Nev. Admin. Code § 704.2785 - Contents of disclosure statement: Information relating to certain sales, energy sources and emissions

Current through March 28, 2022

1. The disclosure statement must disclose:
(a) The total number of megawatt-hours sold by the electric utility to retail customers in this State, which must be calculated by taking the sum of native generation and purchased power and reducing that sum by excluded sales; and
(b) For each energy source, the number of megawatt-hours generated from the energy source and the percentage that those megawatt-hours constitute of the total number of megawatt-hours sold by the electric utility to retail customers in this State. The energy sources must be identified in the disclosure statement as follows:
(1) Coal.
(2) Natural gas.
(3) Oil.
(4) Hydroelectric.
(5) Geothermal.
(6) Solar.
(7) Nuclear.
(8) Wind.
(9) Biofuel.
(10) Biomass.
(11) Other. The number of megawatt-hours generated from other energy sources must be calculated and disclosed in an aggregate amount. Each energy source contributing to the aggregate amount must be specified in the disclosure statement.
2. For the purposes of subsection 1, the electric utility shall consider:
(a) Its native generation to be consumed by its retail customers in this State, unless the electric utility identifies specific amounts of its native generation as part of its excluded sales;
(b) Its excluded sales to be generated by an average mix of the energy sources used for its native generation; and
(c) Its purchased power to be generated by an average mix of the energy sources used to generate electricity in the region consisting of Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming, unless the electric utility identifies specific amounts of its purchased power that are generated from specific energy sources.
3. The disclosure statement must disclose the average emissions of each of the following substances, as measured in pounds per megawatt-hour sold by the electric utility to retail customers in this State:
(a) High-level radioactive waste.
(b) Sulfur dioxide.
(c) Carbon dioxide.
(d) Carbon monoxide.
(e) Particulate matter.
(f) Volatile organic compounds.
(g) Oxides of nitrogen.
(h) Heavy metals.
(i) Any other substances which the Commission, in cooperation with the Division of Environmental Protection of the State Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, determines may cause a significant health or environmental impact and for which sufficiently accurate and reliable data is available.
4. For the purposes of subsection 3, the electric utility shall consider:
(a) Its native generation to be consumed by its retail customers in this State, unless the electric utility identifies specific amounts of its native generation as part of its excluded sales;
(b) The emissions attributable to its excluded sales to be an average mix of the emissions attributable to its native generation; and
(c) The emissions attributable to its purchased power to be an average mix of the emissions attributable to generation of electricity in the region consisting of Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming, unless the electric utility identifies specific emissions attributable to specific amounts of its purchased power.
5. The information disclosed in the disclosure statement pursuant to this section must be based upon data taken from a 12-month period that ends not more than 6 months before the date on which the electric utility first releases the disclosure statement to its retail customers.

Notes

Nev. Admin. Code § 704.2785
Added to NAC by Pub. Utilities Comm'n by R145-01, eff. 1-22-2002

NRS 703.025, 704.210, 704.763

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