Sunday, May 27, 2007

Lights Out Las Cruces

Located about 50 miles west of downtown Phoenix, Palo Verde is the nations largest Nuclear plant, supplying electricity to some 4 million customers including residents of Las Cruces, New Mexico. El Paso Electric owns a 15.8% interest in each of the three nuclear generating units at Palo Verde and gets 52% of its energy from nuclear power. Keep in mind that “Palo Verde has been plagued by outages and equipment problems for the past several years.” according to Associated Press reports in April, 2007. CLICK HERE to be redirected to full post

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