The San Diego clean technology industry is a collaboration between public, private, and academic organizations working together to deploy IoT technologies and advance urban connectivity to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, increase water and energy efficiency, and drive economic growth in the region.

 The firms included in this cluster specialize in energy efficiency industrial products and semiconductor manufacturing, research, and development, testing, and as well as design, environmental, and technical consulting services.

Clean Technology

Industry highlights:

  • In San Diego County alone, the cleantech sector supports over 40,000 jobs and has an annual economic impact of $7.1 billion (Cleantech San Diego). 
  • The average annual earnings per job in the cleantech industry is $144,219.