Welcome to the City of Albuquerque

City Wide Energy Efficiency Devices

Learn more about energy efficient devices and upgrades in the city.

The Watt Stoppers and motion sensors for lights allow non-essential equipment and lights to be turned off when employees are not using them. Other upgrades include solar lighting in parks where electricity is not readily available, the first two public electric car charging stations in New Mexico that are in a five year pilot program, and window glazing at the City/County Government Building.

  • Total Annual Electrical avoided use: 4,205,858 kWh.
  • Total Annual gallons of gasoline equivalents use avoided: 43,471 MMBTU.
  • Annual Reduction in CO2 emission equivalents: 818,278 pounds (368.2 metric tons)
  • Annual avoid cost of Electrical Purchases: $607,255
    Budget: $1,335,092
  • Funding Source: 1% and 3% for Energy Conservation Set-A-Side for Capital Improvements
  • Simple payback: 2.2 years

    Other Projects:

    • Hybrid Vehicles Purchases
    • Bio Diesel Project
    • 1st E-85 Tanks installed at 4th Street Fuel Station
    • 2nd E-85 Tanks installed at 4th Street Fuel Station
    • Pool electric equipment upgrades
    • Thomas Bell Gym Insulation installation
    • Phase I installation of Watt Stopper in Municipal buildings citywide
    • Phase II installation of Watt Stopper in Municipal buildings citywide
    • Phase installation of Watt Stoppers in City Human Resources Department
    • Thomas Bell Gym Lighting Sensors
    • Phase I installation of lighting Sensors in Municipal buildings citywide
    • Parks & Recreation Non-Utility Solar Lighting Pole
    • Installation of two Electric Vehicle Charge Point stations at 3rd & Marquette
    • Environmental Health Air Quality C/C Lighting Sensors
    • Old City Hall Window Film -Sealant Energy Project
    • Environmental Health Air Quality /Cold Storage
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