State’s largest solar power plant opens

NM solar power plant

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – A massive near solar power plant has opened in New Mexico in fact it’s currently the biggest in the state.

The Macho Springs solar facility is located near Deming on state trust land.

Over the next 20 years the facility will affect nearly 400,000 customers in both New Mexico and Texas.

The facility is expected to generate as much as $10 million for New Mexico schools through its lease. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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