Government Lead by Example

New Mexico has assumed a nationwide leadership role in the advancement of beneficial and ground breaking energy efficiency policies and practices. Executive Orders have been adopted to promote and implement policies regarding energy conservation, renewable energy development, the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions and energy efficiency measures.

As part of New Mexico's "Lead by Example" initiatives set forth in Executive Order 2007-053, it shall be the goal of all Executive Branch state agencies to achieve a 20 percent reduction below 2005 levels in energy usage in state buildings for all Executive Branch state agency operations by 2015.

It also shall be the goal of all Executive Branch state agencies to achieve a 20 percent usage reduction below 2005 levels in the state fleet and transportation-related activities by 2015 based on the average transportation-related energy usage per state employee.

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