Vestas to boost U.S. turbine-manufacturing workforce

11/11/2010 | Bloomberg

Vestas Wind Systems will increase its U.S. workforce from 2,300 to 4,000 "in the coming months" as it seeks to expand its capacity to produce turbines for the U.S. wind-power sector. The Danish wind-technology giant has already invested $1 billion building four turbine factories in Colorado to reduce the need to import wind technology. "The cheapest way to produce electricity in the United States from wind is to make it in the U.S.," said President and CEO Ditlev Engel.

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