Best States to Live Off the Grid

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20. Maine
> Overall score: 54.25
> Projected 5-year growth of solar installations: 1,785 megawatts (25th highest)
> Projected 10-year growth of wind power production: 2,300 megawatts (25th highest)
> Average per-acre value of cropland: $9,530 (3rd highest)
> Number of critical-access hospitals: 16 (22nd lowest)

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19. Oregon
> Overall score: 55.18
> Projected 5-year growth of solar installations: 2,511 megawatts (18th highest)
> Projected 10-year growth of wind power production: 6,090 megawatts (9th highest)
> Average per-acre value of cropland: $3,310 (18th lowest)
> Number of critical-access hospitals: 25 (25th highest)

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18. Tennessee
> Overall score: 55.54
> Projected 5-year growth of solar installations: 1,664 megawatts (22nd lowest)
> Projected 10-year growth of wind power production: 1,310 megawatts (16th lowest)
> Average per-acre value of cropland: $4,130 (24th lowest)
> Number of critical-access hospitals: 16 (22nd lowest)

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17. Idaho
> Overall score: 56.64
> Projected 5-year growth of solar installations: 937 megawatts (12th lowest)
> Projected 10-year growth of wind power production: 1,890 megawatts (21st lowest)
> Average per-acre value of cropland: $4,450 (24th highest)
> Number of critical-access hospitals: 27 (23rd highest)

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16. Arkansas
> Overall score: 56.84
> Projected 5-year growth of solar installations: 2,533 megawatts (17th highest)
> Projected 10-year growth of wind power production: 2,550 megawatts (22nd highest)
> Average per-acre value of cropland: $2,930 (15th lowest)
> Number of critical-access hospitals: 28 (21st highest)

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