Today, at the Santa Fe Community College's Biomass-powered heating facility, Governor Richardson signed HB 572, my solar financing bill. It was a terrific event at which the Governor also signed a broad range of clean energy bills that encourage development of new renewable energy technologies, incentivize the hiring of new employees for green-collar jobs, and allow counties to issue bonds to pay for new training programs in the renewable energy industry.
Here is the Governor signing the bill:
Here the Governor gives me the pen he used to sign the bill:
Now, the effort moves to the county governments, who must use these new tools to implement solar financing programs.