Tag Archive | "China"
In his blog post of August 11, 2011, Bob Ferrari noted that supply chain consolidation is underway in solar manufacturing. This consolidation is due to decreased government subsidies, excess investments in production that led to decreased demand and price, according to Bob. Further, “Industry events however now point to China and Taiwan as possibly being the [...]
In his book, The Betrayal of American Prosperity, Clyde Prestowitz noted that Motorola was one of the first American companies to outsource manufacturing in China a few decades ago. At that time, Chinese workers were poorly trained and ill equipped to perform nearly anything. It was not better K-12 education and universities that came to [...]
Good News According to the Boston Globe (7/13/11), “Greater Boston ranks in the top 10 among the nation’s largest metropolitan areas for employment in the alternative energy industry, boosted by state policies that require utilities to purchase electricity generated by solar, wind and other nonpolluting power sources, according to a new study.” Is this employment [...]