The Obama administration approves a Wyoming site for what could be a 1,000-turbine wind power plant – but that doesn’t mean the project is a sure thing.
When wind turbines go in, employment grows and incomes rise, according to a new study that looks at wind power’s local economic impact.
Wind proponents hit Mitt Romney with a $500,000 ad campaign in hard-fought Colorado, blaming job losses on the Republican nominee and “his friends in Congress.”
Siemens is laying off 615 U.S. wind workers, mostly in Iowa and Kansas, as the production tax credit expiration looms.
Nuke giant Exelon argues the PTC is unfair, and gets bounced from the wind industry trade group. Meanwhile, a turbine tower manufacturer prepares to close down.
The National Resources Defense Council issues a new report promoting the jobs benefits that would accrue if Congress extends a key wind-energy tax credit.
Americans For Prosperity, the Koch brothers-backed group, leads a call on Congress to allow the wind power production tax credit to expire.
Ventower was a hero when it opened a wind-power tower plant on a Michigan brownfield, but orders are drying up as the industry pulls back.
Once, Solyndra was going to make clean energy an albatross for President Obama. But with wind the focus, everything seems to have changed.
Vestas trims its Pueblo, Colo., wind tower workforce, the latest cutback amid continued uncertainty regarding the fate of the production tax credit.