Only 3 days left: Gov. Martinez has until Friday to sign bills that passed the legislature. Call Gov. Martinez now and urge her to sign the solar tax credit into law.
Click on any of the links on this page to read talking points about the bill to extend New Mexico’s solar tax credit.
The extension of solar tax credit (SB 391) was one of the few environmental bright spots of this year’s legislative session. Thanks to the calls you made, SB 391 passed both the Senate and House with bipartisan support.
The Extend Solar Market Development Tax Credit (SB 391) awaits the Governor’s signature or veto. She has until this Friday to decide but she needs to hear from you.
Tell Gov. Martinez to support solar energy in New Mexico. Call her NOW and urge her to sign SB 391.
This bill extends the current tax credit for residential, commercial and agricultural solar installations that is set to expire at the end of 2016.
Solar energy is great for New Mexico for many reasons. It reduces air and water pollution, improves public health and creates jobs. This tax credit has proven to be successful, assisting the booming local industry to grow 73% from 2012 to 2013, for a total of 1,900 solar jobs in New Mexico.
As the second sunniest state, we only get 2% of our electricity from the sun – far below our potential. Tell Gov. Martinez that our state needs to embrace the energy sources of the future. Call her NOW to sign SB 391.