4 The renewable energy index helps consumers, local governments, and utilit companies, etc. compare how green the energy is that's used in different areas.
5 It takes into account a variety of factors about local renewable energy usage and boils them down into a single score from 1-100.
6 This is like a city's walkability score, or on zillow/trulia/redfin it's like any of the ratings for schools etc. that you'd find
7 Can be used to help homebuyers comparison shop for green energy score, help gov't officials get a big picture view of their renewable energy usage, etc.