BEFORE THE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSI

89703 | 01/12/2019 | Ad id: 7-0000361965
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BEFORE THE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION OF NEVADA NOTICE OF APPLICATION On December 27, 2018, MEI-GSR Holdings LLC d/b/a Grand Sierra Resort ("Grand Sierra") filed with the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada ("Commission") an Application, designated as Docket No. 18-12018, to purchase energy, capacity, and/or ancillary services from a provider of new electric resources. This Notice serves only to notify the public that the Commission has received the above-referenced filing. It is the responsibility of interested persons to review the filing and monitor the proceedings to determine their desired levels of involvement based on how this matter may affect their unique situations. The details provided in this Notice are for informational purposes only and are not meant to be an all-inclusive overview of the filing. The Commission may consider and adopt alternative proposals not contained within the filing but which are related to the subject matter of the filing and supported by substantial evidence. Grand Sierra states that it intends to depart Sierra Pacific Power Company d/b/a NV Energy's ("Sierra Pacific") bundled electric service on October 1, 2019, or any other date approved by the Commission. Grand Sierra states that it is a non-governmental industrial end-use customer in the service territory of Sierra Pacific and that its annual energy consumption is approximately 45,000 megawatt hours. Grand Sierra states that it intends to take service from Tenaska Power Services Co. Grand Sierra filed the Application pursuant to the Nevada Revised Statutes ("NRS") and the Nevada Administrative Code ("NAC"), Chapters 703, 704, and 704B, including, but not limited to, NAC 704B.340 and 704B.380. Pursuant to NRS 703.190 and NAC 703.5274, Grand Sierra requests that certain information (relating to physical meter infrastructure, billing information, and meter load figures) in the Application be deemed commercially sensitive and kept confidential for a period of five years. Pursuant to NRS 704B.310, the Commission will evaluate the impact of Grand Sierra's departure on the remaining customers of the utility and determine whether, and to what extent, Grand Sierra should be subject to terms, conditions, or payments to ensure that approval of the Application will not be contrary to the public interest. Interested and affected persons may file petitions for leave to intervene pursuant to NAC 703.578 through 703.600 at either of the Commission's offices on or before WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 23, 2019. A person who wishes to participate as a commenter may file written comments pursuant to NAC 703.491. A commenter is not a party of record and shall not take any action that only a party of record may take. Pursuant to NAC 703.500, only parties of record are entitled to enter an appearance, introduce relevant evidence, examine and cross-examine witnesses, make arguments, make and argue motions and generally participate in the proceeding. The Application is available for public viewing at the Commission's website: http://puc.nv.gov; and at the offices of the Commission: 1150 East William Street, Carson City, Nevada 89701 and 9075 West Diablo Drive, Suite 250, Las Vegas, Nevada 89148. A person must request in writing to be placed on the service list for this proceeding in order to receive any further notices in this matter. By the Commission, /s/ TRISHA OSBORNE, Assistant Commission Secretary Dated: Carson City, Nevada 12/31/18 (SEAL) Pub: January 12, 2019 Ad #0000361965