But, thanks to a Chinese white knight, all is well. Superior battery chemistry, which was to be a U.S. competitive advantage, is now theirs. But why are we surprised? The Chinese have all the money in the world, and if they ever called the loans they have out to the U.S., the global economy would stop, and our nation would be in foreclosure. The Chinese are intelligent, industrious, products of a superior, disciplined education system
Those efforts drive the clean-tech industry forward in a myriad of ways, from McGraw-Hill’s 14.1-megawatt solar power plant—the largest privately owned solar array in the Western Hemisphere—at its East Windsor, New Jersey, campus, to GE’s plans to purchase 25,000 EVs for corporate fleet use by 2015. Despite political rhetoric and U.S. federal legislative inaction to the contrary, corporate efforts to reduce carbon emissions around the world are alive and well.