Public Service Co of New Mexico plans to exit all its coal-fired generation

Last Modified: Thu Apr 27 2017 05:26:29 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 2031
    Year by which, Public Service Co of New Mexico (PNM) plans to exit all its coal-fired generation, according to a draft integrated resource plan (IRP) released 20 Apr, 2017. "The results of the IRP illustrates that energy needs are changing, and replacing coal supply with renewable energy and more flexible generators will save money in the long run".
  • Dec 2017
    Planned closure of 2 units of the San Juan Generating Station totalling 837 MW.
  • 2022
    Planned closure of 2 of the other units at the San Juan Generating Station when the coal contract ends on June 30, 2022. This is per a draft integrated resource plan released 20 Apr 2017. Combined capacity of both units - 848 MW.
  • 2031
    PNM would exit the Four Corners power plant in Fruitland, New Mexico, when a coal contract ends in 2031, according to the IRP. The utility has a 200 MW stake in the 1,540 MW plant.