PRC Approval of Major Renewable Energy Projects Means Bright Future for Four Corners Communities 

Over $1 billion in investments and 1,200 construction jobs expected for San Juan, McKinley, and Rio Arriba counties

Today, a coalition of Four Corners community and tribal organizations, conservationists, business, and social justice groups praised the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission for approving a suite of renewable energy investments, including 300 megawatts of solar and 130 megawatts of battery storage in the Central Consolidated School District, 300 megawatts of solar and 150 megawatts of battery storage in McKinley County, and 50 megawatts of solar and 20 megawatts of battery storage on Jicarilla Apache lands in Rio Arriba County.