July 2, 2015
The Reno-based utility says the new annual revenue is needed
because of increasing costs for fuel and power that it purchases.
The proposal includes a 32 million-dollar increase in electricity rates for Sierra's northern Nevada customers that would raise bills by about three percent, or just under three dollars a month, for typical residential customers using 715 kilowatt hours of electricity.
For natural gas customers in the Reno-Sparks area, a proposed 29
million-dollar increase would boost bills of typical natural
gas customers using 59 therms of gas by nearly 19 percent, or
another 12 dollars a month.
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