Date: Tuesday April 6th, 2021
Time: Call of chair, unknown
Committee: Assembly Growth & Infrastructure
– declaring the policy of this State concerning statewide reductions in net greenhouse gas emissions; requiring a gas utility to submit at certain times an Infrastructure, Supply and Alternatives Plan; allowing for an accelerated cost recovery for certain infrastructure replacement projects; requiring the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada to convene a public hearing on the Plan and to comply with certain requirements for such a hearing; requiring that all prudent and reasonable expenditures made by a gas utility to develop the Plan be recovered from rates charged to the customers of the gas utility; requiring the Commission to open an investigatory docket to examine the role of gas utilities in assisting the State in achieving its goal of reducing net greenhouse gas emission; requiring the Commission to prepare a report from the investigatory docket and transmit the report to the next regularly scheduled Legislative Session; repealing provisions authorizing a public natural gas utility to expand its infrastructure in certain situations
This bill would negatively impact Nevada’s energy consumers and even limit the right to choose the energy source that best works for them. This bill looks to impose restrictions and even goes as far to eliminate the use of gas appliances, furnaces, and various other residential and commercial applications in the state.
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