Renewable Energy

The Middle Rio Grande region offers strong opportunities for renewable energy production.

With access to 2 national forests, approximately 290 days of sunshine per year and average wind speeds in the 18-20 mile/hour range, the region is very well suited for the green energy revolution. Utilize our renewable energy menu to take a closer look.

Existing Businesses/Programs in the Region

K&B Timberworks – Reserve, NM: (575) 533-6094
Alamo Natural Resources Program: (575) 854-2635 X1326
Solaro Energy, Inc.: solaroenergy.com (575) 838-3813


Workforce Relevant Information

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Incentives and Other Resources Available:

Wood Innovations Grant Program

Buck Sanchez

Collaboration Forest Restoration Program

Walter Dunn

New Mexico Solar Energy Association

  • nmsolar.org
    (see section on RE incentives and tax credits)

New Mexico Energy Conservation and Management Division

New Mexico Renewable Energy Industry Association

USDA – Rural Development

New Mexico Environmental Department

New Mexico Energy Roadmap Project