Madison Region Economic Partnership

 
May 19, 2011

Wisconsin Ranks #15 in U.S. Clean Energy Leadership Index

Clean Edge’s second annual U.S. Clean Energy Leadership Index, released May 18, 2011, provides the industry’s most comprehensive and objective analysis and ranking of how all 50 states, and the individuals, businesses, and organizations that operate there, compare across the clean-energy spectrum. According to Clean Edge's assessment and ranking of more than 70 different indicators in technology, policy, and capital, Wisconsin ranks #15 among all 50 states.

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.

A summary of the index is available at http://www.cleanedge.com/leadership.