Nevada’s energy company is asking residents across the state to turn off their lights Tuesday and Wednesday afternoon.
Customers who aren’t paying, have a past-due balance and have not indicated they are facing financial hardships due to COVID-19 will have their power disconnected starting in September.
Moonwater Capital founder Ofir Hagay bought the power company’s Las Vegas headquarters at 6226 W. Sahara Ave., near Jones Boulevard, for $33.35 million.
The utility filed a request to reduce its revenue requirement by $120 million as part of the company’s plan to reduce energy costs for customers amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
With storage facilities filling up, the U.S. price of oil went below zero in April for the first time ever.
NV Energy is set to to file a $120 million reduction for customers in Southern Nevada. If approved, the reduction would go into effect Jan. 1, 2021.
NV Energy is temporarily expanding an energy bill assistance program to cover more customers facing financial hardships amid the coronavirus outbreak.
The Public Utilities Commission of Nevada is closing its Las Vegas and Carson City offices to the public “until further notice.”
NV Energy is temporarily suspending nonpayment-related disconnections as a growing number of customers face financial hardships from the coronavirus outbreak.
The average price of regular unleaded gasoline in Nevada Monday was $2.87 per gallon, down from $2.94 a month ago, according to AAA.
The city of North Las Vegas has agreed to remain an NV Energy customer for another five years in return for at least $1.25 million in payments or savings.
The supply agreement is set to be in place in time for the 2020 football season at the stadium, as well as the Raiders’ administrative facilities and practice facility in Henderson.