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View4/23/2014Customers within 702 area code must dial area code for local calls
View04/21/2014Consumer Session for Penoyer Valley Electric Application Scheduled April 29 in Rachel
View04/07/201410-Digit Dialing Mandatory Starting May 3 - Customers Within 702 Area Code Must Dial Area Code for Local Calls
View03/31/2014April is National Safe Digging Month - Seventh Annual Event Reminds Nevadans to Call 811 Before Starting any Digging Project
View03/19/2014Public Utilities Commission of Nevada Schedules Consumer Session on CenturyLink Service Application
View03/10/2014Save Water During Fix a Leak Week (March 17-23) - PUCN Supports EPA's WaterSense Program
View10/24/2013Pahrump Consumer Session Scheduled for Utilities Inc. of Central Nevada Resource Plan Amendment
View10/08/2013Public Utilities Commission of Nevada Schedules Consumer Session on MidAmerican's Application to Acquire NV Energy
View09/25/2013Public Utilities Commission Schedules General Consumer Sessions in Reno
View09/09/2013Public Utilities Commission Schedules General Consumer Sessions in Las Vegas
View09/05/2013Public Utilities Commission of Nevada Schedules Consumer Session on Rio Virgin Telephone Co. Rate Application
View09/05/2013Consumer Session Scheduled on Southwest Gas Corporation's Annual Rate Adjustment Application
View08/30/2013Lifeline Awareness Week (Sept. 9-15) - PUCN Promotes "Staying Connected" Through Lifeline Awareness Week in Nevada
View08/27/2013Public Utilities Commission of Nevada Schedules Consumer Session on Proposed NV Energy Electric, Gas Rate Adjustments
View08/14/2013Public Utilities Commission of Nevada Names Carolyn Tanner General Counsel
View08/01/2013Public Utilities Commission of Nevada Schedules Consumer Session on Humboldt Telephone Co. Rate Application
View07/26/201310-Digit Dialing Allowed Starting Aug. 3 - Transition Period Begins in Program to Implement Southern Nevada's New Area Code in 2014
View06/25/2013Consumer Session Scheduled on NV Energy's Deferred Energy Rate Adjustment Application
View03/28/2013April is National Safe Digging Month - Public Utilities Commission of Nevada Supports Efforts of Nevada Regional Common Ground Alliance
View03/13/2013Save Water During Fix a Leak Week (March 18-24) - Public Utilities Commission of Nevada Supports EPA's WaterSense Program
View03/12/2013Pahrump Consumer Session Scheduled for Utilities, Inc. of Central Nevada Rate Increase Application
View11/27/2012Public Utilities Commission Approves Trial Smart Meter Opt-Out Program
View11/15/2012PUCN Approves Second Area Code (725) in Southern Nevada to Avoid Number Shortage
View10/02/2012Public Utilities Commission Schedules General Consumer Sessions
View09/18/2012Consumer Sessions Scheduled on Petition to Implement New Area Code in Southern Nevada
View09/12/2012Consumer Session Scheduled on Southwest Gas Corporation's Annual Rate Adjustment Application
View08/31/2012PUCN Promotes 'Staying Connected' Through Lifeline Awareness Week in Nevada
View07/16/2012Consumer Session Scheduled on Southwest Gas General Rate Adjustment
View07/09/2012Consumer Session Scheduled on Sierra Country Water Co.'s Application to Operate as a Public Utility
View06/18/2012Consumer Session Scheduled on NV Energy's Deferred Energy Rate Adjustment Application
View05/29/2012Public Utilities Commission of Nevada Appoints New Utilities Hearing Officer - Don Lomoljo Replacing Nancy Wenzel
View03/28/2012April is National Safe Digging Month - Public Utilities Commission of Nevada supports efforts of Nevada Regional Common Ground Alliance
View02/28/2012Public Utilities Commission of Nevada Schedules Consumer Session on Spring Creek Utilities Rate Application
View02/28/2012Public Utilities Commission of Nevada Schedules Consumer Session on Cherry Creek Water District Rate Application
View02/22/2012Public Utilities Commission to Discuss Investigation Report at Feb. 29 Special Agenda Meeting
View01/03/2012Public Utilities Commission of Nevada Consumer Division offers expanded customer service hours
View12/12/2011Smart Meter Program - Public Utilities Commission asks NV Energy to submit 'opt-out' proposals; second workshop scheduled Jan. 18
View11/04/2011Public Utilities Commission Schedules Smart Meter Workshop; Sets Deadlines for Written Comments
View10/05/2011Public Utilities Commission of Nevada Schedules Consumer Session on NV Energy's Rate Increase Application
View09/26/2011Public Utilities Commission to Hold General Consumer Sessions in Reno
View09/26/2011Public Utilities Commission to Hold General Consumer Sessions in Las Vegas
View09/22/2011Public Utilities Commission Approves Two Amonix Inc. Portfolio Enegy Credit-Only Contracts
View09/12/2011Public Utilities Commission to Hold Consumer Session on Southwest Gas Corporation Rate Adjustment Application
View06/24/2011Public Utilities Commission to Hold Consumer Session June 30
View06/24/2011Public Utilities Commission to Hold Consumer Session June 30
View05/18/2011Public Utilities Commission to Hold Consumer Session in Pahrump
View02/17/2011Public Utilities Commission to Hold Consumer Session in Las Vegas, Reno and Elko
View12/07/2010Public Utilities Commission to Hold Consumer Session in Reno and Las Vegas
View11/01/2010Public Utilities Commission to Move to New Las Vegas Location
View09/08/2010Public Utilities Commission to Hold Consumer Session for Sierra Pacific Power Company's Application to Increase Rates
View09/07/2010Can't Pay your Phone Bill? Stay Connected with Telephone Assistance.
View09/02/2010Public Utilities Commission to Hold Consumer Session for Shoshone Estates Water Company's Application to Increase Rates
View07/21/2010Public Utilities Commission to Hold Consumer Session for Sky Ranch Water Service Corp.'s Application to Increase Rates
View07/02/2010Public Utilities Commission to Hold Consumer Session for NV Energy's Application for Deferred Energy Accounting Adjustment
View04/30/2010Commissioner Wagner to be Keynote Speaker at Technical Society Spring Dinner
View03/08/2010Public Utilities Commission to Hold Consumer Session in Pahrump
View11/23/2009Grant to Assist PUCN With Increased Green Energy Workload
View11/13/2009PUCN to Hold General Consumer Session Thursday in Las Vegas
View10/29/2009PUCN to Hold General Consumer Session Tuesday in Reno
View10/07/2009Public Utilities Commission of Nevada Announces Promotions
View09/24/2009PUCN to Hold Consumer Session on Proposed UIN Water Rate Increase
View09/16/2009PUCN Names New Executive Director
View09/09/2009PUC Encourages Consumers to Stay Connected with Telephone Assistance
View07/21/2009PUC Schedules Consumer Session on Southwest Gas Cases
View07/10/2009PUC Schedules Consumer Session on Southwest Gas Cases
View07/10/2009PUC Schedules Consumer Session on Southwest Gas Cases
View07/08/2009PUC to Hold Consumer Session Wednesday in Las Vegas
View06/10/2009PUC Votes to Lower Mill Tax on Utilities to Historical Low
View06/09/2009PUC to Hold Consumer Session on NV Energy Rate Decrease
View04/29/2009NV Energy Meets Renewable Energy Standard for the First Time
View04/03/2009Dutchman Acres Water Increase to be Topic of Consumer Session
View03/30/2009PUC to Hold Two Consumer Sessions on NV Energy Rate Increase
View03/05/2009PUC Hearings on White Pine Energy Station Cancelled
View02/27/2009PUC to Hold Ely Consumer Session on White Pine Energy Station
View02/09/2009Indian Springs Water Increase to be Topic of Consumer Session
View12/30/2008PUC to Hold Consumer Session on Edgewood Water Rate Increase
View11/07/2008PUC to Hold General Consumer Session Thursday in Las Vegas
View10/28/2008PUC to Hold General Consumer Session Monday in Sparks
View10/22/2008Spring Creek Water Increase to be Topic of Consumer Session
View10/16/2008Railroad Safety Near School to be Topic of Consumer Session
View09/10/2008PUC to Hold Consumer Session on Indian Springs Water Increase
View09/10/2008PUC to Hold Consumer Session on Pahrump Utility Rate Increase
View09/08/2008PUC to Hold Consumer Session on Southwest Gas Rate Decrease - Carson City
View09/08/2008PUC to Hold Consumer Session on Southwest Gas Rate Decrease - Las Vegas
View07/10/2008Future Energy Prices to be Discussed at PUC Consumer Session
View06/30/2008PUC Adopts Curtailment Policies for Irrigation Customers
View06/25/2008PUC to Discuss Future of Natural Gas Prices at Consumer Session
View06/04/2008PUC Votes to Keep Mill Tax on Utilities the Same as Last Year
View03/17/2008Public Utilities Commission to Hold Consumer Session in Reno
View03/14/2008PUC Fines Illegal Telephone Provider $100,000
View03/12/2008Scam Targets Carson City Spanish-Speaking Phone Customers
View02/01/2008PUC Introduces New System to Make Online Services Easier to Use.
View01/18/2008PUC Efforts Pay Off in Reducing Energy Consumption
View12/05/2007PUC to Hear Presentation on Carbon Sequestration
View11/28/2007PUC Approves Slight Decrease to Sierra Pacific Gas Rates
View11/14/2007New Media Contact for Public Utilities Commission of Nevada
View10/29/2007PUC Requests Briefing Over Future Natural Gas Supplies
View10/24/2007Rate Decrease for Southwest Gas Customers Approved by PUC
View10/22/2007PUC to Receive Briefing on Runaway Chlorine Car
View10/15/2007PUC to Hold Session on Nevada's Future Energy Needs
View10/15/2007PUC to Hold Session on Nevada's Future Energy Needs
View09/18/2007PUC to Hold Consumer Sessions on Sierra Pacific Gas Cases
View09/12/2007PUC to Hold Consumer Session in Spring Creek
View08/15/2007Public Utilities Commission to Hold Consumer Session in Carson City on Southwest Gas Proposal to Lower Rates
View08/15/2007Public Utilities Commission to Hold Consumer Session in Las Vegas on Southwest Gas Proposal to Lower Rates
View08/08/2007Media Advisory: New Media Contact for Public Utilities Commission of Nevada
View06/06/2007PUC Reduces Annual Regulatory Assessment on Regulated Utilities
View05/23/2007PUC Rate Decision Invests in Southern Nevada's Growth
View04/20/2007PUC Continues to Reduce Energy Consumption
View03/22/2007PUC Approves More Solar For Nevada
View03/16/2007Public Utilities Commission to Hold Consumer Session in Reno
View03/12/2007PUC Appoints New Safety Division Manager
View03/08/2007PUC Safety Program Earns Another Perfect Score
View03/05/2007PUC Appoints New Utilities Hearings Officer
View02/23/2007Public Utilities Commission to Hold Consumer Sessions in Las Vegas
View02/08/2007PUC Approves Renewable Power Purchase Agreements
View12/28/2006PUC Appoints New General Counsel
View12/21/2006PUC Reduces Energy Consumption
View11/06/2006Public Utilities Commission To Hold General Consumer Session In Las Vegas
View09/13/2006Public Utilities Commission Approves Settlement For The Sale And Purchase Of Portfolio Energy Credits
View08/23/2006Public Utilities Commission To Hold Consumer Session In Reno
View08/22/2006Public Utilities Commission Set to Approve Renewable Power Purchase Agreement
View08/09/2006Public Utilities Commission Approves Additional Conservation Efforts
View08/09/2006Public Utilities Commission Approves Flat Line Budget For 2007-2009 Biennium
View07/25/2006Utility Complaints Can Now Be Filed Via Internet
View07/07/2006Public Utilities Commission Announces Acceptance Of Electronic Payments
View06/07/2006Public Utilities Commission Reduces Annual Regulatory Assessment On Regulated Utilities
View05/24/2006Public Utilities Commission Approves Expansion Of Sierra’s Northern Gas Service Territory
View05/10/2006Public Utilities Commission Approves Permit To Construct The Stillwater 2 Geothermal Plant
View04/27/2006Public Utilities Commission Approves Water District Agreement
View04/27/2006Public Utilities Commission Approves Tuscarora Gas Rate Settlement.
View04/26/2006Public Utilities Commission Reduces Sierra Pacific Power’s Revenue Requirement By Approximately $10 Million
View04/19/2006Public Utilities Commission Of Nevada Debriefed On Broadband Investment And Consumer Choice Act
View04/12/2006Public Utilities Commission Of Nevada Reduces Sierra Pacific Power’s Rate Increase Request By 3 Percent
View03/28/2006Public Utilities Commission To Hold Consumer Session In Spring Creek
View03/21/2006 Public Utilities Commission to Hold Consumer Session in Cold Springs
View02/28/2006Public Utilities Commission to Synchronize Rate Changes. Consumers Will Save $850,000
View02/24/2006Public Utilities Commission to Hold Consumer Session in Las Vegas
View02/06/2006 Public Utilities Commission Safety Program Earns Another Perfect Score
View01/31/2006Public Utilities Commission of Nevada Approve Conservation Incentive Plan
View01/11/2006Public Utilities Commission of Nevada to Hold Consumer Sessions in Reno
View01/11/2006Public Utilities Commission of Nevada to Hold Consumer Sessions in Elko
View12/02/2005Public Utilities Commission to Hold General Consumer Session in Reno
View11/23/2005Public Utilities Commission to Hold General Consumer Sessions in Las Vegas
View11/07/2005Public Utilities Commission of Nevada Ask Federal Commissions to Intensify Efforts
View10/27/2005Letter to Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Regarding Volatile Natural Gas Prices
View10/27/2005Letter to Commodity Futures Trading Commission Regarding Volatile Natural Gas Prices
View10/27/2005Public Utilities Commission of Nevada Tackles Skyrocketing Natural Gas Prices
View09/28/2005Public Utilities Commission to Hold Consumer Session in Reno
View09/26/2005Orum on Energy Prices/Wholesale Natural Gas Costs to Be Conducted At The Offices of The Public Utilities Commission And Elko General Hospital
View07/20/2005Public Utilities Commission to Hold Consumer Session in Sparks
View04/01/2005Public Utilities Commission to Hold Consumer Sessions in Reno
View02/23/2005Public Utilities Commission Approves Nevada Power Solar Projects
View02/23/2005Public Utilities Commission Approves Newmont/Sierra Pacific Coal Power Plant Agreement
View02/16/2005Public Utilities Commission to Hold Consumer Sessions in Las Vegas
View02/03/2005Public Utilities Commission Safety Program Earns Another Perfect Score
View12/16/2004Public Utilities Commission To Hold General Consumer Session
View12/15/2004Public Utilities Commission To Hold General Consumer Session
View11/10/2004Public Utilities Commission Encourages Development Of Renewable Energy In Resource Plan
View10/13/2004Public Utilities Commission Approves New Renewable Energy Contract
View09/29/2004Public Utilities Commission Approves Regulations To Assist Development Of Renewables
View08/18/2004Public Utilities Commission To Hold Consumer Session
View08/12/2004Public Utilities Commission To Hold Consumer Session
View07/21/2004Public Utilities Commission Grants Preliminary Approval Of Barrick Power Project
View06/17/2004Public Utilities Commission Chairman Names New Policy Manager
View06/16/2004Public Utilities Commission Announces Promotions In Las Vegas Consumer Complaint Resolution Division
View05/27/2004Public Utilities Commission To Hold Consumer Sessions
View05/26/2004Public Utilities Commission Lowers Mill Tax On Utilities, Ratepayers To Benefit
View04/28/2004Washoe Tribe To Be First Solar Demonstration Program Participant
View04/28/2004Public Utilities Commission Adopts New Renewable Energy Regulations To Encourage Development
View04/08/2004Public Utilities Commission Adopts Renewable Energy Regulations
View04/05/2004Public Utilities Commission Chairman Names New Director
View03/31/2004Public Utilities Commission Approves Resolution - Casino To Move Forward With On-Site Generation
View03/29/2004Public Utilities Commission Director Of Regulatory Operations To Retire
View02/26/2004Public Utilities Commission To Hold Consumer Sessions
View12/19/2003Public Utilities Commission Announces Promotions
View12/17/2003Public Utilities Commission Adopts Innovative Rules For On-Site Generators
View11/26/2003Public Utilities Commission To Hold Consumer Session In Las Vegas
View11/24/2003Public Utilities Commission To Hold Consumer Session In Reno
View11/19/2003Public Utilities Commission Promotes Attorneys
View11/12/2003Public Utilities Commission Approves Construction Of New Power Plants For Nevada Power
View10/29/2003Public Utilities Commission Takes Action To Facilitate Nevada Utilities' Appeal Of Enron Judgment
View10/02/2003Public Utilities Commission Names Alaina Burtenshaw Staff Counsel
View10/01/2003Public Utilities Commission Approves 2.9% Decrease In Sierra Pacific Power's Natural Gas Rates; Public Utilities Commission Expands Nevada Power Company's Air Conditioning Load Management Program
View10/01/2003Public Utilities Commission Expands Nevada Power Company's Air Conditioning Load Management Program
View08/22/2003Nevada Rural Communities Benefit From Telecommunications Projects Approved By Public Utilities Commission
View08/15/2003Public Utilities Commission Schedules Consumer Session On Sierra Pacific Purchased Gas Adjustment Case
View08/05/2003Public Utilities Commission Schedules Consumer Sessions For Southwest Gas Purchased Gas Adjustment Rate Case
View06/12/2003Public Utilities Commission Advances Middle Ground On Regional Transmission Issues
View05/29/2003Public Utilities Commission Lowers Mill Tax On Utilities, Ratepayers Benefit From Lower Pass-Through Charges
View05/28/2003New Power Plants In Southern Nevada, June 2003 Update
View05/19/2003Public Utilities Commission Approves Lower Sierra Pacific Power Rates
View05/19/2003 Lower Electric Rates Effective Today
View05/13/2003Public Utilities Commission Approves Lower Nevada Power Rates, Closes Book On Decisions Made During Western Energy Crisis
View05/09/2003Public Utilities Commission Requests Comments On RTO Principles, Advocates Middle Ground On Regional Transmission Issues
View04/30/2003Public Utilities Commission Schedules Consumer Session For Sierra Pacific Power's Deferred Energy Rate Case
View04/17/2003Public Utilities Commission Approves Trial Time-Of-Use Rates For Nevada Power Customers
View04/17/2003Public Utilities Commission Adopts Plain English Noticing Regulations
View04/04/2003Public Utilities Commission Approves Three Nevada Power Company Filings That Continue Positive Direction Of The Utility
View03/31/2003Nevada To Host Western Conference Of Public Service Commissioners Annual Meeting; Public Utilities Commission Approves Exit Of Nine Large Customers, Remaining Customers Benefit And Nevada Power Company Made Whole
View03/21/2003Public Utilities Commission Approves Contracts Between Nevada's Electric Utilities And Nation's Third Largest Solar Electric Generating Station
View03/06/2003Public Utilities Commission Approves Renewable Energy Contracts
View02/26/2003Public Utilities Commission Energy Conservation Tip Of The Month: Adjusting Your Window Shades
View01/30/2003Public Utilities Commission Consumer Complaint Resolution Division Assists Record Number Of Consumers In 2002
View01/28/2003Public Utilities Commission Schedules Consumer Sessions For Nevada Power's Deferred Energy Rate Case
View01/16/2003Public Utilities Commission Names Richard Hinckley General Counsel
View01/13/2003Public Utilities Commission Energy Conservation Tip Of The Month: Weatherizing Your Home
View12/23/2002Public Utilities Commission Approves Rate Decrease For Natural Gas Customers Of Sierra Pacific
View12/18/2002Public Utilities Commission Promotes Attorneys Tammy Cordova And Donald Lomoljo
View12/05/2002Energy Conservation Tip Of The Month: Winter Thermostat Setting
View12/01/2002Public Utilities Commission To Hold Consumer Sessions In Las Vegas
View11/20/2002Public Utilities Commission Adopts Renewable Energy Credit Regulations
View11/07/2002Proposed Standard Market Design Rule Concerns Nevada Commission
View11/01/2002Public Utilities Commission To Hold Consumer Session In Reno
View09/26/2002Public Utilities Commission Adopts Regulations To Encourage Public Participation
View08/23/2002Public Utilities Commission Schedules Consumer Session In Elko
View08/12/2002Public Utilities Commission Approves Flat Line Budget For 2003-2005 Biennium
View07/09/2002Energy Conservation Encouraged By Public Utilities Commission
View07/01/2002Public Utilities Commission Encourages Energy Conservation
View06/14/2002Public Utilities Commission Approves Construction Of Transmission Line
View06/07/2002Public Utilities Commission Gives Nevada Power Authority To Begin Major Construction On Phase Two Of Centennial Project
View05/31/2002Public Utilities Commission Renewable Energy Regulations Approved By Legislative Commission
View05/26/2002Public Utilities Commission Issues Draft Order In Sierra Pacific Power Company Rate Cases
View05/16/2002Public Utilities Commission Grants Geothermal Permit
View05/16/2002Public Utilities Commission Lowers Annual Assessment Rate
View05/08/2002Public Utilities Commission Adopts Renewable Energy Regulations
View05/07/2002Public Utilities Commission Agenda Meetings Available On Web Site
View05/02/2002Public Utilities Commission Encourages Energy Conservation
View04/18/2002Public Utilities Commission Orders Investigation Into Sierra Pacific Power's Billing Process
View04/18/2002Public Utilities Commission Orders Investigation Into Nevada Power's Billing Process
View04/17/2002Public Utilities Commission Orders Investigation Into Nevada Power's Recent Electric Reliability Problem
View03/27/2002Public Utilities Commission Lowers Nevada Power's Rates
View03/20/2002Public Utilities Commission Advances Renewable Energy Regulation
View02/25/2002Public Utilities Commission Moves To Simplify Notices
View01/31/2002Nevada Assists Federal Railroad Administration With Train Inspections For Olympics
View01/24/2002Public Utilities Commission Approves Rate Decrease For Southwest Gas
View01/23/2002Public Utilities Commission Adds Additional Consumer Session
View11/20/2001Public Utilities Commission Sets General Consumer Sessions
View11/07/2001Public Utilities Commission Sets Consumer Sessions For Nevada Power Company Rate Case
View11/05/2001Public Utilities Commission Lowers Sierra Pacific Power Company's Gas Rate Hike Request
View10/29/2001Public Utilities Commission Sets Hearing Schedule For Nevada Power Company's Rate Case Filing
View10/10/2001Public Utilities Commission Moves To Take Action On Electricity Contracts
View07/12/2001Public Utilities Commission Successfully Conserves Energy
View07/03/2001Public Utilities Commission Encourages Energy Conservation
View06/28/2001Public Utilities Commission Approves New Transmission Line
View05/25/2001Public Utilities Commission Of Nevada Approves Annual Assessment Rate
View05/23/2001Nevada Pipeline Safety Program Scores 100 Percent On Federal Evaluation
View05/17/2001Public Utilities Commission To Intervene In Tuscarora Gas Transmission Company's Application For Pipeline Expansion
View03/22/2001Public Utilities Commission To Intervene In Power Plant Sales At Federal Level
View03/08/2001Public Utilities Commission Of Nevada Moves To Halt Sale Of Power Plants
View02/15/2001Public Utilities Commission To Expedite Load-Shedding Review
View02/09/2001Public Utilities Commission Dismisses Complaints Against Delinquent Companies
View02/08/2001Public Utilities Commission Moves To Intervene In Federal Electric Power Market Issues