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States starting to eat CA's cleantech lunchPosted by Gino DiCaro, VP, Communications on Aug. 14, 2009
In the same report, venture investor, Vinod Khosla warned that high costs and slow permitting processes were threatening to drive many advanced biofuels companies out of California.
In another study recently released, the Milken institute took a look at high tech manufacturing growth. Of course many of the cleantech industries come out of this particular sector. The results were stunning when it came to California's major competitor, Texas. Their high tech manufacturing as a percentage of GSP grew by 86 percent in 7 years. California's grew by only 7 percent.
Meanwhile many leaders and policymakers either ignore the impediments to growth and some even say their is no reason for concern. If that continues, we deserve to go lunchless.
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