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Liaison Molly Blumhoefer
Submission Date July 27, 2016
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Central New Mexico Community College
OP-9: Clean and Renewable Energy

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Luis Campos
Executive Director of Phyiscal Plant
CNM Physical Plant
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Total energy consumption (all sources, transportation fuels excluded), performance year:
172041 MMBtu

Clean and renewable energy from the following sources::
Performance Year
Option 1: Clean and renewable electricity generated on-site during the performance year and for which the institution retains or has retired the associated environmental attributes 1040.70 MMBtu
Option 2: Non-electric renewable energy generated on-site 0 MMBtu
Option 3: Clean and renewable electricity generated by off-site projects that the institution catalyzed and for which the institution retains or has retired the associated environmental attributes 0 MMBtu
Option 4: Purchased third-party certified RECs and similar renewable energy products (including renewable electricity purchased through a certified green power purchasing option) 5859 MMBtu

A brief description of on-site renewable electricity generating devices :

We have 3 buildings on campus: Rio Rancho, West Side 1 and Ken Chappy that utilize on-site solar photo-voltaic systems for a part of their energy source.


A brief description of on-site renewable non-electric energy devices:
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A brief description of off-site, institution-catalyzed, renewable electricity generating devices:
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A brief description of the RECs and/or similar renewable energy products:

CNM purchases RECs at the completion of each new instructional facility for a predetermined time frame. The goal is work on creating opportunities for generating energy. CNM has plans for 2014 to install solar panels and is investigating power purchase agreements to install larger solar arrays.


The website URL where information about the institution's renewable energy sources is available:
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Option #1 updated in Summer 2016 by Molly Blumhoefer.

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