Desde la energía solar y eólica, hasta la creación de empleo y la reducción de la contaminación ¿cuáles estados impulsan la energía limpia en EE.UU y son ejemplo a seguir? Lea el resumen ejecutivo y nuestra entrada de blog en español.
Sometimes progress is easy to see. Such is the case with clean energy, as wind, solar, and energy efficiency programs continue to grow and expand.
But where exactly is the progress happening? Which states are driving clean energy, and in what ways?
Our Clean Energy Momentum state ranking examines the data behind clean energy leadership. Using a set of 12 easy-to-understand metrics, we found that multiple states stand out as clear winners, including California, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Hawaii, and others—not all of whom are expected.
The scorecard considers state leadership from a wide range of angles and timescales. The goal? A clear, multi-dimensional understanding of which states are pushing clean energy forward.
The analysis measured momentum using several metrics, including clean energy job creation, power plant pollution reduction, and each state’s use of renewables, efficiency, and electric vehicles. Other metrics look for clean energy and climate policies likely to keep the momentum growing.
For each of the 12 metrics, the top-performing state received a 10, the bottom state received a zero, and the others were rated according to their position relative to those two benchmarks.