Benchmarking Reports

Clean Edge publishes multiple reports benchmarking the clean-tech marketplace and the clean-energy economy. See our most recent reports below or download reports from our archive:

3rd Annual Grid Modernization Index

Published by the GridWise Alliance in collaboration with Clean Edge, the 3rd Annual Grid Modernization Index (GMI) ranks and assesses all 50 states and Washington DC, based upon the degree to which they have moved toward a modernized electric “Grid of the Future.” The Index report covers many other developments at the state and federal level, and offers Six Key Takeaways, providing lessons and best practices for a rapidly modernizing grid.   View Summary | Download  

Getting to 100

Created by Clean Edge and commissioned by SolarCity, the Getting to 100 report highlights major developments enabling the shift to 100% renewables. Getting to 100 also assesses and analyzes the full suite of options available for aggressively expanding corporate use of clean energy. The report also includes a Renewables Toolkit that walks through the main decision-making processes that companies need to consider as they pursue their renewable energy goals.  View Summary | Download  

The San Diego Clean-Tech Landscape

This briefing delves into the details of the San Diego region’s clean-tech sector, illustrating key trends and highlighting successes and opportunities in the region. It looks at green buildings, advanced transportation, clean electricity, and investment and innovation, as well as the leading policy factors impacting these markets. In addition to the comparative datasets for San Diego’s performance, the publication highlights key takeaways for the region.  View Summary | Download  

The Colorado Clean-Tech Landscape

This briefing digs deeper into the details of Colorado’s clean-tech sector, illustrating where the state’s strengths and some key opportunities lie. Report datasets cover a wide range of content, from clean electricity, advanced transportation, and green build­ings, to human and financial capital, to the public policies supporting these sectors.  View Summary | Download  


Clean Edge Report Archive

3rd Annual Grid Modernization Index

January 2016
49 pages
PDF Document

Getting to 100

November 2015
30 pages
PDF Document

2015 San Diego Clean Tech Landscape

November 2015
13 pages
PDF Document

2015 Colorado Clean Tech Landscape

October 2015
18 pages
PDF Document

2015 U.S. Clean Tech Leadership Index

June 2015
49 pages
PDF Document

U.S Homeowners on Clean Energy: A National Survey 2015

April 2015
38 pages
PDF Document

Benchmarking Utility Clean Energy Deployment: 2014

July 2014
33 pages
PDF Document

2014 U.S. Clean Tech Leadership Index

July 2014
49 pages
PDF Document

Clean Energy Trends 2014

March 2014
24 pages
PDF Document

U.S. Homeowners On Clean Energy: A National Survey

March 2014
37 pages
PDF Document

2013 U.S. Clean Tech Leadership Index

June 2013
52 Pages pages
PDF Document

Clean Energy Trends 2013

March 2013
22 pages
PDF Document

Clean Energy Trends 2012

March 2012
22 pages
PDF Document

Oregon's Clean Energy Economy

September 2011
22 pages
PDF Document

The Texas Solar PV Market

May 2011
9 pages
PDF Document

Clean Energy Trends 2011

March 2011
20 pages
PDF Document

Clean Tech Job Trends 2010

October 2010
24 pages
PDF Document

A Future of Innovation and Growth

April 2010
58 pages
PDF Document

Clean Energy Trends 2010

April 2010
20 pages
PDF Document

Clean Tech Job Trends 2009

October 2009
26 pages
PDF Document

Five Emerging U.S. Public Finance Models

October 2009
15 pages
PDF Document

Clean Energy Trends 2009

March 2009
23 pages
PDF Document

Carbon Free Prosperity 2025

October 2008
71 pages
PDF Document

Utility Solar Assessment (USA) Study

June 2008
76 pages
PDF Document

Clean Energy Trends 2008

March 2008
20 pages
PDF Document

Weaning the United States from Foreign Oil

May 2007
19 pages
PDF Document

Clean Energy Trends 2007

March 2007
18 pages
PDF Document

Clean Energy Trends 2006

March 2006
18 pages
PDF Document

Harnessing San Fransisco's Clean-Tech Future UPDATE

November 2005
15 pages
PDF Document

Clean Energy Trends 2005

March 2005
18 pages
PDF Document

Solar High-Impact National Energy Project

February 2005
44 pages
PDF Document

Harnessing San Francisco's CleanTech Future

October 2004
57 pages
PDF Document

Clean Energy Trends 2004

March 2004
18 pages
PDF Document

Solar Opportunity Assessment Report

December 2003
68 pages
PDF Document

Bringing Solar to Scale

July 2003
28 pages
PDF Document

Clean Energy Trends 2003

February 2003
18 pages
PDF Document

Building for the Future

November 2002
PDF Document

Clean Energy Market Trends to Watch

January 2002
11 pages
PDF Document

The Clean Revolution

June 2001
24 pages
PDF Document

Clean Tech: Profits and Potential

April 2001
14 pages
PDF Document