Announcements and Open Procurements – Office of Renewable Energy
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Open Bid Applications for Wind and Solar Energy Projects on State Trust Land
The State Land Office is committed to advancing renewable energy. In this section, you will find information on how to bid on renewable energy projects. At this time there are no open bids for wind or solar energy projects on State Trust Land; please check back here soon.
Wind Energy Lease 74 Information
The New Mexico Commissioner of Public Lands (the “Commissioner”) will accept sealed bids
seeking the highest and best bid for a long term commercial business lease, EW-0074 (the
“Lease”), for a renewable energy (wind power) facility, which must conform to any and all
restrictions and reservations in the Lease, and all laws including but not limited to 22.214.171.124-
126.96.36.199 NMAC. EW-0074 is for 2,282.75 ± acres of state trust lands located in Lincoln County,
New Mexico. The Lease will permit a renewable energy (wind power) facility, subject to all
environmental requirements and restrictions and all other restrictions and reservations of record.
This bid information sheet is part of a bid packet, and describes the state trust lands offered for
lease under EW-0074 and some of the principal terms of this proposed Lease. It also describes
the qualifications required and the process by which qualified persons or entities may bid on the
Lease. The entire bid packet should be reviewed before submitting a bid.
II. DESCRIPTION OF THE LAND OFFERED FOR LEASE. The land is offered as a single parcel
only, and is described as follows (the “Land”):
A. Location and Access: The property is located in the vicinity of Corona in Lincoln County,
Township 01 North, Range 16 East, Section 31: All – 640.38 acres ±;
Township 01 North, Range 15 East, Section 04: All – 623.42 acres ±;
Township 01 North, Range 15 East, Section 5: Lots 1, 2, 3, 4, S2NE4, S2NW4, SE4 – 464.12
Township 01 North, Range 15 East, Section 6: Lots 1, 6, 7, SE4NE4, E2SW4, SE4– 394.83 acres
Township 01 North, Range 15 East, Section 9: N2N2 – 160 acres ±.
Wind Energy Lease 74 Application Form