Tags Archives: wind energy

U.S. wind energy production hit record high in 2015.

NATIONAL — NAWind energy generated a record 191 megawatt-hours of electricity last year, enough for 17.5 million homes, an industry group said recently. The American Wind Energy Association said wind produced 4.7 percent of the nation’s electrici ...

Cimarron Bend wind farm will power BPU, Google.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The BPU and Google will purchase electricity from a large new wind farm in Kansas, the Kansas City Business Journal reported. Check out jobs at Enel Green Power N.A. here. The Cimarron Bend wind farm, located in Clark County, will hav ...

Enid plans for wind energy logistics center on track.

ENID, Okla. — Enid-Garfield County Metropolitan Area Planning Commission has approved the rezoning of property to be used as a logistics center for wind turbine equipment. The request for the property, located on the northeast corner of 66th and Chestn ...

350 jobs blowing into Colorado with Vestas’ expansion.

COLORADO – If you are passionate about green energy, check out a job at Vestas. The Brighton-based energy company installs wind turbines in both America and in 70 foreign countries. Vestas already employs 3,000 people and is now gearing up for a major ...

Wind industry blowing thousands of jobs to Colorado.

COLORADO – Colorado’s wind industry is booming. According to a new report from the Rocky Mountain chapter of Environmental Entrepreneurs, Colorado accounts for about 10 percent of America’s jobs in the industry. Since September 2011, Color ...

Blattner Energy expansion powering new jobs in Avon.

AVON, Minn. — Blattner Energy, a power generation contractor, is expanding and renovating its headquarters in Avon. The company is investing $6.2 million in the expansion, which is creating 12 jobs. The leading installer of wind energy projects in the c ...

Intel throws innovation to the wind.

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Few things get by Santa Clara-based Intel, but when it comes to wind energy, the subject is literally over their heads. The chipmaker has turned the roof of its headquarters into a wind farm and says it’s one of the largest ...

Blattner Energy hiring in Hays.

HAYS, Kan. — Wind energy contractor Blattner Energy is hiring for a new project in western Kansas. The company is hosting a job fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 12, at the KANSASWORKS office, 332 E. 8th Street in Hays. Blattner Energy is hi ...

In clean energy jobs, Texas is #10.

In the latest report from Environmental Entrepreneurs, Texas landed in the Top 10 spots for clean energy job creation with 1,681 jobs created in the first three months of this year. More than 46,000 clean power-generation jobs are planned nationwide by ...

In clean energy jobs, North Carolina is #8.

In the latest report from Environmental Entrepreneurs, North Carolina landed in the Top 10 spots for clean energy job creation with 2,297 jobs created in the first three months of this year. More than 46,000 clean power-generation jobs are planned nati ...

In clean energy jobs, Arizona is #7.

In the latest report from Environmental Entrepreneurs, Arizona landed in the Top 10 spots for clean energy job creation with 2,376 jobs created in the first three months of this year. More than 46,000 clean power-generation jobs are planned nationwide ...