CARSON CITY - NV Energy has filed an application with the PUCN to adjust general rates charged to all classes of electric and gas customers.

For northern Nevada electric customers, NV Energy proposes to increase the average monthly residential bill an estimated $1.48, or 1.8 percent.

NV Energy proposes to increase the monthly residential electric service charge from $9.25 to $15. The average system impact for all customer classes is an estimated 1.36 percent decrease in rates.

For northern Nevada gas customers, NV Energy proposes to increase the average monthly residential bill an estimated $3.95, or 11.08 percent.

NV Energy proposes to increase the monthly residential gas service charge from $8.50 to $10. The average system impact for all customer classes is an estimated 11.40 percent increase in rates.

Based on the evidence presented in the case, the commission may adopt rates either higher or lower than the rates proposed by NV Energy. Hearings on this application begin Oct. 7. Individuals with questions can contact the PUCN at (775) 684-6101.

Information about NV Energy's application can be found on the PUCN's website at puc.nv.gov. From the top navigational bar on the home page, select Dockets, followed by All Dockets. Scroll to docket numbers 13-06002, 13-06003 and 13-03005 and click View.