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New Mexico company plans to end coal-fired electric power


April 21, 2017

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Public Service Company of New Mexico has proposed to stop using coal-fired electricity within the next 14 years.

The company plans to replace coal entirely with solar, wind, natural gas and nuclear power, the Albuquerque Journal reported ( ) Friday.

"Market forces are driving a rapid evolution of energy resources, and the current data clearly supports the replacement of the coal in our portfolio with an energy mix that includes more renewables and natural gas as the best, most economical path to a strong energy future for New Mexico," Public S...

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