Powering New Mexico is an alliance of New Mexicans who believe we must harness our state’s renewable energy resources, support growth in wind 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.
There are over 2,000 direct wind energy jobs in New Mexico
New Mexico landowners hosting wind turbines have receieved annual lease payments exceeding $12 million
Through 2019, New Mexico has benefited from capital investment of $3.4 billion in wind projects
Wind projects contribute $8 million in annual state and local tax payments
During the second week of August clean energy advocates celebrated American Wind Week. Key energy players across the state sat down to discuss the future of renewable resources in New Mexico.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The American Wind Energy Association presented its 2020 Wind Champion Award to Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham this week in an online forum that highlighted New Mexico’s progress in building wind-generation across the state.