Hearing Examiner Recommends Denying Proposed El Paso Electric Gas Plant Expansion

New turbine at Newman Generating Station would cost ratepayers $160 million Las Cruces, NM -- El Paso Electric (EPE) “failed to consider New Mexico law” in its application to expand the Newman Generating Station in El Paso, TX, found Hearing Examiner Elizabeth Hurst in her recommendation to deny the application issued Monday. Her findings affirmed ...

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Broad coalition forms to advocate for community solar legislation New Mexico

SOLution New Mexico aims to expand access to solar power to more businesses, families, Tribal Nations and local communities SANTA FE, NM – Today, a coalition of solar companies and advocates representing various interests in New Mexico launched SOLution New Mexico, a campaign to increase access to solar energy for all New Mexicans, and rebuild ...

Net Metering

Like rollover minutes for a cell phone, net metering gives solar energy customers full credit on their utility bills for the excess clean power they contribute to the grid.

This simple billing arrangement is one of the most important state policies for helping Americans generate their own power from the sun. By encouraging private investment in local solar power, it’s creating jobs, reducing utility costs, and building a cleaner energy future for us all.