World Bakes. Congress fiddles. Wind industry goes to China.

July 28, 2010

Greentech media has the story – the wind industry is crashing in the wake of Congress’ inability to pass a Renewable Portfolio Standard, or any kind of energy bill. As China and Europe continue to ramp up the green energy revolution, we’ve put America’s economy firmly on track to the 19th century.

“In the first half of this year, we are down 70 percent in terms of wind installation,” Bode said in introducing the report. In addition, she said, “we continue to see a drop in new manufacturing activity.” Speaking with rising passion, Bode said the U.S. had dropped to third place, behind both the European Union and China, in new wind installations. Describing the U.S. wind industry’s circumstances as “dire,” she went on to say, “We need action.”

Read it here, then write your damn rep.

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