Clean Energy Grants Program (New Mexico)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place New Mexico

Name Clean Energy Grants Program
Incentive Type State Grant Program
Applicable Sector Schools, Local Government, State Government, Tribal Government
Eligible Technologies Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building, Custom/Others pending approval, Solar Water Heat, Solar Space Heat, Photovoltaics, Landfill Gas, Wind, Biomass, Renewable Transportation Fuels, Fuel Cells, Geothermal Heat Pumps, Ethanol, Methanol, Biodiesel
Active Incentive No

Implementing Sector State/Territory
Energy Category Renewable Energy Incentive Programs, Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount Varies

Start Date 2004-07-01

Maximum Incentive 200,000

Program Administrator New Mexico Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department
Date added to DSIRE 2004-03-09
Last DSIRE Review 2006-06-15

References DSIRE[1]


The Clean Energy Grants Program, administered by the Energy Conservation and Management Division of the New Mexico Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department (ECMD-EMNRD), supports the development of renewable energy, energy efficiency, and alternative transportation fuels technologies. Grants are available to municipalities and county governments, state agencies, public schools (K-12), post-secondary educational institutions (colleges/universities), and tribal entities.

Capital projects resulting from the current Request for Proposals will be required to meet performance measures established for the Program, including a 5% reduction in energy consumption in building projects or 15% increase in alternative fuel usage. Educational and non-capital projects must provide one of the following benefits: increasing the development of clean energy market demand; or advancing commercialization and widespread application of clean energy technologies.

In 2005, the ECMD-EMNRD awarded a total of about $2 million in funding for 23 projects, including energy efficiency lighting upgrades, photovoltaic and solar thermal installations, wind projects, a landfill gas-to-energy biomass facility, and an expansion of E-85 and biodiesel fuel station infrastructure within the state.

Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: House Bill 251 of 2004
Date Effective 2004-07-01
Date Enacted 2004-03-04

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Louise Martinez
Department New Mexico Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department
Division Energy Conservation and Management Division
Address 1220 S. St. Francis Drive

Place Santa Fe, New Mexico
Zip/Postal Code 87505
Phone (505) 476-3310


  • Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1  "Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE)"