PNM wants to honor their linemen

48 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – PNM wants to thank the linemen who work to provide power to our communities every day. Tuesday, Apr. 18, is National Lineman Appreciation Day.

Supreme Court hears arguments on Navajo Nation water rights

86 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The Navajo Nation has taken its fight for water access to the U.S. Supreme Court. The court heard arguments Monday that the U.S. government has a duty to address Navajo water rights. The tribe wants access to water from the lower Colorado River that flows along

Safety precautions El Paso Electric customers can take during high winds

118 Views   The windy season is upon us in the Borderland, with heavy winds causing damage that includes power outages in the area. Scott Brocato spoke with Omar Gallegos, vice-president of transmission and distribution with El Paso Electric, about what they’ve had to deal with and what customers can do

PNM events to assist ABQ, Los Lunas customers with past-due bills

218 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — If you’re struggling with paying for utilities, PNM wants to help. PNM will be hosting two free assistance events this week. The first event is July 13, from 12-2 p.m., at the Alamosa Community Center, 6900 Gonzales Road SW in Albuquerque. The second event is July

Big US energy transmission projects inch closer to approval

471 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The U.S. government has finished another environmental review of a proposed multibillion-dollar transmission line that would send wind-generated electricity from rural New Mexico to big cities in the West. The U.S. Interior Department also announced Thursday plans to review two other projects designed to

New Mexico Gas Company performing sewer-line safety checks in Roswell

416 Views   ROSWELL, N.M. (KRQE) – New Mexico Gas Company will be performing sewer-line safety checks in Roswell beginning April 11. The company is starting a 3-year project in Roswell and surrounding communities where all customers’ residential and business sewer lines will receive a precautionary inspection.

PNM customers may no longer experience blackouts this summer

396 Views   “Getting the public thinking about these outages has allowed us to connect with emergency responders and state agencies in a way that we really didn’t expect to,” Eric Chavez, a spokesperson for PNM, said. ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — For months, the Public Service Company of New Mexico (PNM) has been

PNM works to avoid summer rolling blackouts

249 Views   NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – PNM says it has submitted a plan to the PRC to prevent rolling blackouts this summer. PNM anticipates having to institute rolling blackouts on peak days in order to prevent the system from failing.