U.S. foundries hope rising shipping costs will prompt the wind industry to look to domestic suppliers for large components. (Photo by Mark Bridge via Creative Commons)

Foundries twisting in breeze over wind tax credit

Even though over 150 American foundries have shut down since the start of the current economic crisis, a group of entrepreneurs believe they can help revive the industry by supplying large, metal components for wind turbines.Photo by Mark Bridge via Creative Commons