Wind Power: Energizing Our Economy
Windmills have begun sprouting across our region but the real story is the economic activity it’s generating not so much by operating windmills as by making the parts for them. It turns out that our region is a top 25 employer when it comes to wind industry jobs, one of seven energy-related industries in which we have significant strengths. Jim Spencer, president and CEO of Everpower Wind Holdings discusses how wind power is a leading sustainable energy solution.
“Our Region’s Business” airs Sundays at 11 a.m. on WPXI-TV. Hosted by the Allegheny Conference’s Bill Flanagan, the 30-minute business affairs program is co-produced with Cox Broadcasting. The program is rebroadcast on PCNC-TV at 3:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Sundays, and at 3:30 p.m. Mondays. It also airs Sundays on WJAC-TV (Johnstown-Altoona) at 6 a.m. and WTOV-TV (Wheeling-Steubenville) at 6:30 a.m.