PNM Seeks Proposals for a Combustion Turbine Generator

Nov 09, 2015, 11:25 ET from PNM Resources, Inc.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Nov. 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Public Service Company of New Mexico (PNM) issued a request for proposal (RFP) for the engineering, procurement and construction of a natural gas combustion turbine generator(s) and related equipment on a build-own-transfer (turnkey) basis.

This project is configured as a simple cycle generator with a total capacity of 80 to 120 megawatts to be online by the fourth 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 on Nov, 6, 2015. PNM is using the PowerAdvocate® platform (RFP website) to manage applications. Potential bidders must first register with Power Advocate®, accessed by visiting San Juan Peaker Plant

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: Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2016 at Noon MT.
  • Pre-Bid Meeting at PNM's Aztec office in Albuquerque: Thursday, Nov. 19 , 2015 from 1– 3 p.m. MT
  • Proposals due: Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016 at 3 p.m. MST.

In order to preserve transparency in the process, 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, an energy holding company also headquartered in Albuquerque. For more information, visit

CONTACT: Jodi McGinnis Porter; 505-660-3948;

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