NV Energy's 2010 corporate sustainability report shows Las Vegas-based utility reduced GHG emissions per customer by 29% from 2000 levels, cut power generation at its coal-fired power plants

LAS VEGAS , August 23, 2011 (press release) – NV Energy (NYSE:NVE - News) has released its Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Report for 2010, outlining the company's commitment to creating long-term sustainable value. The report summarizes NV Energy's achievements in multiple areas, including environmental management, renewable energy, community engagement, workforce development and conservation.

Highlights from the report include:

Reduced GHGs per customer by 29 percent over year 2000 levels.
Made significant reductions in emissions, particularly targeting opacity reductions at the company's coal-fired units.
Continued to deliver "best in class" service reliability.
Increased conservation options for customers.

"Sustainable performance starts with dedicated employees doing what is right for all constituents," said Michael Yackira, NV Energy President and Chief Executive Officer. "Doing business in a way that is good for all our stakeholders, including our employees, our customers and our community has long lasting benefits for both our company and our environment."

Read the full report at http://www.nvenergy.com/sustainability

Headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada, NV Energy, Inc. is a holding company with principal subsidiaries, Nevada Power Company and Sierra Pacific Power Company, doing business as NV Energy. Serving a combined 45,592-square-mile service territory, NV Energy provides a wide range of energy services and products to approximately 2.4 million citizens of Nevada and nearly 40 million tourists annually.

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