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Sunday, March 17, 2013

Winding Down

Winds change; turbine plant closes

BYRON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) - A wind turbine plant has closed just months after announcing a $2.5 million expansion and plans to add 90 workers. [Wood 8 TV . com}
Acciona to lay off near half of factory

About half the workers at a West Branch turbine plant will soon be jobless following a layoff announcement Monday. Acciona Windpower will eliminate 40 positions, company officials said. That follows hundreds of other wind energy layoffs in Iowa last year.[Press Citizen.com]

Some Vestas Wind System Factories for sale

DENVER (AP) — Wind turbine manufacturer Vestas Wind Systems is putting some of its factories up for sale, but officials would not say Wednesday if its tower factory in Pueblo is among them.[Huston Chronicle energy]

Iowa City industrial park empty despite use plans

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - An Iowa City industrial park on which the city has spent millions to develop sits empty, nearly two years after a Maryland-based wind turbine company announced it would build an $85 million plant and employ 175 people there.[ABC 5 News]

 Vt. wind project makes less power than expected
SHEFFIELD, Vt. (AP) - Officials say the Sheffield wind-power project generated less electricity than expected last year because of lower-than-expected wind speeds on the Vermont mountain where it is located and other factors.[WCAX.com]


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