• Albuquerque, NM goes solar with SunPower®

    Duke City’s future shines bright with solar energy

The state of solar in Albuquerque

Albuquerque, NM, is primed for solar energy production, thanks to its annual average of 280 sunny days—far above the national average.* About 97% of buildings in Duke City are solar-viable, creating the capacity to produce 6.3 million megawatt-hours—that’s 6.3 trillion watts of energy output for one hour—each year.*

Albuquerque’s leaders are dedicated to providing clean energy solutions for residents. In 2020, the city began constructing a 50-megawatt solar field to help Albuquerque achieve 88% of clean energy use by the end of 2021.*


How much solar energy does Albuquerque produce?

Albuquerque remains one of the U.S. leaders in producing solar energy. According to the Shining Cities 2020 report, Albuquerque ranks third in the nation, with 273.19 watts of solar capacity per person.

What are the advantages of going solar in Albuquerque?

Going solar in Albuquerque improves homeowners’ finances, makes their environment cleaner, and helps in other ways. The city receives on average six to seven peak sun-hours each day. This translates to plenty of solar energy production for those with solar panels.*

Using solar PV reduces your household’s dependence on the local electrical grid, resulting in lower monthly utility expenses by producing your own energy. Once your solar system is installed and ready to go, the panels will begin to generate power, so you’ll see immediate savings.

Solar panels are extremely eco-friendly. They produce no air pollution or greenhouse gases while powering your home. The energy is both clean and sustainable.

What’s the best way to go solar in Albuquerque?

Before going solar in Albuquerque, it’s important to note that solar systems are not one-size-fits-all for every property. Your unique energy needs, budget, and clean energy objectives will likely require custom solar solutions. As such, the easiest way to go solar is to enlist the assistance of a reputable, licensed solar provider.

Before meeting with a solar installer, use a savings calculator to quickly build a custom solar system design for your home. This virtual design will help you estimate how much money you’ll save on electric bills and the amount of power your system will produce.

The solar installer’s experienced team will then help you determine which system is best for your needs. These experts will work with you closely to ensure your new solar system adds to your home’s overall look while staying within your budget. Reputable solar companies also know about local and federal incentives that will reduce the initial costs of going solar.

Get started now. Request your consultation with the SunPower team. We’ll follow up with a quick call to schedule a time. You can also call us directly at (800) 786-7693.


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