6/6/2011

U.S. wind-turbine makers are raising concerns that declining manufacturing costs in China mean that it may soon be economical to ship more turbine parts to the U.S. Lisa Frantzis, managing director of the Renewable and Distributed Energy unit at Navigant, said she believes that the quality of Chinese products is untested on the U.S. market. At least one major Chinese turbine maker, Goldwind, is setting up shop in Illinois and providing "a needed injection of jobs, activity and capital," company spokesman Colin Mahoney said.

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