Chinese Turbines in Texas Spur ‘Buy American’ Push (Obama stimulus for chicoms)

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Chinese turbines powered by west Texas winds are sparking a debate over whether “Buy American” rules should be imposed on renewable-energy investments backed by the U.S. government. A-Power Energy Generation Systems Ltd., based in Shenyang, China, will supply turbines to a joint venture planning to build a $1.5 billion wind farm in Texas. The group, which includes two U.S. partners, says it may seek financial aid from the Obama administration because the project will create at least 1,000 American jobs. Lawmakers led by U.S. Senator Charles Schumer, a New York Democrat, say such assistance amounts to subsidizing green jobs outside… Original Article: Forum: News/Activism

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Chinese Turbines in Texas Spur ‘Buy American’ Push (Obama stimulus for chicoms)

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