Bay to Market - Bay Area Regional Report

November 18, 2014
Next 10

In "Bay to Market: Bay Area Innovations Leading Clean Technology Development," Next 10 reports that the local culture of innovation, progressive policies, public-private partnerships, research institutions, the strong information technology sector and local investors are driving the region's clean economy.

Key findings include:

- The Bay Area is developing and implementing advanced transportation technologies and the region leads the nation in electric vehicle adoption.

- EV research and development is very strong, as well as technology advancements that increase the efficiency of conventional cars.

- The region has one of the largest concentrations of energy storage companies in the world.

- The Bay Area is home to a growing number of companies that develop, test, and manufacture building energy-efficiency technologies.

- Regional stakeholders are supporting the installation of advanced energy efficiency technology in Bay Area buildings.