NY State ranks 3rd for clean energy patents

Robin Humphrey —  Friday, January 4, 2013

According to the Clean Energy Patent Growth Index, inventors in our state received 63 clean energy patents in the third quarter of 2012. That puts us in the number 3 spot in world behind Japan, who was number one with 212 patents and second place California with 82.  Clean energy refers to such technologies as fuel cells, along solar and wind power.