BEFORE THE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSI

89505 | 04/20/2019 | Ad id: 7-0000409596
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BEFORE THE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION OF NEVADA NOTICE OF AMENDED APPLICATION On November 28, 2018, Boyd Gaming Corporation ("Boyd") filed with the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada ("Commission") an Application, designated as Docket No. 18-11039, to purchase energy, capacity, and/or ancillary services from a provider of new electric resources. On January 24, 2019, Boyd filed an amendment to its Application updating the date it intends to start taking services from its provider of new electric resources (the "Amended Application"). This Notice serves only to notify the public that the Commission has received the above-referenced filings. It is the responsibility of interested persons to review the filings and monitor the proceedings to determine their desired levels of involvement based on how this matter may affect their unique situations. The details provided within 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. Boyd is the owner and operator of numerous hotels, casinos, and related facilities located in Nevada Power Company d/b/a NV Energy's ("NPC") service territory. Boyd states that it intends to depart NPC's bundled electric service on October 1, 2019. Boyd further states that each of its facilities that are the subject of its Amended Application are eligible nongovernmental end-use customers of NPC that annually consume more than the qualifying minimum of 8,760,000 kilowatt hours of energy. Boyd estimates that its current combined annual load is 231,500 megawatt hours. Boyd provides that it has selected Tenaska Power Services Co. as its provider of new electric resources. Boyd 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, NRS 704B.310, NAC 704B.310, and NAC 704B.340. Pursuant to NAC 704B.340(2) and NAC 703.5274, Boyd requests that certain information in the Application pertaining to customer specific billing and meter information, meter locations, granular electricity consumption data, and potential counterparty information be deemed commercially sensitive and kept confidential for a period of five years or as long as otherwise lawfully allowed. Boyd also requests a protective order for this information. Pursuant to NRS 704B.310, the Commission will evaluate the impact Boyd's departure on the remaining customers of the utility and determine whether, and to what extent, Boyd 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, APRIL 24, 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 at: 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 04/08/19 (SEAL) Publication: April 20, 2019 Ad #0000409596