Green-energy jobs dwindle

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Green-energy jobs dwindle

Partisan divide on tax credits blows away wind power
Renee Orriz sorts cables used in wind turbines inside the production area at the Walker Components factory in Denver. One-third of the workers at the factory have been laid off this year. Orders are down, and the wind-energy boom touted by President Barack Obama as key to America’s energy strategy has hit a wall in an election-year political dispute with Republicans over taxpayer support for renewable energy.

Green-energy jobs dwindle

Renee Orriz sorts cables used in wind turbines inside the production area at the Walker Components factory in Denver. One-third of the workers at the factory have been laid off this year. Orders are down, and the wind-energy boom touted by President Barack Obama as key to America’s energy strategy has hit a wall in an election-year political dispute with Republicans over taxpayer support for renewable energy.
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