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Some 200 union workers rallied in rain Tuesday to protest planned reduced health care benefits for NV Energy retirees and cutbacks in the utility company's work force.
Table 5.6.A. Average Retail Price of Electricity to Ultimate Customers by End-Use Sector, by State, August 2010 and 2009
LAS VEGAS -- Nearly a month after an explosion in Downtown Las Vegas forced many businesses in the area to close their doors. One prepares to reopen, while another still struggle to find a temporary location to do business.
For months, the union representing utility linemen and others at NV Energy has been savaging management for what it said was an attempt to gut pension benefits for future retirees. “Shame on NV Energy” is the slogan of the union campaign.
Wednesday brought a first look at how Nevada's new electricity rate-recovery process will work, and that glimpse included word of a potential rate increase of just less than 5 percent for Southern Nevada customers of NV Energy.