Transportation Electrification Investment Authorization
Utilities must file a plan to accelerate transportation electrification in Nevada with the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) by September 1, 2021. Two or more utilities that share common ownership or transmission systems must include a plan to allocate up to $100,000,000 on transportation electrification. Plans must be designed to accelerate transportation electrification between January 1, 2022, and December 31, 2024. All plans must include:
- An Interstate Corridor Charging Depot Program to increase the availability of public charging infrastructure along state highways and support tourism;
- An Urban Charging Depot Program to help customers that are unable to charge vehicles at home or work;
- A Public Agency Electric Vehicle Charging Program to serve the public, workplace, and government fleet charging needs;
- A Transit, School Bus, and Transportation Electrification Custom Program to serve the needs of transit agencies, public schools, planning organizations, and commercial entities; and,
- An Outdoor Recreation and Tourism Program to support tourism and outdoor recreation entities.
Nevada Power Company, Nevada Energy (NV Energy), and Sierra Pacific Power Company submitted a joint plan to the PUC in 2021. For more information, see the NV Energy Economic Recovery Transportation Electrification Plan website. (Reference Senate Bill 448, 2021, and PUC Docket No. 21-09004)