News Release | Environment New Mexico Research & Policy Center

A decade of progress positions New Mexico to take renewable energy to the next level

Since 2008, New Mexico has increased wind production nearly three-fold and solar energy production 995 times.

Renewables on the Rise: A Decade of Progress Toward a Clean Energy Future, a report released by Environment New Mexico Research & Policy Center, provides a state-by-state assessment of the growth of key technologies needed to power the nation with clean, renewable energy, including wind, solar, energy efficiency, energy storage and electric vehicles. The report shows that New Mexico ranks 17th in wind production and 12th in solar nationally.

News Release | Environment New Mexico

Las Cruces Votes to Go 100 Percent Renewable

Today, the Las Cruces City Council voted unanimously to get 100 percent of its municipal energy from renewable sources by 2050. The council also approved a goal for the city to power its facilities with 25 percent solar by 2022.

News Release | Environment New Mexico

New Mexicans featured in project highlighting “Voices for 100% Renewable Energy”

Today, Environment New Mexico announced five New Mexico residents as leading voices for clean energy.

News Release | Environment New Mexico

Campaign launched to educate New Mexico residents about 100 percent renewable energy

Environment New Mexico Research & Policy Center is deploying dozens of door-knockers this summer in a major effort to educate New Mexicans about the prospects for shifting to 100 percent clean, renewable energy. 

News Release | Environment New Mexico Research & Policy Center

Wind, solar and other clean energy sources could supply all of our energy

Wind, solar, and other renewable sources now make up just about 10 percent of New Mexico’s and the nation’s energy mix, but transitioning to 100 percent clean energy is both necessary and feasible, experts said today.