State of the States 2009 — Renewable Energy Development and the Role of Policy
NREL's State of the States 2009 analysis tracks the progress of renewable energy development within the states, as well as the policies and support mechanisms implemented to encourage this development. It identifies those states that are leading the way in developing a clean energy economy.
The analysis presents key findings and results on:
- State trends in renewable energy generation
- State policy implementation
- State policy impacts on renewable energy development
- Contextual factors affecting renewable energy development
To learn more about the purpose, background, and methodology of this analysis, see the full report, State of the States 2009: Renewable Energy Development and the Role of Policy .
The report was developed as part of the Clean Energy Policy Analyses project.