Vestas makes cuts at Pueblo factory

By: KKCO Email
By: KKCO Email

PUEBLO, Colo (KKCO) Company officials say the weak market is a result of Congress not renewing the federal wind-production tax credit, which is set to expire in December. Vestas has four plants in Colorado employing 1,700 people. The cuts are equal to about 3% of the company's 3,000 employees in the United States and Canada. There are about 5,000 jobs in the wind energy sector in Colorado.


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  • by anella Location: Colorado on Aug 20, 2012 at 06:12 AM
    If a business has to rely on MY tax dollars to survive it is NOT viable and should suffer any consequence the FREE market offers. If wind and solar energy were a suitable replacement for fossil fuels, you could not keep private investors away with a gun.
  • by Anonymous on Aug 19, 2012 at 03:55 PM
    The green energy mythology falls apart without governmental subsidies.....
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