Arroyo Solar LLC, Arroyo Storage LLC (together, “Arroyo”), and Public Service Company of New Mexico (“PNM”)(collecctively, “Applicants”) hereby jointly submit this Application and supporting testimonies and exhibits to the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission (“PRC” or “Commission”) pursuant to NMSA 1978, §62-9-3, for expedited approval to locate, to the extent required by law, an approximately 8.7 acre 345 kV switchyard (the “Pintado Switchyard”) in McKinley County, New Mexico. The Pintado Switchyard and associated tap lines are proposed to connect the Arroyo Solar and Storage Project (the “Arroyo Project”) to PNM’s existing Four Corners-West Mesa 345 kV transmission line.