The solar electric power production industry is becoming increasingly interested in building solar installations – both Community and utility-scale solar facilities – in Santa Fe County.  Several of these are proposed to be located in the area for which The San Marcos Association (SMA) advocatesTo help our community understand these developments, SMA is providing links to important solar industry resources below.  As we find more such reliable resources, we will add them to this page.

Additional timely information can be found in the emails we send out announcing public meetings concerning project applications.  Links to past community mailings may be found at the bottom of this page.

This page is intended to provide background information, from which readers can generate their own questions, or support their positions.   Any opinions expressed in these materials are not the views of The San Marcos Association.

Current Proposed Projects in our area

Community Mailings From THE SAN MARCOS ASSOCIATION Regarding Proposed Solar Projects


Santa Fe County |Commercial Renewable Energy Projects

Text of the New Mexico Community Solar Act – SB84.

Public Regulation Commission Website re Community Solar

Santa Fe County Ordinance re Community Solar – Ordinance 2022-05

YouTube Explanation of Community Solar in NM

Coalition of Sustainable Communities in New Mexico – Community Solar

Industry Guide to Energy Storage Systems

APA Solar at Scale Guidebook