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Americans for a Clean Energy Grid Southwest Summit at UNM

May 24, 2017

Senator Martin Heinrich
Senator Martin Heinrich
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The Utton Center partnered with Americans for a Clean Energy Grid and High Country News to host the Southwest Clean Energy Transmission Summit on April 1st at the University of New Mexico Science & Technology Park. The goal of the Summit was to improve our understanding of the opportunities and barriers in the development of clean energy transmission capacity.

The Summit brought together key stakeholder groups, including utilities, environmental advocates, consumer interests, landowners, state and federal elected officials and regulators, Renewable energy producers, and transmission developers.

Senator Martin Heinrich, Congressman Ben Ray Lujan, and Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham all addressed the Summit, inspiring discussions focused on the benefits of a robust and modern energy transmission grid in the Southwest.