WindTV: Wind power breathes new life into small Colorado town
PTC uncertainty threatening job-generating industry
One of the most striking aspects of the wind power industry is how it blends 21st-century technology with old-school economic engines like manufacturing. That juxtaposition is nowhere more apparent than in the small town of Windsor, Colo.
Wind turbine manufacturer Vestas, which has opened several facilities in Colorado, has a blade plant in Windsor (population 18,644). Wind power has helped to breathe new life into American manufacturing, and Windsor is a prime example of how the clean, affordable energy technology has revitalized American towns. The community is featured on WindTV, the American Wind Energy Association’s (AWEA) vehicle to highlight ...