Excerpt from article: San Diego’s ranking was determined by its high scores in the following categories: advanced transportation (third), carbon electricity and carbon management (third), clean tech investment, innovation and workforce (fifth), and green buildings (19th)
- San Diego has over 1,000 LEED and Energy Star buildings and 14,366 electric vehicles, a 680 percent growth over the 2012 index
- San Diego raised $828 million in clean tech venture capital funding in the last three years and was one of three cities in the index with a 100 percent renewable electricity pledge
- “The San Diego metro area continues to show strong leadership in deployment of advanced vehicles and their charging/fueling infrastructure, clean electricity and carbon management, and clean tech investment”
Citation and Link: Callahan, Katie. “San Diego Ranks Third Nationally for clean tech Leadership.” San Diego Business Journal. 17 May. 2016. Web. 18 May. 2016
Picture Citation and Link: Karnes, Ben. “San Diego Utility a Leader in Renewable Energy.” Patch. 26 Aug. 2015. Web. 18 May. 2016.