Best States to Live Off the Grid

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15. Vermont
> Overall score: 56.87
> Projected 5-year growth of solar installations: 177 megawatts (2nd lowest)
> Projected 10-year growth of wind power production: 430 megawatts (7th lowest)
> Average per-acre value of cropland: $9,530 (3rd highest)
> Number of critical-access hospitals: 8 (10th lowest)

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14. Wisconsin
> Overall score: 57.19
> Projected 5-year growth of solar installations: 4,932 megawatts (10th highest)
> Projected 10-year growth of wind power production: 1,780 megawatts (19th lowest)
> Average per-acre value of cropland: $5,280 (18th highest)
> Number of critical-access hospitals: 58 (6th highest)

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13. South Dakota
> Overall score: 57.74
> Projected 5-year growth of solar installations: 252 megawatts (4th lowest)
> Projected 10-year growth of wind power production: 2,400 megawatts (23rd highest)
> Average per-acre value of cropland: $3,390 (20th lowest)
> Number of critical-access hospitals: 39 (10th highest)

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12. Wyoming
> Overall score: 57.84
> Projected 5-year growth of solar installations: 234 megawatts (3rd lowest)
> Projected 10-year growth of wind power production: 8,740 megawatts (6th highest)
> Average per-acre value of cropland: $1,600 (5th lowest)
> Number of critical-access hospitals: 16 (22nd lowest)

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11. Missouri
> Overall score: 58.25
> Projected 5-year growth of solar installations: 1,707 megawatts (24th lowest)
> Projected 10-year growth of wind power production: 4,350 megawatts (15th highest)
> Average per-acre value of cropland: $3,810 (23rd lowest)
> Number of critical-access hospitals: 35 (15th highest)

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