New Mexico Renewable Energy

BY: U.S. News December 5th, 2018 — New Mexico’s largest electricity provider has reaffirmed its commitment to build five new solar plants next year as it plans to obtain 20 percent of retail electricity sales from renewable sources by 2020. The Albuquerque Journal reports the state Public Regulation Commission approved last week the 2019 renewable energy…

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New Mexico Renewable Energy

BY: ALBUQUERQUE JOURNAL EDITORIAL BOARD November 28th, 2018 — California has been burning for weeks. Northern New Mexico remains in exceptional drought conditions. Seas are on average 9 inches higher. Heat waves are far more intense than just a few decades ago. And a federal report released Friday on the effects of climate change is raising the…

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New Mexico Oil Field

BY: KYLER NERISON, CARLA SONNTAG AND CRAIG PETERSON November 1st, 2018 – The New Mexico economy is on a roll. We have the top performing state economy in the country and our unemployment rate is the lowest it has been in a decade. We’re also looking at the largest budget surplus in state history. The state’s entire…

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New Mexico Oil Field

By Tim Henderson – TNS September 11th, 2018 – An oil and gas bonanza in Southwestern states may be helping to drive the continuing national economic boom. The nation’s 4.2 percent growth in gross domestic product, estimated last month by the Bureau of Economic Analysis, is the highest quarterly growth since 2014. State estimates aren’t due until mid-November.…

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August 29th, 2018 – Officials in southeastern New Mexico‘s booming oil and gas region want to expand their regional airport. The Hobbs News-Sun reports Lea County commissioners voted last week to seek a construction contractor to start expansion at the Lea County Regional Airport. Officials say the current 4,800-square-foot facility contains a security section with no restrooms…

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