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How well do you know your power company?

How well do you know your power company?

by: aschirtz | Skip to Results

This week, SFR takes a look at New Mexico's largest utility, PNM. Between rate hike requests, renewable energy requirements and plenty of criticism, PNM's got its hands full. But enough of our soapbox. Let's see what you know...

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    How many miles of distribution lines does PNM operate?

  2. 2

    What is one kilowatt hour?

  3. 3

    In its 2007 rate case, PNM asked for $82 million. (This year, they want $165 million.) How much did the PRC approve in the 2007 case?

  4. 4

    Where does PNM NOT have a monopoly on providing electricity?

  5. 5

    "When people can't afford it is not the time to give PNM any benefit of the doubt." Who said it?

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    How many residential customers does PNM have?

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    According to New Mexico law, 10 percent of PNM's electricity must come from renewable energy sources by 2011. That 10%, in turn, must also be composed of 20% of which?

  8. 8

    What's unique about PNM's latest request for a rate increase?

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    What reasons has PNM NOT given for the rate increase?

  10. 10

    What is a REC?

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    In 2009, as part of a lawsuit filed by environmental groups, PNM spent $330 million to clean up the coal-fired San Juan Generating Station. How much was the resulting annual emissions decrease?

  12. 12

    Who told the New Mexico Business Weekly this June that "We need huge amounts of money constantly"?

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    Of 189 utilities nationwide, where did Standard & Poor's rank PNM in terms of creditworthiness?

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