SustainLane just ranked the top cities for cleantech incubation clusters in the nation and three out of five are in California. They are as follows:
1. Austin, TX
2. San Jose, CA
3. Berkeley, CA
4. Pasadena, CA
5. Greater Boston, MA
Very detailed discussion on Joel Makower’s blog.
Overview of SustainLane from their website:
“SustainLane provides online sustainability resources for government, business and consumers. Founded in 2004, SustainLane has benchmarked sustainability programs, policies and practices for the largest 50 U.S. cities.
SustainLane Government is the company’s dedicated desktop environment (www.sustainlane.us) and newsletter for state and local government officials and their contractors, providing a rich repository of sustainability best practices submitted by practitioners and policy makers. This password-protected content, currently free to state and local government professionals and their consultants, includes a searchable network of sustainability managers, experts and practitioners from states, cities and counties across the nation, enabling government entities large and small to work more efficiently in managing sustainable development approaches and projects.”
Author Neal Dikeman is a founding partner at Jane Capital Partners LLC, a boutique merchant bank advising strategic investors and startups in cleantech. He is the founding contributor of Cleantech Blog, and a Contributing Editor to AltEnergyStocks.com.