Category Archives: Community

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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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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Employee Inspires Others to Go Over the Edge

We value the volunteer work our employees and retirees do in the community. I want to share why I nominated my fellow colleague Sarah McMahon, PNM director of Business Operations, for the Mayor’s Volunteer of the Year. Sarah’s passion for the Special Olympics New Mexico is so impactful and inspiring. Sarah has a brother who[…]
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Let it bee

Bees are the crown jewel of the pollinators, and are critical for sustaining our food system. In the United States approximately one-third of our food crops benefit either directly or indirectly from bee pollination. However, bees also can be a nuisance, especially when they make their homes in inconvenient locations such as our equipment. But[…]
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The PNM Good Neighbor Fund: Helping Low Income Customers

The PNM Good Neighbor Fund, started in 1989 and funded by PNM customers, employees and shareholders, provides financial assistance to customers who are experiencing financial challenges who meet certain income and account requirements. Qualified customers may receive payment towards a past due PNM electric bill. The Good Neighbor Fund reaches deeper into the communities we serve[…]
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