While reading the New York Times yesterday, I came across this article on China and thought I would share it with everyone. It appears that China is set to take-over manufacturing of renewable energy technologies. It makes me wonder what Canada is doing in the field and why we aren’t doing more. Sure our labor costs are higher but that should not stop us from becoming a leader in technologies that will help cut energy costs in the future. What do you think?
China Leading Global Race to Make Clean Energy
China Is Leading the Race to Make Renewable Energy - NYTimes.com (external - login to view)
By KEITH BRADSHER
Published: January 30, 2010
“TIANJIN, China — China vaulted past competitors in Denmark, Germany, Spain and the United States last year to become the world’s largest maker of wind turbines, and is poised to expand even further this year.”