Study: Clean tech adds $2.5 billion, 20,000 jobs to Austin economy


Click here to view original web page at www.mystatesman.com

The clean technology sector contributes $2.5 billion annually to the Austin area’s economy and employs 20,000 people in Central Texas, according to a new study released by city leaders and industry advocates Wednesday.

What’s more, employment in the field is expected to grow 11 percent in the Austin area by 2020, according to the study conducted by Austin-based Civic Analytics, a development consulting firm, and the Austin Technology Incubator.

The story you're reading is premium content from the Austin American-Statesman. Subscribers get total access to all our in-depth news, digital editions and exclusive premium content. You can now also buy a 24-hour digital pass or 7-day digital pass.