Grid Modernization Baseline Report of New Mexico’s Electricity Sector
76 Pages Posted: 20 Oct 2020 Last revised: 13 Jan 2022
Date Written: January 4, 2022
This whitepaper was prepared by the New Mexico Energy, Minerals & Natural Resources Department (EMNRD), in conjunction with the University of New Mexico (UNM) School of Law, to inform New Mexico's Grid Modernization Advisory Group (GMAG), a group of experts convened by EMNRD in response to the Grid Modernization Roadmap and Grant Program established by H.B. 233 (2020).
Part 1 of this Baseline Report, authored by Gabriel Pacyniak, UNM School of Law, provides a synopsis of relevant laws and policies that bear on grid modernization in New Mexico.
Part 2 of the Baseline Report, authored by Daren Zigich and Jacqueline Waite, EMNRD, provides an overview of data summarizing the state of New Mexico’s electric grid system and infrastructure, as framed by a set of nationally-recognized objectives for a modern grid.
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