Tag Archives: PNM

Sections of Albuquerque Have Been “In the Dark”

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May 17, 2019 – Unlit streetlights can be a big problem—with fatal consequences.  KUNM’s Marisa Demarco has been tracking problems in Albuquerque for years and produced “In the Dark,” a series of reports on the connection between broken streetlights and pedestrian deaths in Albuquerque’s International District. She joins NMiF Senior Producer Matt Grubs to talk about the issue.

Marisa Demarco, reporter, KUNM 

For Further Reading:
Marisa Demarco’s streetlight series for KUNM, In The Dark

The Line: PNM to Be Carbon Free by 2040

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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