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
PORTALES, N.M. — The first few turbines that will make up Xcel Energy’s Sagamore Wind Project in eastern New Mexico have been erected, the utility announced Thursday. Read Full Article
Despite the COVID-19 pandemic impacting energy demand across New Mexico and the world, and fossil fuel markets seeing historically low values and subsequently shrinking production, the state’s renewable energy industry continued to move forward as…
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Construction has started on 35,000 acres of state trust land for the La Joya Wind Farm in New Mexico’s Torrance County. Read Full Article
U.S. Sen. Martin Henrich of New Mexico joined a coalition of senators pushing for funding for the “clean energy” industry when drafting legislation to relieve America’s economy as it struggles to rebuild amid the COVID-19…
New Mexico is truly blessed. With its rich history, which spans generations. With its uniquely varied and scenic landscape, from mountains and caves to monuments and deserts. And with its abundance of natural resources and…