Below is a link to a good video showing how the US is moving forward with renewable energy. Here are some of the highlights.
A combination of federal and state rebates and tax incentives are providing strong incentives to adopt renewable energy. In Washington State, for example, home owners who install solar panels can expect a payback period of between 5 and 7 years.
Jobs in the US solar industry increased 13% last year, compared to just 2% for the overall economy.
In Texas, 1/4 of all electricity produced comes from wind farms.
The US outspends Canada 18 to 1 on per capita spending on clean tech.
The video also features Itek, a US solar manufacturer run by a Canadian.