Go Green

The City of Las Cruces Economic Development Department can help businesses and residents balance economic vitality, environmental health, and social responsibility now and in the future. 


The How to Go Solar (PDF) provides residents, business owners, solar developers, and installers with a complete list of solar essentials. Here you can learn about solar technologies, rebates and incentives, and educational opportunities.

The City of Las Cruces has received recognition from the Department of Energy’s Solsmart program for its efforts in making it faster, easier, and more affordable to go solar!


State of New Mexico Clean Energy Incentives

Clean Energy Performance Financing

State of New Mexico Tax Incentives

Other State Funding Opportunities

PACE (Property Assessed Clean Energy) Bond Financing
Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) programs  help homeowners cover the initial purchase and installation costs of renewable-energy systems.

Utility Incentives

New Mexico Public Regulation Commission: Utilities - Energy Efficiency
Utilities in New Mexico offer rebates, discounts and other   incentives for their customers to save energy, including efficient cooling  equipment rebate, Energy Star computer rebate, solar energy incentives,  refrigerator recycling, free low flow showerhead, insulation rebate, building  retrofit rebate, business tune ups, Energy Star new home rebate, solar screens  rebate, lighting discounts, and home energy checkup discount. You can even get  paid if you reduce electricity demand on high-use days. Click on the link above to find out which incentives are for you.

Other State Incentive Information

Gross Receipts Tax Exemption for Wind and Solar Systems

Federal Tax Incentives

Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings
Federal Tax Credits for Consumer Energy Efficiency

Other Federal Funding Opportunities

Clean Renewable Energy Bond Program
Qualified Energy Conservation Bonds