Nevada's Lt. Gov. Brian Krolicki discusses the 'spectacular' growth in trade and investment between China and Nevada in the last 10 years during a recent interview in Beijing.
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Using 250 tons of steel to fabricate the nearly 8,000 components that make up a wind turbine, the A-Power plant was also a potentially huge financial windfall for the United Steel Workers and the American steel industry.
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With more than 57 million Chinese traveling abroad while spending $48 billion dollars, U.S. state tourism offices are working harder than ever to attract tourists from China
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Senator Harry Reid (D-Nev), center, is seen here arriving with Jinxiang Lu, second from right, chairman and CEO of A-Power Energy Generation Systems for the dedication of a wind farm in Henderson, Nev., on Oct. 12, 2010.
The Nevada Council of Tourism created a Chinese language tourism page as one way to help Chinese tourists learn more about the state.
Blessed with more than 250 days of sunshine a year as well as ample wind and geothermal resources, Nevada has been aggressive in seeking out Chinese investment for renewable energy projects.