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
Collaboration Forest Restoration Program
New Mexico Solar Energy Association
(see section on RE incentives and tax credits)
New Mexico Energy Conservation and Management Division
New Mexico Renewable Energy Industry Association
USDA – Rural Development