State Comparison

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Energy Electricity Net Generation Megawatt Hours 32,673,682 MWh
Total Nameplate Capacity of Generation Fleet, 2012 8,118 MW
Nameplate Capacity Built Before 1980 3,616 MW
Percent Capacity Built Before 1980 45%
Average Retail Price of Electricity 9.11ยข/kWh
Electricity Generated from Coal 43%
Electricity Generated from Natural Gas 35%
Electricity Generated from Nuclear Energy 0%
Electricity Generated from Hydroelectric 0%
Electricity Generated from Geothermal Energy 0%
Electricity Generated from Petroleum 0%
Electricity Generated from Solar Energy 4%
Electricity Generated from Biomass 0%
Electricity Generated from Wind 18%
Electricity Generated from Other Sources 0%
Name
Michelle L. Grisham
Party Affiliation
Democrat
Assumed Office
2019-01-01
Name
New Mexico Public Regulation Commission
Abbreviation
NMPRC
Year Established
1999
Associated ISO or RTO
SPP (Southwest Power Pool)
Regulated Services
["Electricity", "Natural Gas", "Gas Pipelines and Safety", "Sewage/Wastewater", "Transportation", "Water"]
Number of Seats
5
Staff Size
282
Current Commissioner Count
5
Term Length in Years
4 Years
Term Limit
true
Name
New Mexico State Legislature
Session Length in Months
2
Session Start Date
2019-01-15
Session End Date
2019-03-16