Green has been the bright spot in communications, even for the glut field of writing. Those of us who could master the concepts such as zero-energy buildings and dense-energy batteries for electric cars found ourselves with plenty of assignments. The clients - and employers - tend to be smart. That has been an added-value of working with the greens. And, every organization has been recognizing the power of green branding. GE demonstrated that in spades with Ecoimagination and Wal-Mart has been greening its global supply chain.
Then solar manufacturer Solyndra, recipient of more than a half-million in loan guarantees, went bankrupt. In a presidential campaign year, no surprise the party trying to get back into the White House has made that a high-profile issue. To represent it at the coming Congressional hearing, Solyndra even has hired law firm McDermott Will for advice, reports THE BLOG OF THE LEGAL TIMES.
Jaws-dropped, we wait to see how much damage in terms of investor confidence will happen in the green sector. Those businesses are capital-intensive.