Merkley: Vestas Expansion Great for Portland Workers

Portland, OR – Vestas Wind Systems announced today that they will be building a new headquarters building in Portland, Oregon, and adding 200 new jobs.  Vestas is the largest wind turbine producer in the world and calls Portland home to their U.S. headquarters.  

Senator Merkley released the following statement in response to the news:

“This is welcome news for many talented Oregonians who are ready to put their knowledge and skills to work in the clean energy field.  It’s tremendous to see a cutting-edge company like Vestas continue to invest in Oregon workers.  Today’s announcement reinforces our state’s position as a world leader in the development and production of clean energy, and I’m sure there are many more Oregon clean energy jobs to follow.”