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States: New Mexico enacts 100 percent zero-carbon power sector target

March 13, 2019
New Mexico lawmakers have passed a bill that would require the state's utilities to supply 100 percent zero-carbon electricity within the next 25 years, a measure that would make the state just the third to adopt such a standard after California and Hawaii. Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham (D) is expected to sign the bill, SB 489, which cleared the Legislature on March 12. It would require all power from investor-owned utilities to be carbon free by 2045, followed by a...

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