Renewable Energy - Solar


ECMD Contact: Mark Gaiser

(505) 476-3318


State of Solar in New Mexico - December 2016 Slides


New Mexico's Solar Tax Credit

Solar Market Development Tax Credit (SMDTC)

Frequently Asked Questions

Solar Gross Receipts Tax Exemption - Guidance
          RPD-41341 - Solar Energy Systems Tax Deduction Form

2016 Solar Tax Credit Data - Program has ended.

The New Mexico Solar Market Development Program for Solar Thermal systems has ended. Completed applications with all supporting paperwork including building permits were required to be received before 5:00 PM on Friday, December 30, 2016.
2016 SMDTC PV Tracker as of June 15, 2016
0 Number of PV Applications Still Available for TY 2016
$0.00 Tax Credit Remaining for PV systems for TY 2016
Tuesday, June 14, 2016 Last Day for PV Applications to be considered for Tax Year 2016
The SMDTC program for PV systems has ended because the 2016 allotment of tax credits has been reached. Applications received after today will be returned to the applicant.


2014 Solar Tax Credit Data

Economics of Residential Solar in NM - February 4, 2015 Presentation Slides

Investment by County - 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009

New Mexico growth in residential solar installations 2009 to 2016

New Mexico Residential Solar Stats 2016
Solar Market Development Tax Credit Summary Statistics 2009 to 2016

Residential solar power is better than breakeven in New Mexico - Scenario Viewer

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.

IREC 2009 Model Interconnection Procedures and Net Metering Rules Incorporating Best Practices

The Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) released the 2009 updates for its rules and procedures for interconnecting and net metering distributed generation. IREC first developed its model net metering rules in 2003 and developed its model interconnection procedures in 2005.


Additional Information

Federal Tax Credits for Consumer Energy Efficiency

NM Solar Statutes

Types of Solar Systems

Concentrating Solar Power information

Shared Solar: Current Landscape and Market Potential

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