While some people wonder whether there’s too much hot air in the clean-tech sector, the man who has advised California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger on environmental matters says the industry is just beginning to reach its potential.

This report according to Green Tech blog writer, Carl-Gustav Linden, today in his recap of a CNET.com interview of “California’s green guru,” Terry Tamminen.

Regardless of who sets up shop in the Oval Office in January, sweeping changes in federal energy and climate policy are expected to give the clean-tech industry a big boost, says Terry Tamminen, former director of the California Environment Protection Agency and now a clean-tech adviser for
Pegasus Capital Advisors.