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  • Maine’s Renewable Portfolio Standard Drives Clean Energy Economy

    Maine is a pioneer in the development of clean energy, especially wind, biomass, and hydropower. The state has the highest renewable portfolio standard in the country, requiring 40 percent of electricity to come from clean energy sources by 2017—approximately double the goal of most of the other 28 states with similar policies. Maine also has a wind capacity goal of 8 gigawatts by 2030, 5 ... Read More

  • Keystone State Emerges as Rising Clean Energy Leader

    Leveraging its legacy in manufacturing and conventional energy production, Pennsylvania has developed a growing clean energy economy. Over the past five years (2009 to 2013), the Keystone State added nearly 1.4 gigawatts of clean energy capacity and attracted $3.5 billion in private investment. New project installations over the next decade are expected to add 5 GW of capacity and generate $17.7... Read More

  • Georgia's Emerging Solar Industry Spurred by Policy

    Abundant biomass and solar resources, falling materials costs, and innovative research have launched Georgia into the national spotlight as a clean energy leader. State and federal policies have helped to make the Peach State the fastest-growing solar market in the country. Read More

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