New Mexico

New Mexico Approves VW Settlement Funding Awards

The New Mexico Environment Department announced an award of $5.9 million in VW Settlement funds to support seven projects. Most projects are replacing older diesel vehicles with newer ones, though funds are also going towards compressed natural gas vehicles and electric airport ground support equipment. See below for fund distribution by replacement or repowering [...]

2018-12-05T19:53:47+00:00December 5th, 2018|Categories: VW Settlement|Tags: , , |

Request for Information: Voluntary Minimum Standards for DC Fast Charging Stations

The eight signatory states of the Regional Electric Vehicle Plan for the West Memorandum of Understanding (REV West MOU) are seeking input on what factors the states should consider when developing minimum standards for DC fast charging stations in the intermountain region. NASEO has released a Request for Information (RFI) on behalf of the REV [...]

2018-10-25T20:16:13+00:00October 25th, 2018|Categories: Public Requests|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

New Mexico Environment Department Accepting Applications for Volkswagen Mitigation Trust Funding

The New Mexico Environment Department (NMED) will accept applications for projects relating to the Volkswagen Settlement Agreement between July 2 and September 14, 2018.  Qualifying projects must demonstrate a reduction in NOx, and meet the criteria outlined in the Settlement Agreement.  The Settlement Agreement allows NMED to approve funding for up to one-third of the [...]

2018-07-02T12:51:16+00:00July 2nd, 2018|Categories: VW Settlement|Tags: , |

New Mexico Seeks Public Comment on VW Draft Beneficiary Mitigation Plan

The New Mexico Environment Department announced they are seeking public comment on their VW Draft Mitigation Plan. The plan summarizes the state's allocation of nearly $18 Million as follows: Mitigation Category Fund Allocation On-road fleet projects 70% Non-road fleet projects 7% DERA eligible projects 3% Light-duty EVSE 15% Administrative Fees 5%   The New [...]

2018-04-18T13:29:17+00:00April 18th, 2018|Categories: VW Settlement|Tags: , , |

Western Governors Unite to Create EV Charging Network

The governors of Utah, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico and Wyoming have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to provide a framework for creating a regional electric vehicle plan for the West (REV West Plan) and the Intermountain West Electric Vehicle Corridor. The plan was announced on October 4th at the Energy Innovation [...]

2018-05-15T07:44:10+00:00October 10th, 2017|Categories: Policies & Regulations|Tags: , , , , , , , |