Jobs Dwindle During Green Power DebateAn eerie quiet has settled over the Walker Components plant, which assembles custom cables for a global wind turbine company. Orders are down from earlier in the year and one-third of its employees have been laid off this year.
Colorado's Wind Energy Industry Could Be In Big TroubleAnother 80 workers at the Vestas plant in Brighton are now out of a job. Vestas says those are part of the latest round of layoffs at its U.S. plants. Two-hundred Colorado workers have been let go so far this year and more are expected down the road.