CARSON CITY, NV - The Public Utilities Commission of Nevada (PUCN) is holding a consumer session to hear public comment regarding NV Energy's application to increase the rates of customers in Northern Nevada.
NV Energy filed an application with the PUCN to increase general rates charged to all classes of electric and gas customers, according to an official with PUCN.
NV Energy proposes to increase the average monthly residential bill by an estimate of $1.48, or 1.8 percent for Northern Nevada electric customers. NV Energy proposes to increase the monthly residential electric service charge from $9.25 to $15, according to an official with PUCN.
For Northern Nevada gas customers, NV Energy proposes to increase the average monthly residential bill an estimated $3.95, or 11.08 percent. NV Energy proposes to increase the monthly residential gas service charge from $8.50 to $10. The average system impact for all customer classes is an estimated 11.40 percent increase in rates, according to an official with PUCN.
The consumer session is scheduled for Wednesday, September 4, 2013 at 6:00 p.m.
It is scheduled to take place in Hearing Room A of the Public Utitlies Commission of Nevada, located at 1150 E. William St.