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Public vs. Private Utilities

January 14, 2022 – Our Line Panelists share their opinion on a study to determine the feasibility of publicly owned utility companies. Are they more accountable to their customers than private electric companies? And what does the changing composition of the Public Regulations Commission mean for energy oversight in the future?

Gene Grant

Line Opinion Panelists:

Michael Bird, former President, American Public Health Association
Tom Garrity, Garrity Public Relations Group
Martha Burk, Political Psychologist and Author

For More Information:

NM Utility Regulators Skeptical of Study on Publicly Owned Electric Power – Santa Fe New Mexican

Group of Legislators Request Study About Creating Government-Run Electric Utilities – NM Political Report

PRC Asked by Legislators to Consider Public Utilities as Option for NM – Santa Fe New Mexican