NV Energy expects Ariz. plant to bring needed power

By Daniel Rothberg, Las Vegas Sun

As part of a pending sale with electricity generator Calpine, NV Energy plans to acquire an Arizona natural gas plant for $75.6 million and invest about $21 million in the facility.

The price was disclosed in a filing that NV Energy made with the Public Utilities Commission. The filing outlines forecasts for NV Energy’s Northern Nevada operations, which are conducted through its subsidiary, Sierra Pacific Power Co.

The filing was posted on the commission’s website Thursday and contains the utility’s proposed plan for meeting energy demands in the coming years.

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