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Energy Electricity Net Generation Megawatt Hours 37,967,304 MWh
Total Nameplate Capacity of Generation Fleet, 2012 13,218 MW
Nameplate Capacity Built Before 1980 3,564 MW
Percent Capacity Built Before 1980 27%
Average Retail Price of Electricity 8.46ยข/kWh
Electricity Generated from Coal 3%
Electricity Generated from Natural Gas 62%
Electricity Generated from Nuclear Energy 0%
Electricity Generated from Hydroelectric 8%
Electricity Generated from Geothermal Energy 10%
Electricity Generated from Petroleum 0%
Electricity Generated from Solar Energy 16%
Electricity Generated from Biomass 0%
Electricity Generated from Wind 1%
Electricity Generated from Other Sources 0%
Name
Brian Sandoval
Party Affiliation
Republican
Assumed Office
2011-01-03
Name
Public Utilities Commission of Nevada
Abbreviation
PUCN
Year Established
1911
Associated ISO or RTO
None
Regulated Services
["Electricity", "Natural Gas", "Rail", "Telecommunications", "Water"]
Number of Seats
3
Staff Size
90
Current Commissioner Count
3
Term Length in Years
4 Years
Term Limit
false
Name
Nevada Legislature
Session Length in Months
4
Session Start Date
Session End Date