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<p class="MsoNormal" style=""><font size="+1"><u><b>ANNOUNCEMENTS</b></u><br>
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* IMMEDIATE REQUEST FOR UNM ARCHITECTURE DESIGN CONTEST JUDGES<br>
* NM ECON DEVELOPMENT DEPT RELEASES GOV'S GREEN JOBS REPORT <br>
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<p class="MsoNormal" style=""><font size="+1"><u><b>EVENTS</b></u></font></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style=""><font size="+1"><b>*NOV 23: </b><b>NM
FED &amp; STATE </b><b>RENEWABLE ENERGY &amp; ENERGY EFFICIENCY </b><b>INCENTIVES
WORKSHOP - LV</b></font></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal" style=""><font size="+1"><b>IMMEDIATE REQUEST FOR
UNM ARCHITECTURE DESIGN CONTEST JUDGES</b></font><span style=""><br>
</span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style=""><span style="">This Monday, November 23, </span><span
 style="">UNM Architecture and Electrical Engineering
department students </span><span style=""> will submit entries to
compete as part of an </span><span style="">NMSEA-sponsored</span><span
 style=""> solar home design contest</span><span style="">. Students
have been working on project entries for this competition all semester.
</span><span style="">Architectural design submissions </span><span
 style="">will be judged Monday, with Engineering entry judging at a
session on a later date. <u1:p></u1:p></span><o:p></o:p><br>
<span style=""><br>
If you have an architectural background, please consider judging
students' entries Monday at 11am, UNM School of Architecture
&amp; Planning. Or simply attend the judging to show your
support. To volunteer as a judge, please contact the design
competition's
coordinator, Steve Dent directly at: <a href="mailto:sddent@unm.edu"><span
 style="color: windowtext;">sddent@unm.edu</span></a>. <br>
</span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style=""><span style=""></span><span style="">NMSEA
will </span><span style="">donate money for winning competition
entries, and hopes to see</span><span style=""> the
best solar designs win</span><span style=""></span><span style="">. </span><span
 style="">Student design submissions are of excellent
quality and judging can really be a great experience. Y</span><span
 style="">our assistance and support of this event will be greatly
appreciated by both NMSEA
and UNM. </span><span style=""></span><span style=""></span><span
 style=""><br>
</span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal" style=""><font size="+1"><b>NM ECONOMIC
DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT RELEASES GOVERNOR'S GREEN JOBS REPORT </b></font></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="">Governor Richardson and NM's <a
 href="http://rs6.net/tn.jsp?et=1102792889673&amp;s=2977&amp;e=001hJW9PV_2mEM2RN_oHAModf2vlukHIKOooinJkn7CK7dbnv7_C7my8vJfCC_t49RarcuQ4J-LxjuDZ0SRYUAKIj8qkRyJ5Lppd-H6bpD6iDljux_jBucsWGRfWiMWA7rBMHZtOcVHpgdCLcD_5ubgRx9ly36lU3Wm0nOW-kcXukI="
 target="_blank" shape="rect" linktype="link" track="on"><span
 style="color: windowtext;">Green
Jobs Cabinet recently released a report</span></a> entitled "<st1:State
 w:st="on">New Mexico</st1:State>'s Green Economy: Capitalizing on
Assets and
Opportunity." The report provides an overview of <st1:State w:st="on"><st1:place
 w:st="on">New Mexico</st1:place></st1:State>'s green economy with a
statewide
strategic plan for clean technology economic development. It outlines
five key strategies to grow <st1:State w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">New
Mexico</st1:place></st1:State>'s green economy with recommendations to
achieve them.  <o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="">NM Green Jobs Cabinet's goals are
to:</span><o:p></o:p></p>
<ol start="1" type="1">
  <li class="MsoNormal" style=""><span style="">Be the leader in
renewable energy export </span><span style=""><o:p></o:p></span></li>
  <li class="MsoNormal" style=""><span style="">Be the center of the
North American solar industry by making <st1:State w:st="on">New Mexico</st1:State>
the "<st1:PlaceName w:st="on">Solar</st1:PlaceName> <st1:PlaceType
 w:st="on">Valley</st1:PlaceType>" of the <st1:country-region w:st="on"><st1:place
 w:st="on">United States</st1:place></st1:country-region> </span><span
 style=""><o:p></o:p></span></li>
  <li class="MsoNormal" style=""><span style="">Lead the nation in
green grid innovation </span><span style=""><o:p></o:p></span></li>
  <li class="MsoNormal" style=""><span style="">Be a center of
excellence for green building and energy efficiency </span><span
 style=""><o:p></o:p></span></li>
  <li class="MsoNormal" style=""><span style="">Have a highly skilled
and ready-to-work workforce </span><span style=""><o:p></o:p></span></li>
</ol>
<span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;">
</span><span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;">The
Green Jobs Cabinet was formed by Governor Bill Richardson in January
2009 to
promote <st1:State w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">New Mexico</st1:place></st1:State>'s
green economy.</span><span
 style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;">
The Cabinet report seeks to utilize <st1:State w:st="on"><st1:place
 w:st="on">New Mexico</st1:place></st1:State>'s resources to create new
green
jobs both in rural and urban communities, as well as ensure that New
Mexicans
are trained and prepared to succeed in these jobs.  The Green Jobs
Cabinet
has already begun the process of developing a detailed plan for
implementing
the goals of the report, with definitive milestones, timetables and
benchmarks
for action.<br>
<br>
To view the full report, please visit:</span> 
<a class="moz-txt-link-freetext"
 href="http://www.edd.state.nm.us/greenEconomy/governorsGreenJobsCabinetReport.pdf">http://www.edd.state.nm.us/greenEconomy/governorsGreenJobsCabinetReport.pdf</a>
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<p class="MsoNormal" style=""><font size="+1"><b>NOV 23: </b><b>NM FED
&amp; STATE </b><b>RENEWABLE ENERGY &amp; ENERGY EFFICIENCY </b><b>INCENTIVES
WORKSHOP - LAS VEGAS</b></font></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style=""><span
 style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;"></span>2:00 -
4:00 pm - Margaret J. Kennedy Alumni Hall, New Mexico Highlands
University in Las Vegas, NM.<br>
</p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="">The Office of U.S. Senator Jeff Bingaman,
the Office of Economic Development Cabinet Secretary Fred Mondragon,
and the US Dept. of Agriculture-Rural Development present a workshop
that will provide an overview of Federal and State grant, financing,
and tax incentives that will build New Mexico's green economy.
Businesses, local officials, and members of the community are invited
to join.<br>
</p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="">Please RSVP to <a
 class="moz-txt-link-abbreviated"
 href="mailto:pablo_sedillo@bingaman.senate.gov">pablo_sedillo@bingaman.senate.gov</a><a
 class="moz-txt-link-rfc2396E"
 href="mailto:pablo_sedillo@bingaman.senate.gov">&lt;mailto:pablo_sedillo@bingaman.senate.gov&gt;</a></p>
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