Solar Blog

Solar Knowledge is POWER: Your Solar System and the Utility Grid

Solar panel systems interact with utility grids in various ways. In PNM territory, the majority of Affordable Solar residential customers fall into the utility’s “Small PV” group, meaning the solar ...

How to Finance a Residential Solar Array

Solar Financing for Homeowners The perception of solar costs being prohibitively high lingers from the early days of the industry. In actuality, solar equipment has become more efficient and less ...

How Can I Use the Federal Solar Tax Credit to Help Fund My New Solar Installation?

How do taxes fit into the solar conversation? Solar is an environmentally-friendly home improvement that can bring you tax benefits as well as save you money on your electricity costs. ...

Going Solar: Commercial Edition

The adoption of solar by homeowners in New Mexico has nearly tripled over the last three years, but the rate that commercial buildings are going solar has remained relatively low. ...

Affordable Solar wins 2017 Project of the Year with Roadrunner Food Bank

This November, Affordable Solar was recognized by Solar Builder Magazine as the 2017 Project of the Year.  This featured recognition ...

Referral Award Program Update!

Have you ever wondered about a referral program for Affordable Solar? A great deal of customers send referrals our way, ...

Summer Solar Savings

Summer's sweltering heat is finally here, and its back with a vengeance. If you're like me, you've been searching for ...

Summertime Events

It's finally summertime, the perfect season to spend time outside at many of the great events around the Duke City. ...

First Electricity Bill – Post Solar

The big decision to "Go Solar" is well intentioned and based on several well-planned measures, usually involving the ability to ...

Solar Installation Day

After all the planning is complete, the actual day of energy independence is finally on the horizon. Now we can ...