Originally published on Wed March 27, 2013 7:55 pm
Wind power is growing faster than ever — almost half of the new sources of electricity added to the U.S. power grid last year were wind farms.
But is the sky the limit? Several scientists now say it's actually possible to have so many turbines that they start to lose power. They steal each other's wind.
Vestas announced Thursday layoffs at its Windsor and Brighton blade factories. The reduction affects 10 percent of Vestas’ statewide workforce of 1,100 employees.