Nevada Annual Rate Adjustment

Southwest Gas files the Nevada Annual Rate Adjustment (ARA) Application filing to establish or modify various surcharges such as the Accumulation of Deferred Interest (ADI) rate in Southern Nevada, Unrecovered Gas Cost Expense (UGCE) rates, system Shrinkage Rates for transportation customers, Imbalance Commodity and Reservation Charges used to calculate transportation customer excess imbalance charges, General Revenues Adjustment (GRA) rates, Conservation and Energy Efficiency (CEE) rates, Infrastructure Expansion Rates (IERs), and Contract Transition Adjustment Provision (CTAP) rate.
The Company makes this annual filing in November and the rate adjustments are effective July 1 of the following year.
Southwest Gas’ most recent Nevada ARA filing was made on November 15, 2023.  The rate adjustments will be effective July 1, 2024.
The average natural gas bill for Nevada customers is expected to decrease on a per therm basis compared to last year.  The estimated bill for an average southern or northern Nevada residential customer is shown in the table below.
Annual Average1
Summer Average2
Winter Average3
Southern Nevada
Northern Nevada
The estimated bills shown in the table above are based on the following average residential customer monthly usage. Your actual bill may be higher or lower depending on your specific usage.
1 Southern Nevada: 47 therms and Northern Nevada: 70 therms (October 2022 through September 2023)
2 Southern Nevada: 19 therms and Northern Nevada: 23 therms (October 2022 and May 2023 through September 2023)
3 Southern Nevada: 76 therms and Northern Nevada: 117 therms (November 2022 through April 2023)