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1,400 At Detroit Wind Event

Posted to MichiganNow.org on Wednesday, November 4, 2009

The wind industry has stopped in Detroit this week to hook suppliers up with new business. Chris McCarus Reports.

Some 1,400 people are expected at Cobo Hall. John Dunlop is an engineer with the American Wind Energy Association. They want Washington to force utility companies to buy wind, solar and biomass. Dunlop says then ordinary consumers will demand it. And the economy will rebound.

The Association ranks Michigan as the fourth best state for the wind industry. That’s based on the amount of wind that blows, the skilled workers and facilities to make them and the relatively lost cost of shipping them.

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