Requests for Proposal

RFP for “PNM Solar Direct” customer solar program. 

Public Service Company of New Mexico ("PNM" or the "Company") has issued this Request for Proposal ("RFP") for 50 megawatts ("MW") solar resource (“Project”) to be located within the State of New Mexico.  PNM will procure the delivered energy, ancillary services, and all associated environmental attributes including, but not limited to renewable energy credits (“RECs”) from the project.

Access the PNM Solar Direct instructions to bidders here.

Registration and Proposal Submittals

The RFP will be made available to interested parties on November 21, 2018. PNM will use the Power Advocate platform to manage this RFP. Potential bidders must first register with Power Advocate, accessed by visiting the PNM RFP page.

The bid event number is 87031.  Registered parties are then provided access to pre-bid documents, including a required non-disclosure agreement. Upon execution of the non-disclosure agreement, parties will be provided access to the RFP documents.


A schedule for the RFP process has been posted within the RFP and respondents can refer to the RFP website for notice of changes/updates to the schedule. Important deadlines include: 

  • Pre-bid Conference Call or attendance at PNM Headquarters, Albuquerque, NM: Wednesday, December 5, 2018  at 10:00 am (MST)
  • Notice of Intent to Bid due: Friday, December 21, 2018
  • Proposals due: Friday, February 1, 2019

Bidder must sign a Confidentiality Agreement in the form provided by PNM via Power Advocate in order to have access to the confidential and proprietary information PNM releases in connection with this RFP.

In order to preserve transparency in the process and to assure that all respondents receive equal consideration, bidders shall not contact any PNM employees or agents of the company in regard to the RFP. All communications are to be conducted through the RFP website. PNM makes no commitment to respond to other communications received via telephone, FAX, text messaging or other media.