Skip to content

New Mexico

Leading U.S. solar tracker providers expand their manufacturing footprint

Array Technologies broke ground on a factory in New Mexico, while Nextracker expanded operations with a contract manufacturer.

State-level community solar programs extend 20% monthly bill savings to low-income households

Residents in eligible states can save on their electricity bills by subscribing to community solar via the Clean Energy Connector software. The Department of Energy is inviting more states to join the program, which vets solar providers and integrates consumer protections.

Clean Energy Connector pilot launches in Illinois, New Mexico and Washington D.C.

The software tool is designed to connect eligible households to community solar projects through the Department of Health and Human Services’ HHS’s Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP).

Solar can help with marijuana’s green problem

Indoor cannabis growth was estimated to use 1% of all U.S. electricity consumption back in 2012, before any states had legalized it. This number has grown like a weed, creating an opportunity for solar to decarbonize operations.

New Mexico Supreme Court upholds Community Solar Act

A New Mexico judge upheld rules that prevent utilities from deducting transmission costs from solar bill credits received by customers.

Arcadia releases its first report on the state of community solar

The future is bright for community solar notes Arcadia’s report, as states have strengthened programs, federal legislation is increasingly implemented and billions of dollars are invested in solar projects for all income levels.


IBEW union members to help build SunZia transmission line

Developer Pattern Energy estimates the $5 billion project, the largest renewable energy project in North American history, will power more than 3 million homes annually when complete, all while creating more than 2,000 construction jobs. 

Using rocks as heat batteries for renewable energy storage

Sandia National Laboratories and CSolPower are researching the use of landscaping gravel as a thermal energy storage medium.

Maxeon to acquire shingled cell solar patents from Complete Solaria

In addition to the solar panel patent portfolio, Maxeon will gain complete Solaria’s dealer channel operations and contracts.

Sunrise brief: California electricity pricing exploded in the last three years, far outpacing inflation

Also on the rise: Funding for second-life EV battery materials manufacturer reaches $4 billion. Model procedures for fixing distributed solar and storage interconnection. And more.

Welcome to pv magazine USA. This site uses cookies. Read our policy.

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.