As Congress debates how to solve the looming fiscal cliff, time is also running out for renewal of a tax credit promoting wind energy production.
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.
Wind turbine manufacturer Vestas Wind Systems has announced more job cuts in Colorado, saying it plans to lay off 75 workers at its blade factory in Brighton.
More Colorado layoffs have been announced by wind turbine maker Vestas. 30 jobs will be cut at its facility in Brighton.
On the campaign trail, President Obama is renewing calls on Congress to extend a popular tax credit on wind energy production.