PNM PNM Resources

Lisa Goodman Director of Investor Relations
Pat Vincent-Collawn Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer
Don Tarry Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
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[00:00:04] Good morning and welcome to the PNM Resources third quarter Twenty twenty conference call, all participants will be in a listen. Only mode. Should you need assistance, please signal conference specialist by pressing the star key, followed by zero. After today's presentation, there will be an opportunity to ask questions, to ask a question.

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Lisa Goodman

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Pat Vincent-Collawn

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Don Tarry

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Pat Vincent-Collawn

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Pat Vincent-Collawn

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