China aims to become solar tech production giant

This post over on SmartPlanet illustrates just how serious China is getting about solar technology production, and should serve as a reminder of the sorts of activities the United States will need to embrace if it doesn't want to be left behind. The country is spending upwards of $740 million to create a "Solar Valley," which has already attracted 100 companies.

This post over on SmartPlanet illustrates just how serious China is getting about solar technology production, and should serve as a reminder of the sorts of activities the United States will need to embrace if it doesn't want to be left behind. The country is spending upwards of $740 million to create a "Solar Valley," which has already attracted 100 companies. In 2009 alone, China invested $34 billion in solar panels, wind turbines and other renewable energy technologies.

Newsletters

You have been successfully signed up. To sign up for more newsletters or to manage your account, visit the Newsletter Subscription Center.
See All
See All