Landowner’s associations discuss wind energy

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Thomas Garcia The chairman of a local renewable energy landowner association said projects are under way that would eliminate the stumbling block for wind energy farms in eastern New Mexico — transferring the electricity to national markets. Representatives for these projects spoke at the third annual Coalition of Renewable Energy Landowner Associations meeting Saturday in […]

Meetings watch: Rural development interim committee

The Economic and Rural Development Interim Committee held their committee meeting at Mesalands Comm-unity College on July 6-7. The meeting focused on renewable energy which made Mesalands and the new North American Wind Re-search and Training Center, an ideal location. “The committee wanted to look at energy and this part of the state is known […]

Press release: Rep. Roch proposes greater role for landowners in renewable energy

Freedom New Mexico SANTA FE – State Representative Dennis Roch (R-Tucumcari) introduced House Bill 104 this week in an effort to increase the input of landowners in the renewable energy industry. “With the construction of wind turbines and transmission lines on private property,” said Roch, “it is vital that landowners have a voice in the […]

Ag day topics include renewable energy

QCS Staff Potential for renewable energy in agriculture and eastern New Mexico’s contributions to biofuel efforts will be among topics at the annual field day at New Mexico State University’s Agricultural Science Center near Clovis. The featured keynote speaker will be U.S. Sen. Jeff Bingaman, D-N.M. The field day is scheduled Aug. 18, according to […]

New wind energy courses offered

By Thomas Garcia: Freedom New Mexico Mesalands Community College will soon offer two internet courses on renewable energy to dual enrollment high school students across the state. Tucumcari High students will have the opportunity to enroll in the Introduction to Renewable energy course this fall, said Donna Garcia, director of instructional services. Garcia said the […]

Press Release: RENEW 09 conference set for June 23-24 in Tucumcari

RENEW 09: Empowering the Land Conference and Expo, on June 23 -24 in Tucumcari, will highlight and feature many new and exciting developments in renewable energy. Designed as a “nuts and bolts” conference for anyone looking to prosper from the emerging renewable energy economy, the two-day conference will feature major industry thought leaders, top governmental […]

College receives kudos from top state officials

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Chelle Delaney

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Today – Thursday: 9 a.m. Renew New Mexico 2008 Renewable Energy Conference, Tucumcari Convention Center, 1500 W. Route 66 Blvd. For information call 461-4079.Today:

House turbines add power to green Super Bowl

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Among all the excitement and hype of Sunday�s Super Bowl XLII, the little community of House in Quay County has become a player. Its wind turbines are helping the National Football League produce its 15th “green” Super Bowl event in Phoenix. The NFL calls it the �greening of the […]

Renewable energy aficionados connect at MCC

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Mesalands Community College was visited by a electric hybrid car that can get up to 100 miles per gallon. A representative of Electric Auto Association’s East Chapter, Jerry Asher, was at Mesalands to promote the Toyota Prius, Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle. Asher spoke with students in the automotive and diesel courses about the technology used […]