renewable energy

A multinational oil and gas company has said the construction of a wind farm in northwestern Arizona is expected to bring hundreds of jobs to the region. 

Arizona's Biggest Utility Vows All Clean Power By 2050

Jan 22, 2020

Arizona's largest electric utility says it plans to switch to 100% carbon-neutral power generation by 2050.

A Navajo Nation company says it will retain 1,200 employees at three coal mines in Wyoming and Montana that it bought through a bankruptcy auction. The announcement Thursday came a day after a federal judge gave final approval for the transfer of the mines from bankrupt Cloud Peak Energy to the Navajo Transitional Energy Company.

Navajo Nation Office of the President and Vice President

The Navajo Nation completed the second phase of a large solar energy project last week. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports, it’ll provide enough electricity to power tens of thousands of homes on the tribe’s land.

New Mexico’s largest electric utility has submitted to state regulators its plan for shutting down a coal-fired power plant in the Four Corners region.

The filing with the state’s Public Regulation Commission will determine the future of the San Juan Generating Station.  The move comes as a new state law dictates more aggressive renewable energy requirements while allowing Public Service Company of New Mexico to recoup from customers some of the expenses.