By 2010, Wal-Mart and its suppliers are going to be a lot more energy efficient.
The retailing giant has set a goal of getting suppliers to increase the energy efficiency of its products by 25 percent in three years. For some suppliers, the standards are a little more stringent. By 2010, the company will only sell Energy Star-rated air conditioners. Flat panel TVs will have to be 30 percent more energy efficient than they are now.
"If we achieved our 25 percent goal just in the U.S. we would save enough electricity to power 3 million homes per … Read more