Green Incentives in State Tax Laws

Created January 2009.

Table 1. Green Incentives by State

Digit entry denotes the number of incentives per category.  No entry means no incentive specified.  Other incentives include water protection, land conservation, green buildings, etc.

State/Jurisdiction

Renewable Energy

Energy Efficiency

Low Emission Vehicle

Alternative Fuel

Green Transport Infrastructure

Other Incentives

Alabama

1

1

 

 

 

2

Alaska

 

 

 

1

 

1

Arizona

6

1

1

1

 

3

Arkansas

 

 

1

 

 

2

California

4

1

 

 

 

1

Colorado

3

 

1

1

1

 

Connecticut

2

1

1

1

1

 

Delaware

 

 

 

1

 

2

Florida

3

 

 

1

1

1

Georgia

1

2

1

 

 

2

Hawaii

2

 

 

1

1

2

Idaho

3

1

 

1

1

 

Illinois

2

 

 

1

 

 

Indiana

1

2

1

1

1

3

Iowa

6

 

 

1

1

2

Kansas

1

 

1

1

1

 

Kentucky

2

3

 

1

1

1

Louisiana

3

 

1

1

1

 

Maine

 

 

 

1

1

1

Maryland

9

4

 

1

 

3

Massachusetts

7

2

 

1

 

2

Michigan

1

1

1

1

1

2

Minnesota

4

 

 

1

 

1

Mississippi

 

 

 

 

 

2

Missouri

1

2

 

 

1

 

Montana

7

2

1

1

1

 

Nebraska

3

 

1

1

1

 

Nevada

4

1

 

1

 

1

New Hampshire

1

 

 

 

 

 

New Jersey

2

 

1

1

 

2

New Mexico

8

2

1

1

 

3

New York

7

3

 

1

1

3

North Carolina

3

1

 

1

1

2

North Dakota

4

 

 

1

1

 

Ohio

4

 

 

1

 

 

Oklahoma

1

1

1

1

1

 

Oregon

3

2

1

1

1

6

Pennsylvania

1

 

 

 

 

2

Rhode Island

5

 

1

1

1

 

South Carolina

8

3

1

1

1

1

South Dakota

3

 

 

1

1

 

Tennessee

1

 

 

 

 

 

Texas

2

1

 

1

 

 

Utah

3

 

1

 

 

 

Vermont

3

1

1

 

 

 

Virginia

1

2

1

 

 

5

Washington

2

 

1

1

1

 

West Virginia

2

1

 

 

 

 

Wisconsin

1

 

1

 

 

2

Wyoming

1

 

 

1

 

 

Washington D.C.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Puerto Rico

3

 

 

 

 

 

Total number of states

45

24

22

36

24

28

Source: National Conference of State Legislatures, Department of Energy, Database of State Incentives for Renewable Energy, 2009.