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Sierra Pacific Resources Schedules Webcast for April 2

Mar 27, 2003

Sierra Pacific Resources
Contact: Karl Walquist
Phone: 775-834-3891

For Immediate Release

Las Vegas -- Senior management of Sierra Pacific Resources (NYSE: SRP) will provide an update on company issues during a conference call and webcast on Wednesday, April 2, at 7 a.m. Pacific Standard Time.

Interested parties can access a webcast of the call with the following link:

The webcast will also be accessible on the Sierra Pacific Resources'web site at:

An archived version of the webcast will remain on the Sierra Pacific Resources web site for approximately one month following the live webcast. To listen to a recording of the call by telephone, call 1- 888-211-2648 and use the conference call ID number, 3306523 to access the recording.

Headquartered in Nevada, Sierra Pacific Resources is a holding company whose principal subsidiaries are Nevada Power Company, the electric utility for most of southern Nevada, and Sierra Pacific Power Company, the electric utility for most of northern Nevada and the Lake Tahoe area of California. Sierra Pacific Power Company also distributes natural gas in the Reno-Sparks area of northern Nevada. Other subsidiaries include the Tuscarora Gas Pipeline Company, which owns 50 percent interest in an interstate natural gas transmission partnership.