Las Vegas data center company Switch does more than just house data centers; the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada argues it also acts as a public utility.
A group of members from Pahrump-based utility Valley Electric Association say the cooperative is refusing to let them oust the current board.
After years of watching some of its largest customers drop off one by one, NV Energy is fighting back. Twenty Nevadan entities have taken steps to leave the utility for another energy provider since 2005, with various entities searching for lower costs and more renewable resources.
Kathleen Keyes is set to be elected to Valley Electric Association’s board Thursday. She is moving in as dozens of members work to oust the directors who were in charge during a series of sexual harassment and embezzlement allegations.
Richard Peck, the owner of Kenai, Alaska-based management consulting and renewable energy business Utility Innovations Plus, said he’s looking forward to bringing “peace and tranquility” to the Pahrump-based electric utility and the cooperative’s roughly 17,500 members.