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Swiss company bringing 350 jobs to Colorado Springs | Business

Meyer Burger, a Swiss solar manufacturer, will create more than 350 jobs in Colorado Springs and invest about $400 million over the next five years to transform the former Intel semiconductor plant on the city’s northwest side into a solar cell manufacturing facility, the company said Monday. It’s the latest …

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Why offshore wind projects are on the rocks

CNN — For as much as offshore wind energy has become a hot-button issue, the United States only has seven turbines spinning over its oceans: five off the coast of Rhode Island and two near Virginia. Those numbers could soon rise, with two larger farms expected to be completed this …

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Offshore wind power has a big problem. Prepare to Pay More.

Crane ships and construction barges have joined the pleasure boats floating off the coast of vacation hot spots Montauk and Martha’s Vineyard this summer. The hard hats working on them aren’t there to catch some rays. They’re driving steel cylinders deep into the seabed to build America’s first large-scale offshore …

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