Vestas announced Thursday layoffs at its Windsor and Brighton blade factories. The reduction affects 10 percent of Vestas’ statewide workforce of 1,100 employees.
Vestas has signed a two-year agreement to supply towers for several wind power projects. As a result, more than 100 workers will be hired on at the Vestas' tower plant in Pueblo.
Danish wind turbine maker Vestas is cutting the workweek to 24 hours for its Pueblo factory workers due to an industry slowdown caused by the delay in extending the Wind Tax Credit.
Danish wind turbine maker Vestas is cutting back hours for employees at its northern Colorado blade factories in Brighton and Windsor.
Colorado’s Democratic Senators issued statements Thursday urging congress to extend the Wind Energy Production Tax Credit (PTC) and avert more job losses for Colorado’s wind energy sector.