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Kevin Robinson-Avila


Las Vegas, NV, United States

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Recent articles by Kevin:

Meet Breezy Blue, a disinfecting minibot built by Albuquerque-based Build with Robots

The Breezy One mobile robot that provides autonomous disinfection services at airports and other lar ... → Read More

New Mexico faces a budget abyss if oil and gas goes bust

Report predicts $36 billion revenue deficit in 15 years possible → Read More

Bill would allow New Mexico cities, counties, tribes to control energy generation

The proposed legislation would allow local governments to take over electric generation from privately run utilities. → Read More

Average NM January heating bills jump 56%

A 15-year high in natural gas prices and war in Ukraine are main factors → Read More

Renewable geothermal energy is moving toward the mainstream. Some lawmakers want investment to get NM onboard.

Tax breaks, grants and loans proposed for geothermal energy development. → Read More

Powerful clean-energy line to crisscross NM

State agency and Invenergy partner on $2B ‘North Path’ energy transmission project → Read More

Two new PRC members hold open public meeting

O'Connell has been elected this year's chairman of the group → Read More

Governor replaces one of three new PRC appointees

Energy expert James F. Ellison Jr. to replace Brian Moore, who lacks a college degree → Read More

PNM 'surprised' by approval of battery storage project

Utility canceled contract, but ABQ still approved $95M in developer bonds → Read More

Farmington pulls plug on San Juan carbon capture

Wrecking crews could start demolishing the coal-fired San Juan Generating Station next spring now that the city of Farmington has discarded its plan to turn the plant into the world’s largest carbon-capture facility. The city announced its decision late Tuesday to end all efforts to acquire the plant from Public Service Company of New Mexico […] → Read More

SIC private equity investments battered by down markets

The prolonged crash on stock markets is taking a significant toll on the State Investment Council's private equity investment program. → Read More

New Mexico may be heading into a ‘Golden Age’ of venture investment

A new phase of venture capital-backed development could potentially accelerate and diversify the startup economy across New Mexico. → Read More

Two new government venture funds will pump millions into underserved NM communities

Two new government-backed venture funds will pump millions of dollars into underserved New Mexico communities. → Read More

NM Gas Co. wants to build a $180M liquid natural gas storage facility in Rio Rancho

The utility says the $180M facility, which needs regulatory approval, will improve system reliability and mitigate price volatility. → Read More

NM-made ‘Dragon Scales’ to power up space stations

ABQ startup mPower will supply solar cells for forthcoming modular space habitats → Read More

PNM struggles with rising fuel cost issues

But customer fuel prices are expected to decrease significantly in January → Read More

America’s Frontier Fund aims to re-build US tech leadership, starting in NM

New Mexico is at the center of the newly formed venture firm's efforts to rebuild U.S. global tech leadership. → Read More

SIC invests another $35M in Crosslink Capital

Crosslink Capital is poised to invest more in New Mexico startups after receiving a new $35M commitment from the State Investment Council. → Read More

State Investment Council invests record $100M in high-tech venture initiative

The America’s Frontier Fund will invest public and private funding in next-generation "frontier technologies." → Read More

High-cost of heating hangs over the holidays

Summer heat, winter energy demand in US and worldwide expected to bring painful bills → Read More