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Clean Energy in My State

This website features renewable energy resource maps as well as information organized by state about DOE-funded projects, energy statistics, and news. Learn more about your state.

EERE's State Summaries educate policymakers and the public about EERE investments and their positive impacts in individual states across the country.

Programs and initiatives

Better Buildings Neighborhood Program works with communities to promote energy efficiency upgrades in homes and other buildings.

Building America conducts energy-efficient home research projects in the states.

Clean Cities supports coalitions in the states dedicated to reducing petroleum use in transportation.

Geothermal Technologies Office funds geothermal projects in the states.

Green Power Network provides information on green power options in the states.

Integrated Deployment State and Territory Projects apply clean energy solutions to reduce fuel use in some states.

Advanced Manufacturing Office works in the states to help industry use energy more efficiently.

Tribal Energy Program supports energy projects on tribal lands in the states.

The State and Local Energy Efficiency Action Network is a state and local effort to take energy efficiency to scale and achieve all cost-effective energy efficiency by 2020.

Weatherization & Intergovernmental Programs Office provides funding and technical assistance to state and local governments to facilitate the adoption of renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies.

WINDExchange is the Wind Program’s platform for disseminating credible information about wind energy.

Technical Assistance and Tools

The Technical Assistance Program Solution Center provides states and communities with resources to help them implement successful energy efficiency and renewable energy projects.

The Weatherization Assistance Program Technical Assistance Center provides resources to help states and communities reduce energy costs for low-income families, particularly for the elderly and people with disabilities.

Clean Cities Technical Assistance has "Tiger Teams" that help states and local communities overcome obstacles for deploying alternative fuels and advanced vehicles.

Building Energy Codes Program State Technical Assistance helps states and local code enforcement jurisdictions adopt, upgrade, implement, and enforce residential and commercial codes.

The Standard Energy Efficiency Data Platform is a software tool that state and local governments can use to collect and analyze data for checking compliance with energy performance laws and more.

The Clean Energy Application Centers promote and assist with market transformation for combined heat and power, waste heat to power, and district energy technologies.

The SunShot Initiative's Ask an Expert can be used to pose a solar technical question.

Wind Energy Regional Resource Centers provide informational resources and tools  tailored to local needs to help communities weigh the benefits and costs of wind energy.

Using Efficient and Renewable Energy Technologies

Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency provides information on the use of local, utility, state, and federal incentives for energy-efficient purchases and improvements.