Wind Energy

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Can’t Afford Your Own Wind Turbine? Rent One!

Renewable energy technologies are not entirely cost-effective for an individual at the moment, so one company is working to get around the financial deterrent by offering wind turbines for rent.

05/07/2015

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Colorado Leads Nation In Growth In Wind Energy Factory Jobs

The Denver Post reports Colorado led the nation in the growth of wind energy manufacturing jobs in 2014.

04/16/2015

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Colorado GOP Advances Rollback Of Renewable Energy Mandate

Colorado Republicans pushed one of their top priorities through the Senate on Thursday — rolling back renewable energy mandates.

02/05/2015

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Wind Power For Los Angeles Would Travel Across Colorado

Four companies proposed an $8 billion project Tuesday that within a decade could send wind energy generated on the plains of Wyoming to power-thirsty households in Southern California.

09/23/2014

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Vestas Gets Major Order

Wind turbine manufacturer Vestas Wind Systems has announced its biggest order in three years.

09/27/2013

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Wind Energy Gaining In Colorado

Colorado is among the nation’s top states in the development of wind energy, according to a report released Tuesday by the U.S. Department of Energy.

08/06/2013

Vestas has produced the longest blade for wind turbines in North America (credit: CBS)

Vestas Shows Off Prototype Blade For Wind Turbine

Wind turbine manufacturer Vestas is showing off a new prototype blade. It’s the longest blade ever made.

05/29/2013

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Renewable Energy Protest Continues In Colorado

Farmers and rural lawmakers are continuing to protest in hopes of persuading Colorado’s governor to veto a bill that could increase energy prices in rural Colorado.

05/15/2013

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Vestas Says Pueblo Factory Part Of Recovery Plan

Vestas Wind Systems is putting some of its factories up for sale, but officials said Wednesday their converted tower factory in Pueblo is still part of their recovery plan.

03/13/2013

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Xcel Energy Trying To Speed Schedule For Looking At Wind

Now that the federal wind production tax credit has been extended, Xcel Energy is asking Colorado regulators for permission to speed up its schedule for evaluating potential wind resources for its portfolio.

02/19/2013

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