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Feb. 02, 2016
PNM to invest $300,000 into electrical facilities serving Corrales

Improving equipment will ensure reliability for Corrales residents

 

Albuquerque:  PNM is investing in Corrales by improving the system currently bringing electricity to area homes and businesses. The improvements, totaling approximately $300,000, will ensure Corrales has reliable electric service during both normal usage and peak times such as cold winter days when furnaces need to kick on and hot summer months when air conditioners are running.

"Corrales residents and businesses are growing in their need for electricity, yet this area is supplied through one main source that is becoming overloaded. PNM is investing into this system to ensure our equipment meets our customers' needs for electricity," said Aubrey Johnson, vice president, PNM New Mexico Operations. "Providing reliable electric service is a priority. We are taking proactive steps to make things better for the community and to communicate with the public as we progress into construction."

Work is anticipated to begin in the spring of 2016 and will end this summer. Customers will not pay any additional charges as funding for this work is part of the normal capital investment process for PNM.

The public is invited to join PNM in an open house to share information about this upcoming investment. PNM representatives will be present to provide facts and answer questions.

Event:      Open house to discuss improvements to electrical service to Corrales
Date:        Monday, Feb. 15, 2016
Time:        5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Location:  Village Community Center
Address:   4324 Corrales Rd, Corrales, NM 87048

For more information about the open house in Corrales, please contact Manuel Quintana, PNM Local Government and Community Manager by email at: Manuel.Quintana@pnm.com. 

With headquarters in Albuquerque, PNM is the largest electricity provider in New Mexico, serving more than 500,000 customers in dozens of communities across the state. PNM is a subsidiary of PNM Resources, an energy holding company also headquartered in Albuquerque. For more information, visit PNM.com.

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