Mandatory Alternative Energy Cost Estimates (New Mexico)
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Last modified on February 12, 2015.
Rules Regulations Policies Program
|Name||Mandatory Alternative Energy Cost Estimates|
|Incentive Type||Line Extension Analysis|
|Eligible Technologies||Photovoltaics, Wind, Biomass, Geothermal Electric|
|Energy Category||Renewable Energy Incentive Programs|
|Service||Utility must arrange to provide up to three estimates by suppliers of alternative-energy systems|
|Date added to DSIRE||2000-01-01|
|Last DSIRE Review||2007-03-14|
For applicants for permanent new electric service with a connected load of less than 25 kilowatts (kW) in capacity, if the estimated construction cost of a utility line extension is at least 15 times greater than the estimated annual revenues from the utility line extension, then at the customer's request, the utility must contact up to three alternative-energy system suppliers chosen by the customer from a list compiled by the New Mexico Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department. The utility must ask the suppliers to provide cost estimates on alternative-energy systems to the customer.
Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)
|Authority 1:||NM PSC Final Order, Case Number 2476|
|Contact Name||Jim Brack|
|Department||New Mexico Public Regulation Commission|
|Address||224 East Palace Ave.|
|Address 2||Marian Hall|
|Place||Santa Fe, New Mexico|
- Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.