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NV Energy says outages 'highly likely' for some Carson-Minden and Kingsbury customers

  • Sep 28, 2021 3:07 pm GMT
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<p>NV Energy news release</p> <p>NV Energy continues to monitor fire weather conditions and a Public Safety Outage Management event is now highly likely for the PSOM zones of <location value="LU/us.nv.kinury" idsrc="">Kingsbury</location> and Carson-<location value="LU/us.nv.minden" idsrc="">Minden</location> area on <chron>Monday, September 27</chron> starting <chron>between 3 and 6 p.m.</chron> and ending on <chron>Tuesday, September 28</chron> at approximately <chron>4 p.m.</chron> This outage will impact approximately 600 customers.</p> <p>The outage timeframe includes the duration of the weather event and an estimate of how long it will take crews to inspect the lines for damage, vegetation or debris in order to begin safely restoring power. Please note that the restoration time may change based on weather conditions or if crews must make repairs to equipment. Impacted customers have been notified via phone, text and email messages.</p> <p>NV Energy will continue to monitor fire weather conditions and will provide regular updates on the status of the outage. Customers are encouraged to have an emergency plan in place. This PSOM event will be adjusted or cancelled if weather conditions change.</p> <p>PSOM is a key measure of defense to help protect the community and environment from wildfires. During a PSOM event, power is shut off for safety in order to help prevent power lines or debris blowing into power lines and other equipment from causing a wildfire when certain environmental conditions are met.</p> <p>NV Energy will open a drive-thru <org>Customer Resource Center</org> (CRC) during the PSOM event at the following location:</p> <p><location>Genoa Volunteer Fire Station</location>, <location>East Fork Station</location> #3 – <location>2298 Main Street</location>, <location value="LU/us.nv.genoa" idsrc="">Genoa</location>.</p> <p>The CRC will be open during the PSOM event from <chron>2:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.</chron> on <chron>September 27</chron> and <chron>9 a.m. to 4 p.m.</chron> or until power is restored on <chron>September 28</chron>, and offer charging devices, light snacks, water and outage updates.</p> <p>Additional information, including outage preparedness tips, PSOM criteria and maps of the impacted zones can be found online at <a href=""></a>.</p> <p>NV Energy provides a wide range of energy services to more than 1.5 million customers throughout <location value="LS/us.nv" idsrc="">Nevada</location> and a typical tourist population of 56 million annually. <org value="ACORN:2882303510" idsrc="">NV Energy, Inc.</org> is a holding company whose principal subsidiaries, <org value="ACORN:3785585552" idsrc="">Nevada Power Company</org> and <org value="ACORN:3343795324" idsrc="">Sierra Pacific Power Company</org>, do business as NV Energy. NV Energy is headquartered in <location value="LU/us.nv.lasveg" idsrc="">Las Vegas, Nevada</location>. Information about NV Energy is available on the company's website, Twitter, Facebook and YouTube pages, which can be accessed via <a href=""></a>.</p>

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