Energy Companies Merging Identities

Sierra Pacific Power is merging identities with its sister company, Nevada Power, effective immediately, according to a news release from Sierra Pacific Resources, the parent company of both utilities.

The companies are being renamed NV Energy. The website is

Sierra Pacific Resources "also announced that it will seek shareholders' approval to amend its corporate charter to reflect a corporate name change from Sierra Pacific Resources to NV Energy, Inc.," stated the release. "Subject to shareholders' approval, Sierra Pacific Resources would assume the NV Energy name at the time of such approval."

Sierra Pacific serves customers in northern Nevada & eastern California. Nevada Power serves customers in southern Nevada. Together, they serve 2.4 million Nevadans.