Category: NEW MEXICO

New Mexico’s PNM Solar Incentives

PNM New Mexico

New Mexico is renowned in the solar world for its wide variety of solar incentives. Some of these are state-level, others local. But one category of solar incentives is not talked about very much — those offered by individual utility companies. Utility incentives are going to vary from company to company, which is why we […]

10 Reasons to Go Solar in New Mexico

New Mexico Solar Incentives

Many people will only give one or two reasons when asked why they chose to go solar, but there are many reasons why people go solar. In this article, we will be covering the top ten reasons why you should go solar in New Mexico. We wish to provide you with a variety of ways […]

How to Use New Mexico Tesla Charging Stations

New Mexico FAQs

In New Mexico, electric vehicles have become more common. The increased use of all-electric cars has made charging station infrastructure a need. Cities in New Mexico have implemented charging stations at grocery stores, businesses, and gas stations to accommodate long-distance travel and daily recharging needs for electric vehicle owners. New Mexico has a network of […]

New Mexico Solar & HOAs: What You Need to Know

New Mexico FAQs

Homeowners Associations (HOAs) make up a minority of homes in New Mexico but are still significant in many ways. Around 14 percent of New Mexico residents live in an HOA, and a bit more than 20 percent of all homes in New Mexico are part of an HOA. If you own a home in New […]

What is New Mexico’s Solar Energy Code?

New Mexico FAQs

Like everything involving electricity, there are codes and regulations that must be followed when it comes to solar energy. Most of these are building codes, which determine whether it is safe to add a solar PV installation to an existing building. Other electrical codes determine more technical details of solar installation, such as system specifications, […]

New Mexico Competitor Comparison: Sunrun

Competitor Comparison

Obtaining a quote from every solar company would become time-consuming fast, which is why we put together competitor comparisons for solar companies in the areas we service. With our competitor comparisons, interested homeowners get the quick facts, so they can determine which companies are worth the time and energy that goes into a solar quote […]

Questions to Ask New Mexico Solar Installers

New Mexico FAQs

Going solar is a complicated process and one that is sure to raise many questions — even before the process starts. In fact, the questions that you ask before choosing a solar company can be some of the most important. In this article, we’ve collected a list of some of the most pertinent questions that […]

Potential PNM-Avangrid Merger: Pros & Cons

PNM New Mexico

PNM serves a large portion of New Mexico. However, it isn’t the largest fish in the pond. Because of its small size, PNM has struggled to get the financial backing necessary to add renewable infrastructure. The utility claims that its desire to invest in New Mexico’s renewable energy resources has resulted in its search for […]

Community Solar vs. Home Solar in New Mexico: Which Is Best?

New Mexico FAQs

There are several ways to get solar, from purchasing residential solar to leasing to community solar. Each of these will fit different situations. Finding which works best for your personal situation is the first step to going solar. In this article, we’ll be taking a look at the different types of solar and when each […]

New Mexico Solar Gross Receipts Tax (GRT) Exemption

New Mexico Solar Incentives

New Mexico offers many potential incentives for homeowners interested in going solar. Some of these incentives are covered extensively, such as New Mexico’s solar income tax credit. Other incentives aren’t really touched on all that much, besides some brief asides. We aim to rectify that by covering some of the lesser-known solar incentives that New […]

How to Handle New Mexico Summer Heat Waves with Solar

New Mexico FAQs

It’s no secret that New Mexico gets hot during the summer and every year it feels like summer lasts longer and longer. New Mexicans are looking for ways to beat the heat, and we have a suggestion — solar. After all, New Mexico is a perfect state for solar power. Solar panels for your home […]

How Home Solar Helps New Mexico’s Windy Weather

New Mexico Solar Tips

Spring’s here, and for New Mexicans, that means wind. April and May have become synonymous with strong wind events across the state. Unfortunately, the result of windy weather can cause a lot of damage. Residents should know about the resources available and tips to handle New Mexico’s unpredictable weather. While New Mexico winds typically stay […]

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