April 25, 2018

The Nevada Public Utilities Commission, which is tasked with regulating the state’s monopoly utilities, has put out a 109-page report detailing a litany of things that could go wrong if voters again approve at the ballot box in November a constitutional amendment creating a free market for electricity.

In 2016 voters approved the Energy Choice Initiative by an overwhelming 72.4 percent to 27.6 percent. Because the measure would amend the state Constitution it is back on the ballot this fall for final voter approval, but this time around a coalition headed by the state’s largest power monopoly, NV Energy, has vowed to spend $30 million to defeat it.

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Nevadans faced with choice on 2018 ballot

NV Energy has been the only option Nevada residents have when it comes to purchasing electricity since 1919. At that time, the people of Nevada chose to trust a public utility with the state's power infrastructure and costs. Nevadans knew that it would be most economical for one company to...