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Nevada PUC Says Feds Don't Owe NV Energy Exit Fee

The Nevada Public Utilities Commission ruled that a federal installation’s decision to switch from an investor-owned utility (IOU) to a nonprofit cooperative for its electric service didn’t invoke a state law that requires the payment of an exit fee when a large-volume customer switches electric service providers. The commission said the federal missile test site had never been included within NV Energy’s territory.

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Will Boulder be the last city to go muni? Don’t bet on it.

When the goals of a utility and its host community aren’t in sync, breakups happen.