Ron Darnell

Ron Darnell

SVP of Public Policy

Ron Darnell is Senior Vice President for Public Policy for PNM Resources.

He is responsible for regulatory and government affairs, corporate communications and marketing, and community relations and stakeholder engagement. Ron has been with the company since 2008.

Ron joined PNM from Colorado’s Xcel Energy, where he was Director of Regulatory Administration South in the company’s Governmental and Regulatory Affairs Department. While at Xcel his responsibilities included management of cost allocation studies and the design of rates and charges for various wholesale and retail utility services. He was also responsible for overseeing retail regulatory affairs for Public Service Company of Colorado including tariff and contract administration, franchise and service territory administration, and case management.

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