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 $27.2 millionper year from lease payments for hosting wind and solar farms
New Mexico renewable energy projects have attracted $7billion in capital investments
Clean power contributes $37million in annual state and local tax payments
Las Cruces Mayor Ken Miyagishima moved to Las Cruces when he was eight years old. In 1992, he made history as New Mexico’s first American of Japanese descent elected to public office as when he…
Albuquerque, NM – Today, New Mexico state leaders and renewable energy experts discussed the connection between diversifying the state’s energy portfolio and the benefits it has on the state’s economic success during the virtual panel, “Powering New Mexico’s Clean Energy Workforce” hosted by Powering New Mexico.
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.