Powering New Mexico is an alliance of New Mexicans who believe we must harness our state’s renewable energy resources, support growth in wind and solar capacity, and advocate for transmission upgrades to deliver that power to market.
U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich
With our incredible wind and solar resources, New Mexico is becoming a national clean energy leader. Our growing clean energy industry will create thousands of new jobs and pump billions of dollars of new private capital investment into our communities.
Wind and solar support over 2,400 direct jobs in New Mexico
New Mexico landowners earn $16.1million a year from lease payments for hosting wind and solar farms
New Mexico wind and solar projects have attracted$5 billion in capital investments
Wind and solar contribute $11.3 million in annual state and local tax payments
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 4, 2021 CONTACT:Jesse DoughertyPowering New Mexicojdougherty@strategicelements.com(608) 807-8619 Jessie HuntPowering New Mexicojessie@riostrategies.com(505) 918-5826 New Mexico Leaders Discuss Job Creation and Economic Benefits of a Renewable Energy EraAs New Mexico’s wind and solar sectors…
Incorporated in 1941, the Ruidoso Valley Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to fostering growth, development and prosperity for Ruidoso and the surrounding community. With the recent growth in renewable energy development across Lincoln County, advocating for a business environment which attracts wind, solar, and energy infrastructure development and its ensuing economic benefits has become an important aspect of the Chamber’s work.
As the workforce training arm of Central New Mexico Community College, CNM Ingenuity (CNMI) has for the last several years offered a Solar Electric Basics program to educate the workforce on today’s solar technology. In…