Find out how much you can save by going solar in New Mexico.
New Mexico is home to 102 solar companies that have worked hard to increase the efficiency of solar in the state.
Solar Installed: 676.7 MW (258.5 MW in 2016)
National Ranking: 15th (15th in 2016)
State Homes Powered by Solar: 168,000
Percentage of State’s Electricity from Solar: 3.04%
Solar Jobs and Ranking: 2,929 (23rd in 2016)
Solar Companies in State: 107 companies total; 16 Manufacturers, 60 Installers/Developers, 27 Others
Total Solar Investment in State: $1,514.48 million ($331.09 million in 2016)
Price Declines: 64% over last 5 years
Growth Projections and Ranking: 1,499 MW over next 5 years (ranks 18th)
Macho Springs Solar Project was completed in 2014. This photovoltaic project has the capacity to generate 50 MW of electricity — enough to power over 12,431 New Mexico homes.
Several large retailers in New Mexico have gone solar including Eubank Landfill Solar Array, Intel and U.S. Foods. Eubank Landfill Solar Array has installed one of the largest such installations with 2 MW of solar capacity at their location in Albuquerque.
At 10 MW, Rio Communities Solar Energy Center in Rio Communities is among the largest solar installations in New Mexico. Completed in 2012, this photovoltaic project has enough electric capacity to power more than 2,486 homes. There are so many reasons that solar is becoming an energy option of choice for financially and environmentally savvy consumers and commercial enterprises. Other benefits to consider:
- Reduced electric costs
- Higher resale value for properties
- Investment with guaranteed rate of return that increases as the cost of living goes up
- Guilt free use of electricity for greater comfort, efficiency and convenience
- Contributing to a cleaner, healthier planet.
Going Solar In New Mexico Is As Easy As 1 2 3:
Talk to Our Solar Consultant
Review Your Custom Solar Design.
We Install Your Solar System.
Connecting Your Solar System To The Grid
Enjoy Your Lifetime Savings.