Press Release: BLM seeks comments on proposed SunZia Southwest Transmission Project

SANTA FE – The Bureau of Land Management is asking the public to help identify issues involved in a proposal to construct a high-voltage 500 kilovolt (kV) power transmission line (or two parallel lines) across southern New Mexico and Arizona. The BLM has initiated a public scoping process to gather information about the proposal and […]

Transmission network key to further wind farm development

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun One of the biggest constraints on wind energy’s growth in The United States is the capacity of the transmission grid to deliver wind energy to customers, said Commissioner Pat Lyons of the State Land Office. New Mexico’s electric transmission grid has a critical need for expansion, Lyons told attendees […]

Mesalands trustee asks for advocats

By Chelle Delaney, Quay County Sun A Mesalands Community College Board of Trustees member expressed disappointment in the lackluster support from fellow institutions in the fight to reinstate funding for Hispanic students. “It gets me upset, nobody’s backing us up. It’s like we’re the Lone Ranger. We go to the Hill to help, but we […]