New Mexico electricity rates in December 2016 averaged 12.08 cents per kilowatthour -- an estimated 1 percent less than the 12.21 cents per kilowatthour average rate in the U.S. overall in December 2016.
New Mexico natural gas rates in November 2016 averaged 10.06 dollars per thousand cubic feet -- an estimated 7 percent less than the 10.76 dollars per thousand cubic feet average rate in the nation overall in November 2016.
Los Angeles and Honolulu lead the way when it comes to solar power generation in the U.S. There are also some surprising cities cracking the top 10.
The U.S. DOE will be funding clean energy projects in two dozen American Indian and Alaska Native communities, it announced yesterday.
New Mexico has an estimated population of 2,059,179, which ranks 36th in the nation. 
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