Economic Impact Study Experts

We identify and quantify the major economic impacts resulting from the construction and operation of the project. The typical analysis reports the increased dollars flowing into the study area, job creation numbers, and total tax generation. Our deliverables are tailored to the needs of our clients.

Cal Poly generates $1.4 billion in Economic Impact

As one of the 23 campuses in the California State University system, California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly) is world-renowned for its Learn by Doing approach to education and its unique comprehensive polytechnic identity. For Fiscal Year 2012-2013, Cal Poly created a total economic impact of $1.414 billion on San Luis Obispo and nothern Santa Barbara counties. Direct impacts totaling $1.1 billion led to an additional $313.9 million in indirect and induced spending in the local area. Increased factor productivity (increased regional educational attainment because of the existence of Cal Poly) made up 57% of the total direct impacts.

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Diablo Canyon Power Plant generates much more than electricity

Diablo Canyon Power Plant (DCPP) produced an estimated 18,566 megawatt hours of electricity in 2011, with a wholesale value of $675.6 million. With local expenditures for goods and services of $22 million, a local payroll of $202.5 million, and paid out pension of $19 million, the total economic impact generated in the local area was $919.8 million. The existence of DCPP created a total of 3,358 jobs locally in 2011, including the 1,483 jobs at the Plant. To state this in another way, each DCPP job has created more than one additional job in the local economy. Additinally, DCPP pays their unitary tax bill of $25 million each year, with most of the money going to local school districts.

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