A new state law mandates that New Jersey will get 50 percent of its power from clean energy by 2030. Such an ambitious target surpasses even some current leaders, including Massachusetts (nudge, nudge) and Hawaii. We surveyed how several states stack up against New Jersey clean energy goals. A little competition never hurt anyone, right?
* Goal set for 2020: Colorado, Kansas; by 2025: Illinois, Virginia; by 2032: Vermont. Sources: eia.gov; ncsl.org; utilitydive.com