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Nevada Power Company Achieves New System

Jun 29, 1999

Nevada Power
Contact: Sonya Headen / Lauran Watson
Phone: (702) 379-5370 / (702) 367-5610

For Immediate Release

Las Vegas -- Nevada Power Company (NYSE:NVP) announced today that a new record system peak of 3,933 megawatts was recorded Wednesday, June 30, at 5 p.m.

Last year's system peak occurred Tuesday, July 17, at 4 p.m. with a recording of 3,855 megawatts.

Nevada Power has an adequate supply of power. Each year the Company's customer demand for electricity grows. Since 1994, the peak demand has risen from 2,851 megawatts to 3,933 megawatts in 1999. The increase in demand can be equated to customer growth. Nevada Power has grown from more than 403,000 customers in 1994 to more than 569,016 customers in June 1999.

Nevada Power Company provides electricity and energy services to more than 1.4 million residents of Las Vegas and southern Nevada and is the nation's fastest-growing electric utility.