U.S. Wind capacity continues to grow, but turbine manufacturing lagging 

A little good news/ bad news out today on the wind energy front. The American Wind Energy Association reports the U.S. wind industry installed just over 1,600 MW more of wind power in the third quarter of 2009. bringing the total added capacity for the year to over  5,800MW.  But the trade association als0 reports that turbine manufacturing – which can provide good jobs – still lags below 2008 levels, in both production and new announcements. To see the full report, click here

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