Sen. Stefanics and Rep. Roybal Caballero Introduce Community Solar Bill

Community solar would bring jobs, electricity bill savings for New Mexicans Santa Fe, NM -- Senator Liz Stefanics (D-39) and Representative Patricia Roybal Caballero (D-13) filed new legislation that would allow New Mexicans to participate in local community solar projects and join rooftop solar owners in the financial benefits of the solar energy market. The ...


Community Solar Would Deliver Jobs, Growth Touted in State of the State

Vote Solar releases new job and economic development estimates for community solar Santa Fe, NM -- New research shows that allowing community solar in New Mexico would create hundreds of jobs and nearly a quarter billion dollars in local economic investment, according to Vote Solar, a national solar advocacy group. In her State of the ...

Net Metering

Like rollover minutes for a cell phone, net metering gives solar energy customers full credit on their utility bills for the excess clean power they contribute to the grid.

This simple billing arrangement is one of the most important state policies for helping Americans generate their own power from the sun. By encouraging private investment in local solar power, it’s creating jobs, reducing utility costs, and building a cleaner energy future for us all.