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Heavy Equipment Rodeo

Well, there weren't any animals unless you count the two-legged kind, but the students seemed to enjoy the morning's experiences. We made a showing and will be invited back next year. We've included some photographs as this was a very hands-on and visual event....

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PV – EV Club Takes off!

They came and we conquered! We had 14 electric cars, an electric bike and an e-motorcycle! We were joined by NM Senator Bill Tallman (D-18), students from UNM who are building an electric race car, and one building a solar boat, as well as by representatives from PNM...

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We MUST Focus

I used to like to light things on fire when I was a kid. Did you ever do this? There was something powerful and magical about using a magnifying glass to turn sunlight into fire. Light turns to flame! No match, no chemicals, just sunlight. Sunlight is astonishing We...

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Letter from the President

My dear friends and fellow climate change warriors, I have a dream! I have a dream that our electric companies are proclaimed heroes, for delaying short-term corporate profits in the whole-scale push to 100% RE. I have a dream that our state LEADS the way to a...

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The Latest NMSEA Videos on YouTube

The full 13-part Renewable New Mexico Video Series plus information-packed Seminar Presentations from the Spring & Fall 2014 Solar Fiestas are now on the NMSEA YouTube Channel. John Perlin, the author of Let it Shine: the 6,000-Year History of Solar Energy, was the...

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NMSEA Local Chapters

Local NMSEA Chapters in Albuquerque, Santa Fe, Silver City, Alamogordo, Los Alamos, Las Vegas and Taos participate in community events & organize regular meetings.  Check out the What's Happening - News & Events link and the NMSEA Chapters links for more...

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NM PRC Decisions

The NM Public Regulatory Commission regulates all public utilities in New Mexico.  On Dec 16, 2015 the PRC approved the final San Juan Generating Station Plan to retire 2 of the 4 San Juan coal-fired units in order to meet EPA pollution rules. On September 28, 2016...

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NM State Legislature

The 2016 30 day “Short Session” ended without approval of the bill to extend the state tax credit for RE. NM's 10% tax credit for residential solar will expire at the end of 2016. The actual funds that support the PV portion of this tax credit were completely used up...

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