Monthly Archives: May 2016

PNM Annual Solar Car Race

I am a strategic account engineer here at PNM and I have been participating with the PNM Solar Car Races since I’ve been with PNM– about ten years. Employee volunteers go to local Pueblos and work with elementary students to design, build and race solar cars. The PNM Solar Car Races is one of my[…]
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Spring, I call it outage season

You probably call this time of year spring; I call it outage season. I’ve learned a lot about power outages after spending nearly a decade working “on call” for PNM. Thankfully our crews do an excellent job of keeping the power on but sometimes things happen, like a car accident or wonderful New Mexico Spring[…]
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Driving on Electrons

November of last year I purchased an Electric Vehicle (EV), and I am constantly approached by family, friends and random people on the street asking me, “what are you driving and why does it look so strange”? Well I choose to drive an EV for many reasons, and I am happy to share why. I[…]
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Got That Spring Cleaning Itch?

If you’re like me, once the daffodils start blooming and the birds begin chirping, I get that spring cleaning itch. I can’t control myself. I’ve got to crank up my rockin’ blues tunes, throw the windows wide open and start scrubbing like a mad woman. It’s an annual, frenzied ritual involving copious amounts of Pine-Sol[…]
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