Will Manufacturers Listen?

December 19th, 2008

Although I wasn’t surveyed for the Consumer Electronics Association’s (CEA) new report, “Going Green: An Examination of the Green Trend and What it Means to Consumers and the CE Industry,” it speaks for me. www.twice.com According to the survey, “89 percent of households want their next television to be more energy efficient, and 53 percent …

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Nano in My Neighborhood

December 17th, 2008

Today we released the findings of the Bay Area Nano Survey. Of the 129 companies that we surveyed, we received seven responses that were complete. Although we didn’t find out all the information that we requested in the survey, we did find out one thing – many companies are not willing to be transparent about …

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The Solar and electronic industries are close cousins. Will solar industry adopt the same toxic ways?

October 30th, 2008

At the recent International Solar Power Conference held in San Diego, I tapped a guy on the shoulder and asked him if he was news reporter Robert Mullins, who I’ve met on a few occasions and who recently penned a piece covering the environmental issues of solar manufacturing (http://earth2tech.com/?s=cigs). “I am if it involves money,” …

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