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NV Energy Seeks 400 to 700 Megawatts of Non-Technology-Specific Firm Capacity and Energy Resources

Feb 24, 2016

LAS VEGAS, Feb. 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- NV Energy has announced that it is seeking proposals to secure 400 to 700 megawatts of long-term firm capacity and energy resources for its customers, beginning in 2018. The resource need listed in this request for proposals is for summer peak planning capacity.

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This Request For Proposals is separate from the company's solicitation of proposals issued earlier today for 135-megawatts (nameplate capacity) of renewable energy.   

This proposal request for 400 to 700 megawatts of firm capacity is open to both conventional and renewable energy resources and can include an asset acquisition, power purchase agreement, tolling agreement or a toll with a purchase option for a minimum of 10 years.  The resources are needed, beginning the summer of 2018.

The bidding deadline for this new round of Request for Proposals is March 17, 2016.  The winning projects require approval of the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada. 

Additional details, bidding documents and response links can be found on the company's website at Open Resource RFP.

About NV Energy, Inc.
NV Energy, Inc., provides a wide range of energy services to 1.3 million customers throughout Nevada and nearly 40 million tourists annually. NV Energy is a holding company whose principal subsidiaries, Nevada Power Company and Sierra Pacific Power Company, do business as NV Energy. NV Energy is headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada. Information about NV Energy is available on the company's website, Twitter, Facebook and YouTube pages, which can be accessed via

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For further information: Mark Severts, 702-371-8652,