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PNM Plan to Avoid Blackouts

2.24.2022 – New Mexico’s largest electrical utility is going to keep part of a coal-fired power plant in San Juan open a bit longer than planned. The company says it’s necessary to avoid rolling blackouts during the hottest summer months. The Line Opinion Panel unpacks what this seemingly minor setback could mean for the state’s long-term transition to renewable energy sources.

Host: Gene Grant

Line Opinion Panelists:

Tom Garrity, Garrity Group public relations

Cathryn McGill, founder and director, NM Black Leadership Council

TJ Trout, radio host, KKOB

For More Information:

San Juan Extension to Avoid Blackouts – Albuquerque Journal

PNM Press Release