Why investing in carbon capture is wrong for PNM and wrong for the environment.
Approval of the Torrance County wind farm will allow PNM to meet its legal requirement to provide 20 percent of its electricity through renewable energy in 2020.
Good news on Albuquerque Energy Conservation Codes for buildings, an update on the PRC hearings on replacement energy for coal at San Juan, and a concern regarding an ALEC-driven attempt to raise fees for Electric Vehicle owners.
As we embark on the 30-day budget session at our State Legislature, we will again carry out grassroots lobby trainings throughout the state. These trainings will provide you with an overview of key bills that our environmental community will be pushing forward. Read more and register for the sessions.
Some of you may have listened to the testimony and cross examination that took place last week at the PRC related to the San Juan plant closure and tried to make heads or tails of what is being said. Here’s some background and interpretation.
The Public Regulation Commission’s public hearing on whether to support early closure for coal, savings for ratepayers, and $40 million of worker and community transition funds will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 9, PERA Building, 1120 Paseo De Peralta, Santa Fe.
The public has until November 25 to submit comments about rollbacks that eliminate the direct regulation of methane. In New Mexico, this would mean that 4,700 new and existing oil and gas wells would no longer have to reduce their methane emissions, endangering our climate and our families’ health.
Unexpected obstacles could derail implementation of New Mexico’s landmark clean-energy law, relief funds for coal workers and even the amount of renewable replacement in the retirement of coal-fired San Juan Generating Station.
Read our message that provides context and correction for inflammatory statements by New Energy Economy regarding the case at the Public Regulation Commission addressing PNM’s abandonment of its ownership of San Juan Generating Station, a coal-fired power plant in the Farmington area.
By Camilla Feibelman, Rio Grande Chapter Chair Utility-related cases at the Public Regulation Commission (PRC) are as complex as the need for a transformation to clean, renewable energy is urgent. New Energy Economy and Retake Our Democracy have misrepresented the