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3 years 4 months ago

Fierce wind too much for Pueblo turbine

You'd think all this wind would be great to produce energy, but even wind power generators can only tolerate so much.In Pueblo, the iconic wind turbine in front of the Vestas factory has been temporarily shut down because of the ferocious wind. Vestas says its towers usually need wind...

3 years 8 months ago

Vestas gets another order

Vestas has received an order for 24 wind turbines for a project near Blooming Prairie, Minnesota. "Minnesota is one of the leading states for wind power, and we are excited to help create more clean, reliable energy here," said Martha Wyrsch, President of Vestas Americas. This is Vestas'...

3 years 9 months ago

Sacramento buys 55 wind turbines from Vestas

DENVER (AP) - Vestas American Wind Technology Inc. says the Sacramento Municipal Utility District has ordered 55 wind turbines from it for a project near Rio Vista, Calif. Vestas said Thursday that the utility's 128-megawatt order includes a service and maintenance agreement that will last up to 15 years....

4 years 1 month ago

Vestas looking to hire 182 workers in Pueblo

Vestas is looking to hire 182 more workers in Pueblo. This information was announced Tuesday, during a media tour at the wind turbine manufacturing plant, located south of Pueblo. The company is looking for people who are who are skilled in plasma cutting, welding and painting according to Tony Knopp...

4 years 2 months ago

New wind energy: turning wind into fertilizer

Researchers in Minnesota soon will produce fertilizer from the wind. Work is beginning on a nearly $4 million project that uses wind power from a towering turbine to produce anhydrous ammonia, a common nitrogen-based fertilizer. The fertilizer produced at the test plant at the University of Minnesota in Morris...

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