The Photo voltaic Power Industries Affiliation (SEIA) introduced that the Renewable Energy Industries Association of New Mexico (REIA-NM) is now an official state affiliate. REIA-NM turns into the twenty first state affiliate of the nationwide photo voltaic and storage industries commerce affiliation, increasing a community of organizations and sources devoted to advancing the photo voltaic sector nationwide.
“With quickly rising alternatives in photo voltaic, the Southwest is primed to thrive all through the clear power transformation,” mentioned Abigail Ross Hopper, president and CEO of SEIA. “This new partnership between SEIA and the Renewable Power Industries Affiliation of New Mexico will assist New Mexico increase its photo voltaic trade and compete with different states within the area by offering an inflow of sources and growing the power behind photo voltaic coverage campaigns.”
New Mexico is the thirteenth fastest-growing photo voltaic market within the nation, with 2.6 GW projected to be put in over the subsequent 5 years. Round 6.14% of the state’s electrical energy comes from photo voltaic — greater than double the nationwide common — however New Mexico is lagging behind a few of its sunny neighbors like Nevada and Arizona.
REIA-NM is the third SEIA state affiliate within the Southwest. Established in 2004, REIA-NM represents 48 renewable power companies within the state and advocates for the expertise, finance, public curiosity, and environmental insurance policies that assist the trade’s continued development.
“New Mexico has the second-best photo voltaic entry within the U.S. and is effectively positioned to be a significant producer of photo voltaic power,” mentioned REIA-NM government director Jim DesJardins. “The Renewable Power Industries Affiliation of New Mexico is happy to turn out to be a SEIA affiliate and we sit up for working with SEIA to advance insurance policies for a clear power financial system.”
SEIA’s state affiliate program establishes formal partnerships between the photo voltaic trade’s nationwide commerce affiliation and photo voltaic advocates across the nation. By coordinating efforts, these partnerships assist the trade’s main advocates to efficiently advance the insurance policies and applications essential to speed up photo voltaic deployment and meet clear power targets.
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