Monday, May 3, 2010

Some good green news for a change

Wind turbine manufacturing creates a lot of good-paying, skilled jobs – mostly overseas, unfortunately.

Last week, developers got federal approval for a wind farm off the coast of Cape Cod. They’ll build 130 wind turbines in Nantucket Sound. A German-based company – Siemens – is supplying the wind turbines. But here’s the good news. Siemens opened a plant in Iowa that will supply the turbines for the Cape Cod project. President Obama paid a visit last week….