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.
Vestas Wind Systems is planning to add hundreds of jobs at three Colorado factories in the first half of next year.
Wind turbine manufacturer Vestas Wind Systems has announced its biggest order in three years.
The preliminary route favored by federal regulators for a proposed $3 billion power line project to carry Wyoming wind power to California would create a new utility corridor through south-central Wyoming.
Xcel Energy Inc. is looking to add about 550 megawatts of wind power to its system in Colorado by 2016, which would boost its wind power by about 25 percent to more than 2,700 megawatts.
Vestas is laying off more Colorado workers, as uncertainty remains over whether a U.S. wind production tax credit will be extended.
Republican Rep. Cory Gardner is headed to an eastern Colorado wind farm to promote his efforts to increase domestic energy.
The town of Superior has big plans to save energy. They plan to be energy neutral in 10 years.