24 Nov '11, 3pm

‘Windmade’ Label to be Stamped on Products Built With 25% Wind Power

‘Windmade’ Label to be Stamped on Products Built With 25% Wind Power

The Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas has launched a savvy effort to raise the profile of renewable energy in the marketplace: It has partnered with a number of high-profile firms and manufacturers to place a ‘Windmade’ label on consumer goods that were produced with at least 25% wind power. The goal is to provide an additional incentive for companies to use clean energy. And consumers routinely say that they’d be willing to pay a premium for goods made using clean, alternative energy like wind or solar. Of course, it’s also an effort to raise the profile of wind power in general, to show that its prominence is on the rise (and ultimately, spur more investment in Vestas turbines). The New York Times Green blog has the details: Companies including Motorola Mobility, Lego, Deutsche Bank and Bloomberg L.P. signed up to use a new trademark, WindMade , to show that at lea...

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