Data Story: Top 5 States for Renewable Energy R&D Awards

In fiscal year 2010, the U.S. spent $2.26 billion to fund research on alternative fuels, including solar, biomass, hydrogen, fuel cells, wind, and geothermal technologies.

The states receiving the most money from this program in 2010 are as follows:

  1. Wisconsin
  2. California
  3. Illinois
  4. Missouri
  5. Mississippi
Peruse our Renewable Energy Research and Development dataset to find out how much renewable R & D money your state and county got from the federal government--all the way back to 1993.