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Mass. at 2d place in US in clean tech ranking

A commitment to energy efficiency, success in attracting private investment, and state policies that support alternative energy sources have helped Massachusetts develop one of the nation’s leading clean technology industries, according to a study released Tuesday.

Massachusetts finished second , behind California, in the annual survey by the industry research firm Clean Edge Inc. The state edged out Oregon for the first time in the four-year history of the rankings and beat New York and Colorado, as well.

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