NV Energy Supported More Than 400 Nonprofits Statewide in 2012 with $6.1 Million in Funding

   NV Energy Supported More Than 400 Nonprofits Statewide in 2012 with $6.1
                              Million in Funding

PR Newswire

LAS VEGAS, Feb. 5, 2013

LAS VEGAS, Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- NV Energy and its Foundation
contributed $6.1 million last year, including multi-year commitments, to
support more than 400 nonprofits statewide. NV Energy provides funds to local
nonprofit organizations that support education, the environment, youth
development, arts and multi-cultural outreach, and health and human services.

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Standing behind NV Energy's philanthropic commitment were its employees, who
volunteered 39,500 hours to help nonprofits statewide.

"Giving back to the communities we serve is an important value we treasure at
NV Energy," said Michael Yackira, President and Chief Executive Officer for NV
Energy. "I'm proud of the contributions of our Foundation and our employees
that make a difference in Nevada."

Grants and sponsorships were given to more than 225 southern Nevada nonprofits
including the Rape Crisis Center, Heaven Can Wait Animal Sanctuary, Goodie Two
Shoes, Junior Achievement and 100 Black Men of Las Vegas.In northern Nevada,
more than 200 organizations received grants and sponsorships, including the
Nevada Humane Society, Committee to Aid Abused Women, Reno Chamber Orchestra,
Bristlecone Family Resources and the Tahoe Rim Trail.

For more information please visit nvenergy.com/community.

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


Website: http://www.nvenergy.com
Contact: Jennifer Davies (Las Vegas), JDavies@NVEnergy.com, +1-702-402-5252,
or Karl Walquist (Reno), KWalquist@NVEnergy.com, +1-775-834-3891
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