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The Line: PNM to Be Carbon Free by 2040

Line PNM Carbon Free

April 26, 2019 – Public Service Company of New Mexico celebrated Earth Day this week by announcing all of the utility’s electric generation will be carbon-free by the year 2040. That’s a full five years earlier than the state’s new Energy Transition Act requires. Host Gene Grant and The Line opinion panelists discuss what made the new timeline possible, and what impact it will have on the state’s economy, residents’ pocketbooks, and the environment.

 

Line Panelists:
Adrian Carver, Executive Director, Equality New Mexico
Dan Foley, NM House Republican Whip
Stephanie Maez, Executive Director, ProgressNow New Mexico
Kristelle Siarza, CEO, Siarza Social Digital

For Further Reading:

PNM to be carbon free five years sooner, by Kevin Robinson-Avila, Albuquerque Journal

PNM Chief: Utility will be emissions free 5 years ahead of schedule, by Steve Terrell, Santa Fe New Mexican

The Line: Group Files Request To Disqualify PRC Members From Voting On San Juan Generating Station

October 9, 2015 – New Energy Economy, a Santa Fe-based advocacy group, filed a request with the state Supreme Court this week to disqualify four Public Regulation Commission members from voting on the future of the San Juan Generating Station. Host Gene Grant discusses this case with this week’s Line opinion panelists.

LINE PANELISTS:
Merritt Allen, Vox Optima, LLC
Rob Nikolewski, Watchdog.org
Laura E. Sanchez-Rivét, Sanchez Legal Solutions
Harry Van Buren, professor at the UNM Anderson School of Management