Wind Energy http://www.kunc.org en Catching Up With Former Gov. Bill Ritter On Fracking, Energy Policy http://www.kunc.org/post/catching-former-gov-bill-ritter-fracking-energy-policy <p>Since 2011, former Colorado Governor Bill Ritter has traveled the country advising about clean energy policy as director of Colorado State University's <a href="http://cnee.colostate.edu/" target="_blank">Center for the New Energy Economy</a>.</p><p> Fri, 04 Apr 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Grace Hood 55166 at http://www.kunc.org Catching Up With Former Gov. Bill Ritter On Fracking, Energy Policy Wind Energy PTC Included In Tax Extenders Bill http://www.kunc.org/post/wind-energy-ptc-included-tax-extenders-bill <p>It’s been a bit of a rollercoaster week for the wind industry across the U.S. After a production tax credit <a href="http://thehill.com/blogs/e2-wire/e2-wire/202299-tax-extenders-bill-includes-incentives-for-biofuels-energy-efficiency">wasn’t included in an original draft of the Tax Extenders Bill</a>. An amendment extending the credit for two years <a href="http://blogs.marketwatch.com/capitolreport/2014/04/03/wind-energy-production-credit-breezes-into-tax-extenders-bill/">was tacked on to an April 3</a> draft passed by the Senate Finance Committee.</p><p> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 22:28:22 +0000 Grace Hood 55172 at http://www.kunc.org Wind Energy PTC Included In Tax Extenders Bill Vestas Reports 2013 Profit, Continues To Hire New Workers http://www.kunc.org/post/vestas-reports-2013-profit-continues-hire-new-workers <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Wrapping up 2013 with positive news, Danish wind turbine manufacturer </span>Vestas<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> has posted a $295 million fourth quarter profit. That’s the company’s first profit following a two year turnaround plan executed by company leaders.</span></p><p> Tue, 04 Feb 2014 22:09:16 +0000 Nathan Heffel 53857 at http://www.kunc.org Vestas Reports 2013 Profit, Continues To Hire New Workers Vestas Says Hundreds Will Be Hired At Brighton, Windsor Plants http://www.kunc.org/post/vestas-says-hundreds-will-be-hired-brighton-windsor-plants <p>Wind turbine manufacturer Vestas Wind Systems says it will begin hiring hundreds of new employees at three of its four Colorado factories.</p><p> Thu, 07 Nov 2013 21:32:41 +0000 Nathan Heffel 51672 at http://www.kunc.org Vestas Says Hundreds Will Be Hired At Brighton, Windsor Plants Vestas Changes CEO, Decides To Keep Pueblo Plant http://www.kunc.org/post/vestas-changes-ceo-decides-keep-pueblo-plant <p>Danish wind turbine maker Vestas Wind Systems has ousted its CEO after posting worse than expected loses this past quarter.</p><p> Wed, 21 Aug 2013 19:29:26 +0000 Nathan Heffel 48634 at http://www.kunc.org Vestas Changes CEO, Decides To Keep Pueblo Plant