Xcel Energy Completes Major Transmission Project In SENM

A major power grid improvement project launched in 2014 to support southeast New Mexico’s electric reliability and economic development efforts has reached a significant milestone with the completion of a new high-voltage transmission line in southern Eddy and Lea counties. David Hudson, the president of Xcel Energy, says that Eddy and Lea Counties have seen phenomal economic growth in the past 15 years. Xcel, he says, will continue to invest in upgraded and new lines and substations in order to ensure the necessary capacity for that continued growth.