
Energy ministers cut production by a larger-than-expected 2 million barrels per day starting in November.
The state’s largest utility firm has mailed notices to Southern Nevadans announcing the rate increases that will take effect Oct. 1.
NV Energy requested more time to address questions raised over the proposed merger of its two subsidiaries.
Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry, who served as energy secretary in the Trump administration, stumped for U.S. Senate candidate Adam Laxalt in Las Vegas on Wednesday.
The effort to merge its two electric subsidiaries into one entity could impact how the state’s largest utility finances projects and how it is regulated.
Dangerous, prolonged heat has settled over the western part of the country. NV Energy is asking for help conserving power. California is warning of possible blackouts.
NV Energy says it is evaluating its energy supply during the heat wave but intentional brownouts or blackouts are unlikely to happen.
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If 11 states in the West join an energy collective called an RTO it could net the region thousands of jobs and billions of dollars, according to one economic impact study.