SENATE BILL 51
54th legislature - STATE OF NEW MEXICO - first session, 2019
RELATING TO PUBLIC BUILDINGS; ENACTING A NEW SECTION OF THE
NMSA 1978 TO REQUIRE THE GENERAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT TO ADOPT RULES FOR, ISSUE A REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR AND, WHERE APPROPRIATE, ACQUIRE RENEWABLE ENERGY SERVICES FOR STATE FACILITIES.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF NEW MEXICO:
SECTION 1. [NEW MATERIAL] GENERAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT--
RENEWABLE ENERGY FOR STATE FACILITIES.--
A. By January 15, 2020, the general services department shall adopt rules for and issue a request for proposals to acquire renewable energy services for state facilities. By August 1, 2020, the department shall develop and implement a plan for renewable energy improvements for state facilities in which renewable energy services can provide a net cost savings for the state from deployment of the renewable energy infrastructure.
B. As used in this section, "renewable energy" means solar or wind electric power, solar thermal or geothermal energy.
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