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I've been a business journalist since 1985 when I received an MBA from Penn State. I covered energy, technology, and venture capital for The Philadelphia Business Journal from 1998 through 2013....

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  • Apr 29, 2020

It's still not clear what will fill the power-production void created when the coal-fired San Juan Generating Station near the Navajo nation in rural New Mexico shuts down in 2022.

The New Mexico Public Regulation Commission on April 29 put off a decision on Public Service Co. of New Mexico's plan to build two solar-plus-storage facilities as part of the generation portfolio it's putting together to replace the plant.

The commission's hearing examiners had recommended approving the facilities, but the commission said they wanted the hearing examiners to look at the rest of the options available to PNM before reaching a decision.

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