ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Xcel Energy says work is done on the Sagamore Wind Project, and the turbines will go online at the end of the month. Covering 100,000 acres, the wind farm is the largest in New Mexico and the second largest on the utility’s eight-state system.
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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – PNM and the Navajo Transitional Energy Company announced the signing of an agreement on Monday that PNM is exiting the Four Corners Power Plant seven years early. PNM states that the agreement unlocks about $100 million in customer savings and provides about $16 million in economic aid
In recent weeks, New Mexico has seen hazy skies from ongoing wildfires in neighboring states. Experts say they’re concerned this could become the new normal. While it has had a relatively calm fire season in New Mexico, it’s been a very active season in the greater western United States. That’s a
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. —AVANGRID will acquire the Public Service Company of New Mexico’s (PNM) parent company, PNM Resources, officials announced Wednesday. The merger intends to create a large, diversified national regulated utility and renewable energy platform.
On one of the hottest days this summer, Los Alamos County nearly ran out of power. The coal-fired San Juan Generating Station near Farmington unexpectedly went down, leaving the Los Alamos County Department of Public Utilities scrambling to make up the energy. Several other providers were unable to deliver power
LOS ALAMOS, N.M. — Natalie Aulwes of Los Alamos earned the title of 2020 National Gold Award Girl Scout—the highest honor participants can receive by being a Girl Scout. This is a prestigious title she shares with nine other teen activists from across the country who have exhibited leadership skills and created
Las Cruces will adopt a climate action plan focusing on reducing greenhouse gas emissions 19% by 2030. The city council unanimously approved the resolution during Monday’s meeting and will receive progress reports every two years.
Silver City, NM – To explore the expanded training and higher education options available to them, impacted mine employees and contractors flocked to the community’s first drive-thru training expo hosted by Western New Mexico University and Freeport-McMoRan on Wednesday afternoon.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — If hot and dry conditions persist, federal water managers warn that it’s possible Albuquerque could see its stretch of the Rio Grande go dry this fall.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Six states in the U.S. West that rely on the Colorado River to sustain cities and farms rebuked a plan to build an underground pipeline that would transport billions of gallons of water through the desert to southwest Utah.
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