Best States to Live Off the Grid

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35. Colorado
> Overall score: 48.05
> Projected 5-year growth of solar installations: 3,946 megawatts (13th highest)
> Projected 10-year growth of wind power production: 2,360 megawatts (24th highest)
> Average per-acre value of cropland: $2,240 (10th lowest)
> Number of critical-access hospitals: 32 (18th highest)

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34. California
> Overall score: 49.09
> Projected 5-year growth of solar installations: 24,874 megawatts (2nd highest)
> Projected 10-year growth of wind power production: 8,010 megawatts (7th highest)
> Average per-acre value of cropland: $13,860 (2nd highest)
> Number of critical-access hospitals: 36 (14th highest)

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33. Hawaii
> Overall score: 49.55
> Projected 5-year growth of solar installations: 825 megawatts (10th lowest)
> Projected 10-year growth of wind power production: 00 megawatts (3rd lowest)
> Average per-acre value of cropland: Not available
> Number of critical-access hospitals: 9 (11th lowest)

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32. New Mexico
> Overall score: 49.95
> Projected 5-year growth of solar installations: 4,365 megawatts (11th highest)
> Projected 10-year growth of wind power production: 4,850 megawatts (12th highest)
> Average per-acre value of cropland: $1,660 (6th lowest)
> Number of critical-access hospitals: 11 (13th lowest)

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31. South Carolina
> Overall score: 50.43
> Projected 5-year growth of solar installations: 1,456 megawatts (19th lowest)
> Projected 10-year growth of wind power production: 1,100 megawatts (14th lowest)
> Average per-acre value of cropland: $2,900 (13th lowest)
> Number of critical-access hospitals: 4 (7th lowest)

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