New Mexico

New Mexico

Ken Hughes

How Can New Mexico Transform Its Energy Mix?

New Mexico needs to modernize its rates, regulations and incentives so it can make substantial progress in improving its solar-energy and energy efficiency markets, said Ken Hughes, clean energy specialist at the State of New Mexico’s Energy Conservation and Management Division. In this interview, he provided examples of success stories on the ground.

New Mexico Articles

External News

Will the Green New Deal Work? Here's What the Research Says

The Green New Deal that some Democrats are now championing is unlike anything this country has ever done before. But scientists have been studying policies like these for decades. And their research can tell us a bit about what might happen if we pass this sweeping new vision for climate action and economic equality.
Reports

Design and Implementation of Community Solar Programs for Low- and Moderate-Income Customers

This report reviews existing and emerging low- and moderate-income (LMI) community solar programs, discusses key questions related to program design, outlines how states can leverage incentives and finance structures to lower the cost of LMI community solar, and examines marketing and outreach considerations.
Commentary

5 Things to Look for in the Green New Deal

The Green New Deal means different things to different people. In some ways, that’s part of its appeal. On the other hand, a Green New Deal can’t mean anything anyone wants it to, or it will come to mean nothing at all.
Green community in Germany

US Developers Still See a Future for Renewable Energy PPAs

Developers in the United States believe that there is still room to maintain an adequate level of return for their power-purchase agreements (PPAs). Electricity prices in recent years have plummeted both for PPAs and in the wholesale market. Even so, developers believe that they can benefit from the expected decrease in capital costs and the increasing clean energy interest from companies.

New Mexico Quick Data

Energy Efficiency:
Source: ACEEE
Buildings:
Score 2.50 / 8
Utilities:
Score 4.50 / 20
Transportation:
Score 1.50 / 10
Source: DSIRE
Energy Efficiency Programs:
58 Incentives and Policies
Solar Power:
Source: DSIRE
Renewable Energy Programs:
28 Incentives and Policies
Solar Energy Programs:
21 Incentives and Policies
Source: YPCCC
84%

of people in New Mexico support funding research into renewable energy sources in 2018.

(Same as the national average)
(est. 1,150,767 of 1,373,920 adults)

Recommended Visualizations

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