Regulation in California has generally been good for the relocation-related businesses in Nevada in Arizona. Now, California is looking to prop up the home electronics retailers in neighboring states:
"To reduce the electrical draw from TVs, the commission has proposed the nation's first mandatory energy limits on televisions -- limits that many large LCD and plasma TVs on the market do not meet.
"'We want to get rid of energy-guzzling televisions,' said Adam Gottlieb, spokesman for the state energy commission.
"The proposed rules would take effect from 2011 to 2013, eventually cutting the use of power by 50 percent.
"But only one-fourth of TVs now sold in the state meet the standard