State Clean Energy Policy Analysis
NREL seeks to quantify the link between state policy and clean energy development and to determine policy effectiveness in meeting state goals. These activities include developing resources for state policymakers and stakeholders.
Learn more about the role of state clean energy policies.
Policy Impact and Effectiveness
NREL has developed the following online resources for investigating the impact and effectiveness state policies have on meeting clean energy goals:
Assessment of State Policy Effectiveness
Provides an overarching analysis on the impact policy has on clean energy goals and priorities
Clean Energy Development
NREL has published the following reports quantifying the connection between clean energy policy and the development of renewable energy and energy efficiency applications at the state level:
U.S. State Clean Energy Data Book
An analysis summarizing the status of state-level energy efficiency and renewable energy developments and supporting policy implementation
State of the States
A series of reports that analyze how and if clean energy development growth coincides with the implementation of specific state policies