Fri. May 17th, 2024

NEW MEXICO RANKS THIRD LARGEST IN NATION’S WIND ENERGY

CLOVIS (KSMX)- New Mexico was ranked third in the nation in wind energy, as the state moves toward adopting more carbon-free energy options following the latest legislative session.

The American Wind Energy Association’s (AWEA) second-quarter market report showed the state hosting 2,774 megawatts (MW) of wind energy in construction or development, trailing Wyoming’s 4,831 MW and Texas’ 9,015 MW.

New Mexico was ahead of Iowa at 2,623 MW and South Dakota at 2,183 MW.

 

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