Requests for Proposal
Public Service Company of New Mexico has issued this Request for Proposal (RFP) for 150 megawatts (MW) of accredited capacity energy resources .
The objective of PNM is to solicit competitive proposals for all forms of capacity, energy, demand response and storage resources that provide the best value to PNM customers, meet stringent reliability requirements and facilitate the continued transition toward an emissions-free future.
Putting New Mexicans first, PNM stated that they will give favorable consideration to bids that maximize the use of New Mexico workforce and apprentices.
The resources called for in the Request for Proposal will allow PNM to maintain the required level of operating resources that meet industry mandates from the North American Electric Reliability Corporation and Western Electricity Coordinating Council.
Registration and Proposal Submittals
This RFP will be managed through a PNM Sourcing public site hosted by Jaggaer® that can be accessed at: https://bids.sciquest.com/apps/Router/PublicEvent?CustomerOrg=PNMResources
The RFP event number is 100-GENALL-2020. Interested parties must access this RFP event to download and submit an executed NDA required to receive access to the RFP event package. The RFP event package will be available on June 25, 2020.
In order to preserve transparency in the process and facilitate equal consideration to all respondents, bidders must not contact any PNM employees or agents of the company in regard to this RFP. All communications are to be conducted through PNM Sourcing public site. Attempts to communicate outside of the RFP website may result in a potential bidder being disqualified from participating in the RFP. PNM makes no commitment to respond to any other forms of communication.
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 (Online): Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at 3:00pm (MST)
- Notice of Intent to Respond due: Wednesday, July 29, 2020
- Proposals due: Wednesday, September 23, 2020