A race to win the clean-tech market, or an opportunity to cooperate?
BAODING, China -- Water once ruled this teeming urban center, before the town's landmark 11-story building was surpassed by hundreds twice that size. The region's water quality made film production one of the city's top industries, but digital cameras put a swift end to that. And so began the hunt for something new. Baoding found it in "green" energy, specifically the manufacturing of wind turbines and solar photovoltaics.