New Mexico Advanced Energy By The Numbers


New Mexico is home to more than 11,000 advanced energy jobs, in sectors such as solar, wind, and energy efficiency.


In 2017, New Mexico added wind power capacity at a faster rate than any other state in the nation.


New Mexico has the second-largest utility scale solar potential in the nation.


In New Mexico, more than 182,000 homes are powered by solar energy.

$2.9 billion

An estimated, $2.9 billion has been invested in New Mexico’s wind industry.

More ways to make Advanced Energy work

Michelle Lujan Grisham

Michelle Lujan Grisham

Steve Pearce

Steve Pearce

Increase the Renewable Portfolio Standard and Energy Efficiency Standards for a cleaner grid


Expand the transmission system to better utilize statewide energy resources

Enable community solar to benefit customers unable to put a system on their roof


Expand storage and other technologies for better grid resiliency

Electrify Transportation to decrease emissions and increase air quality & health


Modernize the grid to take advantage of the digital economy

To learn more about each of these policies, check out the Advanced Energy Policy Platform.

Download State Jobs Fact Sheet