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New Mexico

Incentives/Policies for Renewables & Efficiency

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Drinking Water State Revolving Loan Fund   

Last DSIRE Review: 08/13/2014
Program Overview:
State: New Mexico
Incentive Type: State Loan Program
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Unspecified Technologies
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies: Photovoltaics, Other Distributed Generation Technologies
Applicable Sectors: Local Government, Public Water Systems
Amount:Loan recipients can receive principal forgiveness starting at 25% of project costs. Additional principal forgiveness may be available for projects earning "disadvantaged community" status and "green project" status, up to a maximum 75% principal forgiveness.
Terms:0% to 4% with terms of 20 years following a two-year construction period
Funding Source:Environmental Protection Agency Capitalization Grant; additional funds from state.
Start Date:1997
Web Site:

The Drinking Water State Revolving Loan Fund provides low-cost financial assistance to eligible public water systems to finance the cost of repair and replacement of drinking water infrastructure, maintain or achieve compliance with the federal Safe Drinking Water Act (SWDA) requirements, and protect drinking water quality and public health.

The program offers principal forgiveness starting at 25% of project costs. Depending on determinations to be made by the New Mexico Financing Authority, additional principal forgiveness for up to a total of 75% of project costs may be awarded for communities that qualify as disadvantaged communities and certified "green projects". Green projects include green infrastructure, water conservation, energy efficiency improvements, or other environmentally innovative activities. See the website above for complete details, including the fiscal year 2015 Intended Use Plan (effective July 2014).

  Todd Johansen
New Mexico Finance Authority
207 Shelby St.
Sante Fe, NM 87501
Phone: (505) 992-9654
Web Site:
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