UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA NEWS UND, LM Wind Power announces new R&D partnership in REAC building
LM Wind Power announced today the opening of its new Global Research and
Development office and a partnership involving University of North Dakota faculty and students in the REAC (Research Enterpr... Posted on 4/6/11 at 2:17 PM
The credit leads to $15 billion in annual private investment while costing about $1 billion per year. Cutting the tax incentive for wind would reduce the federal deficit by 0.001 percent. How does cutting 37,000 private-sector jobs for 1/10th of 1 percent make any sense?
The layoffs in Grand Forks are a direct result of Republican extremists who support massive federal assistance to Big Oil but oppose any and all support for home-grown renewable energy such as wind power.
Dozens of wind turbine blades manufactured at Grand Forks’ LM Wind Power plant began a three-week journey to Brazil Friday. During the past two weeks, 60 blades were trucked to Duluth and loaded onto the 469-foot ship Alamosborg.
In Grand Forks, congressman discusses budget impasse, mailer criticism, wind power Berg expressed his disappointment with the super committee's failure to overcome the budget impasse. There should've been tougher "consequences" for that failure, he said. He also replied to criticism of his use of taxpayer-funded mailers, which opponents say are too much like campaign literature.
In two days in October, inside of wind-turbine blade No. 106, the amount of a hazardous substance called styrene reached 1,889 parts per million and then 2,195 parts per million, triggering air-quality alarms at LM Wind Power in Grand Forks.
LM Wind Power said Wednesday that it’s opening a new lab in Grand Forks, complementing the wind turbine-blade plant in the city’s Industrial Park. The lab will work closely with UND researchers and students primarily on advanced materials for use in the blades.
Company: Reduction in wind turbine installations, government uncertainty behind the decision
Randy Fox, vice president of LM Wind Power in North America, said in a written statement that the company remains “strongly committed” to its North American operations, including the Grand Forks plant.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administratin's investigation came after Joseph Francis Schaff, 42, East Grand Forks, was pinned between two pieces of heavy machinery in July and, subsequently, died of his injuries.
Company has GF plant LM Wind Power, the world’s leading independent manufacturer of wind turbine blades, said Tuesday it plans to expand its manufacturing base in the Americas through the construction of a new facility in Brazil. The facility will deliver blades to wind turbines in Brazil and throughout South America.
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