2015 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 3 - Municipalities
Section 24 Electric Utility
Section 3-24-15 Contract for participation in and operation and management of jointly owned generating facility; sharing of costs of on proportional basis.

NM Stat § 3-24-15 (2015) What's This?

3-24-15. Contract for participation in and operation and management of jointly owned generating facility; sharing of costs of [on] proportional basis.

Any municipality which intends to acquire any interest in [a] jointly owned generating facility shall enter into a contract with the other joint participants which contract shall set forth the respective rights, duties, obligations and responsibilities of each joint participant for the operation, maintenance and management of the jointly owned generating facility and shall further provide that any municipality shall own a percentage of the jointly owned generating facility equal to at least the percentage of the money furnished or the value of the property supplied by it for the acquisition of such jointly owned generating facility and shall own or control, in the case of a generating facility, at least an identical percentage of the electric power and energy output of the jointly owned generating facility. Such contract may include, without limitation, the designation of one joint participant as the agent for other joint participants with respect to the construction, operation, maintenance and management of a jointly owned generating facility and may provide, without limitation, for the sharing of costs, including but not limited to third-party claims, insurance premiums and insurance deductibles, on a proportional basis reflective of ownership. Notwithstanding the provisions of Section 3-24-10 NMSA 1978, any contract entered into pursuant to this section may be for such term as the joint participants deem necessary or convenient.

History: 1978 Comp., 3-24-15, enacted by Laws 1979, ch. 260, 12; 1981, ch. 124, 1.

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