U.S. States Scent Opportunity and Jobs in Wind Manufacturing 

RenewableEnergyWorld.com reports on the growing wind industry: For years the renewable energy industry has struggled to convince government officials in the United States that they should embrace wind power. Now the roles are reversed; it is government that’s chasing the wind industry. The new balance of power was unmistakable at the annual American Wind Energy Association conference in May, which drew a record 23,000 people to Chicago, Illinois. Among them were governors, economic development officials and public relations agents from 19 states or regions, there to make the case that they offer the land of opportunity for turbine, tower, component and other manufacturers of the approximate 8000 parts that comprise a utility-scale turbine. Read more

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