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2008-10-22 18:00:22

During a summer in which monsoon storms and high temperatures dominated local news, APS continued to provide reliable service to the Company's more than 1.1 million customers throughout Arizona. "It's our job to be prepared for any potential contingency, and to ensure the lights come on and air conditioning is available when our customers flip the switch," said APS President and CEO Don Brandt. "And, while the summer of 2008 brought its share of challenges, APS was well-prepared to deal...

2008-09-23 15:00:00

By Copyright 2008 Albuquerque Journal By Winthrop Quigley Journal Staff Writer PNM on Monday asked state regulators to approve a $123.3 million increase in electric rates, an 18 percent jump that would come on top of an increase that took effect in June. If the Public Regulation Commission approves the new increase, a typical residential customer's bill would rise an average of $12.84 a month -- or 23.5 percent -- with customers paying higher rates in the summer than in winter. A...

2008-09-22 18:00:29

PNM Resources' (NYSE: PNM) New Mexico electric utility, PNM, today filed for an increase in general rates of $123.3 million - an increase in revenue of 18 percent. If approved by the N.M. Public Regulation Commission, the proposed increase is expected to go into effect in August 2009. With the proposal, PNM electric rates are projected to be 17 percent below the regional average and 13 percent below the national average. "New Mexico's economy and its population are growing rapidly, and...

2008-09-11 12:00:37

By Winthrop Quigley Journal Staff Writer PNM said Wednesday it wants to use two of its southern New Mexico natural gasfired power plants to generate electricity for its retail customers and plans to buy capacity at an Arizona nuclear power plant that it is currently leasing. PNM said the Public Regulation Commission must first approve the plan, to be submitted next week, and any changes in rates that might result. But, the company said, its resources plan has the support of the...

2008-09-10 21:00:23

PNM Resources' (NYSE: PNM) largest utility, PNM, has reached an agreement with key parties that - if approved by state regulators - would allow PNM to recover the costs of adding 357 megawatts to its retail generation portfolio. The agreement, which was filed today with the N.M. Public Regulation Commission, also provides for approval of PNM's acquisition of the beneficial interest in 29.8 megawatts of Unit 2 of the Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station. The retail allocation of this...

2008-09-10 18:00:28

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- PNM and several key parties today filed an agreement with state regulators that, if approved, would allow the utility to add two existing, natural gas-fired power plants to its energy portfolio to serve the growing needs of its electric customers. The plants are part of a planned portfolio of resources that balances reliability, cost to customers and environmental impact. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080811/PNMLOGO) "To meet...

2008-06-21 15:00:00

By Ed Taylor, The Tribune, Mesa, Ariz. Jun. 21--Southern California Edison, the largest electric utility in California, will hold a series of open houses next week to explain a power line project that has drawn heavy static from Arizona regulators and environmentalists. The Devers-Palo Verde 2 project is a 225-mile high-voltage line running from the Palo Verde hub west of Phoenix to the Devers substation near Palm Springs, Calif. Running parallel to an existing line, it is designed to...


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