Arizona was ranked a top five state for solar power usage, according to the new Greenest States to Move to in 2023 report.
The report from House Method measured states on air, soil and water quality, state policies and eco-friendly initiatives, such as the use of renewable energy. Data was pulled from WalletHub, Consumer Affairs and various environmental agencies.
Arizona was cited for solar power capacity and the number of homes powered by solar, estimated at more than 789,000.
The top states for solar were, in order: California, Texas, Florida, North Carolina and Arizona.
States praised for their overall eco-friendly policies were Vermont, Oregon, Washington, New York and California. Wyoming was No. 1 for air quality. Hawaii was rated best for soil quality. California topped the water quality list.