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April 30, 2013

Nebraska bill to encourage wind energy business advances

Associated Press  •    •  Posted 2013-04-30 11:45:12

Lawmakers have advanced a bill intended to attract more wind-energy companies to Nebraska, as long as residents receive some of the benefits [ read more … ]

Vestas wind company in Portland brings in Chris Brown to manage through the upheaval

Ted Sickenger/The Oregonian  •    •  Posted 2013-04-30 11:44:54

Chris Brown, president of Vestas Wind System’s North American sales office in Portland, says he likes a challenge. And he knows a things or two about managing in the midst of turmoil. Before joining Vestas in November, Brown, 52, spent a year as chief operating officer of the city of Detroit, Mich. The Motor City sits at the top of the “worst-of” rankings of U.S. cities — unemployment, murders, etc. — and has the distinction of being the largest U.S. city on the brink of bankruptcy. [ read more … ]

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