20 May '11, 2pm

California, Oregon, Massachusetts, New York, and Colorado Top the Nation in Clean Energy Leadership

California, Oregon, Massachusetts, New York, and Colorado Top the Nation in Clean Energy Leadership

According to Clean Edge’s assessment and ranking of more than 70 different indicators in technology, policy, and capital, the top 10 states in the nation are California, Oregon, Massachusetts, New York, Colorado, Washington, New Mexico, Minnesota, Connecticut, and Vermont. Key market indicators tracked by Clean Edge include total electricity produced by clean-energy sources, hybrid and electric vehicles on the road, clean-energy venture and patent activity, and policy regulations and incentives. The 2011 Leadership Index paints an important and insightful picture of the U.S. clean-energy landscape. Based on this analysis the bottom 10 states in this year’s rankings (placing 41st through 50th) are Oklahoma, Wyoming, Alaska, North Dakota, Louisiana, Nebraska, Arkansas, Alabama, Mississippi, and West Virginia. Highlights from this year’s research include: Three states now gen...

Full article: http://www.renewableenergyworld.com/rea/news/article/2011...

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