The state Public Utilities Commission has approved a plan for NV Energy customers who don’t want a “smart meter” in their home.
Thousands of customers who don’t want one of NV Energy’s “smart meters” will pay for their decision.
NV Energy wants to charge you, whether you use a smart-meter or not.
Critics say Nevada’s largest utility is undercutting the spirit of legislation designed to spur renewable energy development by purchasing power from out-of-state sources.
An NV Energy employee who fell and died while working on power lines has been identified as Herbie Dempsey Goforth III, the Clark County Coroner’s Office said.
Nevada regulators have decided to halt some energy efficiency programs because they are not cost effective.
NV Energy customers will be allowed to reject so-called smart meters-for a price.
Scores of Nevadans say they should be allowed to “opt out” of smart meters being installed by NV Energy, without having to pay for the option.
NV Energy’s southern Nevada customers will see an increase in their electricity bills beginning in January.
NV Energy officials are defending their use of smart meters before the state Public Utilities Commission today.