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Colorado’s Wind Energy Industry Could Be In Big Trouble

Another 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.

10/10/2012

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Debate Over Wind Credit Enters Congressional Races

Republicans are walking a fine line when it comes to wind energy in Colorado, and it’s playing out in congressional races in the debate over a tax credit that impacts hundreds of jobs.

08/23/2012

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Colorado Senators Renew Call To Extend Wind Tax Break

Sen. Mark Udall is renewing his call to extend a wind-energy tax break following news of more layoffs at Vestas.

08/22/2012

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Vestas Lays Off About 30 At Brighton Plant

Vestas is laying off more Colorado workers, as uncertainty remains over whether a U.S. wind production tax credit will be extended.

08/21/2012

Both campaigns continue attack on each other in ads. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Obama Hits Romney On Wind In Radio Spot In Colorado

President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign is airing a new radio ad in Colorado attacking Mitt Romney for opposing a tax cut for wind energy companies.

08/20/2012

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Udall: Obama Supports Wind Energy Tax Break

Colorado Sen. Mark Udall says President Barack Obama supports extending a tax break for wind energy that supporters say is vital to the state’s wind-turbine industry.

05/25/2012

Vestas Reports Disappointing First Quarter

The world’s biggest maker of wind turbines in terms of revenue is reporting disappointing first-quarter revenue and earnings due to decreasing deliveries, high turbine costs and unexpected warranty provisions.

05/02/2012

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Colorado Company Keeps Close Eye On Political Fight Over Wind Energy

A battle is under way in Congress over renewing tax credits for wind energy production. Sen. Michael Bennet is among the Colorado leaders who are fighting to get the extension back on the table.

04/06/2012

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Wind Rights Bill Gets Overwhelming Support In Colorado

Wind energy is a growing industry in Colorado, and right now landowners can actually sell the rights to the wind above their property. But that may soon change.

02/28/2012

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