Wind News Around the World

By SustainableBusiness.com News

 The looming expiration of the US wind production tax credit is already forcing hundreds of layoffs at US wind turbine and component makers.

Earlier this week, the world’s largest turbine maker Vestas Wind Systems gave out pink slips to about 20% of its 450-person workforce in Pueblo, Colorado this week. The company employs about 1,700 people in the state.

The move follows that Otter Tail Corp.’s wind tower subsidiary, DMI Industries Inc., of Tulsa, Oklahoma, will be shut down entirely, idling about 167 people… Read more

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