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PUBLIC POWER FOR NEW MEXICO

An Economic Engine to Power the Future and Benefit New Mexicans

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"A big corporation cannot possibly know what the local community needs. And with profit as the aim, those needs are the first to be sacrificed" - Roxanne Swentzel

A PRELIMINARY REPORT FINDS THE POTENTIAL FOR LOWER RATES, 100% RENEWABLE ENERGY AND MORE THAN $1BILLION IN ANNUAL REVENUE FOR NEW MEXICO

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GAINING MOMENTUM

BENEFITS OF PUBLIC POWER

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PROSPERITY

Investor Owned Utilities export profits to Wall Street. Public ownership allows those profits to stay in the community, providing jobs, supporting local governments and reducing rates.

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INNOVATION

Public Power entities drive innovation. Lower rates, efficiency, maximizing customer service  and safety initiatives- all of these are antithetical to the profit incentive that drives IOU's.

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AFFORDABILITY

On average public power customers pay 11% less than the customers of investor owned utilities. Community owned utilities waste less on executive compensation and dividends.

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RELIABILITY

Customers of a public power utility are likely to be without power for less time - 62 minutes a year, compared to 150 minutes a year for customers of private utilities.

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SUSTAINABILITY

Publicly owned power allows local values to inform utility decisions. Reliability, affordability and a rapid transition to 100% renewable energy can take priority over shareholder profits.

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Realizing the Potential of New Mexico's Wind and Sun

One in seven Americans are served by a public power utility. Community owned utilities offer lower rates, greater reliability, and the promise of economic stability. Learn more >>

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