ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Public Service Company of New Mexico (PNM) issued a request for proposals (RFP) for the construction of a natural gas combustion turbine generator(s) and related equipment.
This project is configured as a simple cycle generator with a total capacity of 150 to 200 megawatts to be online by the first quarter of 2018, pending regulatory approval. The facility is described in the RFP and will be sited at the San Juan Generating Station in Waterflow, New Mexico.
Registration and Proposal Submittals
The RFP will be made available to interested parties on Dec. 11, 2014. PNM is using the PowerAdvocate® platform to manage this RFP. Potential bidders must first register with Power Advocate®, accessed by visiting https://www.poweradvocate.com.
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 preliminary schedule for the RFP process has these important dates, although respondents should refer to the RFP website for notice of changes to the schedule.
• Notice of Intent to Bid due: Monday, Jan. 5, 2015 Noon MT.
• Voluntary Pre-Bid Meeting at San Juan Generating Station: Thursday, Dec. 18, 2015 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. MT
• Proposals due: Monday, February 2, 2015 5:00 p.m. MT
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 this 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.
With headquarters in Albuquerque, PNM is the largest electricity provider in New Mexico, serving 500,000 customers in dozens of communities across the state. PNM is a subsidiary of PNM Resources (NYSE: PNM), an energy holding company also headquartered in Albuquerque. For more information, visit PNM.com.