Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Tri-State's plant ready to go.(Business Outlook)

Byline: Rosalie Rayburn Journal Staff Writer

Tri-State Transmission and Generation has completed work on a 160-megawatt natural gas power plant near Lordsburg in time to meet peak summer demand for electricity for air-conditioning.

The $112 million Pyramid Generating Station, located 12 miles southeast of Lordsburg, will primarily be used to meet peak demand for Tri-State's 12 rural electric cooperative customers in New Mexico, said Tri-State spokesman Jim Van Someren. …

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