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Although wind dwarfs solar in alternative energy production, wind hasn't exactly soared with VCs.

More than 200 solar companies have received VC funds. Only a handful of wind companies have.

This reluctance arises in part from the manufacturing footprint and capital required. Vestas and General Electric are the top two players in wind and Siemens recently vowed to become a strong number three by 2012 through internal investments and acquisitions. GE itself got into wind by buying Enron's wind business after that game of Texas Hold 'Em ended.

To read the full, original article click on this link: Why VCs Are Circling Wind Power for Once : Greentech Media

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