Best States to Live Off the Grid

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5. Oklahoma
> Overall score: 61.09
> Projected 5-year growth of solar installations: 2,877 megawatts (14th highest)
> Projected 10-year growth of wind power production: 5,560 megawatts (11th highest)
> Average per-acre value of cropland: $1,810 (7th lowest)
> Number of critical-access hospitals: 40 (9th highest)

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4. Minnesota
> Overall score: 61.25
> Projected 5-year growth of solar installations: 1,488 megawatts (20th lowest)
> Projected 10-year growth of wind power production: 3,990 megawatts (16th highest)
> Average per-acre value of cropland: $5,270 (19th highest)
> Number of critical-access hospitals: 77 (4th highest)

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3. Kentucky
> Overall score: 63.36
> Projected 5-year growth of solar installations: 1,594 megawatts (21st lowest)
> Projected 10-year growth of wind power production: 950 megawatts (13th lowest)
> Average per-acre value of cropland: $4,510 (23rd highest)
> Number of critical-access hospitals: 28 (21st highest)

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2. Texas
> Overall score: 65.58
> Projected 5-year growth of solar installations: 40,136 megawatts (the highest)
> Projected 10-year growth of wind power production: 43,640 megawatts (the highest)
> Average per-acre value of cropland: $2,150 (9th lowest)
> Number of critical-access hospitals: 88 (the highest)

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1. Iowa
> Overall score: 67.12
> Projected 5-year growth of solar installations: 1,304 megawatts (15th lowest)
> Projected 10-year growth of wind power production: 17,300 megawatts (3rd highest)
> Average per-acre value of cropland: $7,810 (12th highest)
> Number of critical-access hospitals: 82 (2nd highest)

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