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States Are Leading Winds Of Change In U.S. Renewable Energy Revolution

Chris Brown | Posted 08.31.2016 | Green
Chris Brown

Today, states are at the epicenter of America's renewable energy revolution. And, because we have 50 state energy markets, big positive advances in state policy can accelerate the pace of this historic shift.

Wind Is Winning -- Delivering America's Clean Energy Future, Today

Chris Brown | Posted 08.02.2016 | Green
Chris Brown

It's remarkable how quickly the future can arrive. For the long-anticipated revolution in renewable energy, that future is today. And wind power is leading the way.

For America's Clean Energy Future, the Smart Money is on Wind

Chris Brown | Posted 06.20.2016 | Green
Chris Brown

Last month, at the wind industry's largest annual conference, WINDPOWER, I laid out the case as incoming Chairman of the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) that "Wind is winning" the battle to become our energy of choice.

Generation Wind - Building a Bridge to America's Clean Energy Future

Chris Brown | Posted 05.26.2016 | Green
Chris Brown

Sustainability is the next chapter in human progress, and the key is economic renewable energy technology. The paradigm shift towards sustainability is moving the energy industry from resource-constrained to technology-enabled, from destructive to creative.

The Markets Have Spoken -- America's Clean Energy Economy Is Here to Stay

Chris Brown | Posted 03.08.2017 | Green
Chris Brown

Much has been written about the Supreme Court putting a temporary hold on implementing the EPA's Clean Power Plan (CPP). But arguably the bigger news -- and harbinger of things to come -- is the dominance that low-cost wind energy and other renewables have achieved in the new power marketplace.

Make CSR Hard Core

Jens Martin Skibsted | Posted 02.05.2014 | Business
Jens Martin Skibsted

Corporate ethics is booming. Every major company has its own Corporate Social Responsibility program. CSR consulting is big business, and more and more companies are following suit. But is social responsibility also economically sustainable?

Vestas Receives Largest Order Since 2010

The Greeley Tribune | | Posted 11.26.2013 | Denver

Vestas has landed its largest order globally in three years one of the largest so far in the United States. Duke Energy Renewables out of Texas place...

Vestas, GE Seek Domestic Wind Power Projects

The Greeley Tribune | Sharon Dunn | Posted 09.07.2013 | Denver

Orders for wind turbines for Vestas have ramped up worldwide, but projects in the United States are still relatively flat. But officials at Vestas an...

Vestas Unleashes Longest Blade Made In U.S. To Revive Wind Market

The Greeley Tribune | Sharon Dunn | Posted 07.31.2013 | Denver

BRIGHTON -- A pouring rainstorm on Wednesday morning stole the thunder from a milestone in the American wind industry. Gushing officials from Vestas ...

Vestas' Struggles Continue, More Layoffs To Come

The Greeley Tribune | Sharon Dunn | Posted 07.09.2013 | Denver

Vestas Wind Systems continued to see a bunch of negatives in its financial condition this quarter. In all, the struggling Danish company with four ma...

Wind to Lead Phase-Out of Energy Subsidies?

Carol Pierson Holding | Posted 06.10.2013 | Green
Carol Pierson Holding

What galls Energy Policy Expert Fred Hewitt is that energy subsidies have been a fixture of American policy since the dawn of the fossil fuel era, and yet lawmakers refuse to make subsides for wind anywhere near permanent.

Congratulations, You're Mediocre — Now What to Do

Morten Albaek | Posted 02.18.2013 | Business
Morten Albaek

We tend to think of ourselves as more talented, knowledgeable, and indispensable than others. The danger of this inflated self-image is thinking we don't need to work harder than our competition.

Lucia Graves

Fiscal Cliff Uncertainty Already Hurting Workers | Lucia Graves | Posted 12.08.2012 | Business

Andrew Sipres spent much of the fall waiting to hear if he'd been let go. The Vestas plant in Brighton, Colo., where he worked manufacturing blades fo...

Have You Witnessed the Change?

Valerie Berset-Price | Posted 06.19.2012 | Business
Valerie Berset-Price

What is of interest here to note is that for the first time ever, investors have more confidence in a Chinese-owned company than in a European one, which truly puts in perspective how much things have changed in our world economy.

Hickenlooper: Vestas Closing Like 'A Short Term Punch In The Stomach,' Not 'End Of The World'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

When Vestas Wind systems announced Tuesday that it would temporarily be halting production at its Colorado blade manufacturing plant, Colorado Democra...

Building a Green Economy

Adele Stan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Adele Stan

We all say we want to go green, but do we all see the same kinds of change when we imagine an eco-friendly economy? In Denver, Colo., Tom Plant, dire...