Wind Energy

2:26pm

Thu May 3, 2012
Politics

Senator Bennet Continues Fight for Wind Energy Tax Extension

Courtesy of Vestas

Colorado Senator Michael Bennet is renewing his push for an extension of the wind energy tax credit as one of Colorado’s largest turbine makers contemplates layoffs.

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12:16pm

Mon April 23, 2012
Environment

Colorado Schools Win Green Ribbon Awards

U.S. Department of Education

3:24pm

Tue March 13, 2012
Environment

Udall, Bennet Disappointed by Senate Wind Tax Vote

The US Senate has rejected the latest attempt to extend a popular wind energy production tax credit, even as wind power companies in states such as Colorado are threatening mass-layoffs if the credit goes away as it’s scheduled to at the end of the year.

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2:13pm

Mon March 12, 2012
Energy

Senate to Take Up Wind Tax Credit Extension

Wind Farm located just north of Colorado in Arlington, WY.
OLC Fiber Flickr - Creative Commons

Colorado’s wind energy industry is closely watching an anticipated vote in the US Senate Tuesday on a one-year extension of a popular wind power production tax credit. 

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2:00am

Wed March 7, 2012
Energy

Oklahoma Needs Qualified Wind Power Technicians

Originally published on Wed March 7, 2012 4:40 am

Transcript

RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

Oklahoma is one state benefitting from the energy boom, and in more ways than one. A wind power rush is underway there with companies competing to secure the windiest spots while breathing life into small towns.

But as Logan Layden of member station KGOU reports, the industry's expansion may be moving too quickly.

(SOUNDBITE OF GUSHING WINDS)

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