Best Cities For CleanTech Businesses

The latest benchmark from SustainLane tracks which American cities are the best incubators for clean technology companies.

"Cleantech ('clean technology') incubation is fast becoming a hot topic with national significance as opportunities for regional sustainable growth boom in response to recent climate change news and energy price instability."

"SustainLane Government analyzed US cities to see which led in combining Cleantech investments, infrastructure and supportive policies into a physical 'cluster.' "

The winners include Austin, Texas, San Jose, California, Berkeley, California, Pasadena, California, and the Greater Boston area.

Runners up include San Francisco, New York, Seattle, San Diego and Houston.

Full Story: Top US Cities for Cleantech Incubation Clusters

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Austin is seeing green

Austin Mayor Will Wynn says he's pleased that the city is being honored as the capital of cleantech development.

"The Clean Energy Incubator and Austin Energy have long been leaders in clean energy," he says. "The test-bed partnership is the first of its kind and will extend Austin's leadership in developing and using clean technologies. This will become a powerful economic engine for the city of Austin."

Cool to see: http://www.bizjournals.com/austin/stories/2007/02/26/daily7.html?from_rss=1

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