Renewable Energy - Solar



"New Solar Market Development Tax Credit"  was passed by the 2020 New Mexico Legislature. Senate Bill 29 was sponsored by Senator Mimi Stewart and Representative Matthew McQueen. This bill provides a 10% tax credit with a value up to $6,000 for a solar system. On March 3, 2020 New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham signed the bill into law.

Adopted Rule SMDTC 3.3.14

ECMD Contact:
Mark Gaiser                                                       Teresa Sandoval

(505) 372-8743                                                                 (505) 670-1902                 

July 2015 Report:
New Mexico Homeowner's Guide to Solar Financing  SpanishTranslationNew Mexico Solar Financing Guide


Check your local electricity rates here

The Open PV Project - real-time status of the solar photovoltaic market

State Purchasing Agreement for PV Systems:
The State of New Mexico has developed a statewide price agreement for PV systems. It is a multi-vendor award available to any governmental agency in New Mexico.

Resource to Help Local Governments Expand Use of Solar Energy
Solar Powering Your Community: A Guide for Local Governments, provides local governments with proven best practices enabling them to drive economic development, support clean energy jobs, and reduce carbon emissions by building a robust local solar market.


NM Solar Statutes

Types of Solar Systems

Innovation: Solar Energy Innovation Network



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