PV Leasing Program (New Mexico)

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Last modified on May 23, 2011.

Financial Incentive Program

Place New Mexico

Name PV Leasing Program
Incentive Type Leasing Program
Applicable Sector Livestock Water Pumping and stand-alone power
Eligible Technologies Photovoltaics
Active Incentive No

Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Renewable Energy Incentive Programs

Terms Indefinite
Program Administrator Southwestern Public Service Company

References DSIRE[1]


In early 1998, Southwestern Public Service Company started a solar leasing program. PV systems are leased for an undetermined period to customers for use in livestock water pumping and stand-alone power supplies. All of the utility’s customers are eligible and there is no requirement for a minimum distance from the grid. Each project is custom-fitted to the customer’s needs, with the utility handling all equipment maintenance. The leasing program is promoted through word-of-mouth.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Kent Johnson
Department Southwestern Public Service Company

Address P.O.Box 1937

Place Roswell, New Mexico
Zip/Postal Code 88202
Phone (806) 378-2166

Email kent.johnson@xcelenergy.com
Website http://www.swps.com/

  • 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)"