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

137 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

374 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

330 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

235 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

152 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.

PNM starts work on bird protection project

147 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – PNM will be removing a power line in the South Valley to better protect wildlife in the area. The line along the boundary of the Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge in the South Valley is unused right now.

Lawmakers want to study costs, benefits of public power

153 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — More than a dozen New Mexico lawmakers are petitioning state regulators to study the potential costs and benefits of publicly-owned electrical power for the state. The petition was made public Tuesday.