AWEA Membership FAQ
What is the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA)?
The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) is the national trade association for the U.S. wind energy industry – a global leader in wind power. AWEA’s thousands of member companies include those in all segments of the industry: wind project developers, wind turbine manufacturers, component suppliers, service providers, electric utilities, construction companies, engineering firms, consultants, financial advisors, and others. For more information, please consult our membership brochure.
How do I join AWEA?
There are three ways to join:
You can join AWEA as a Business Member online. The first step is searching to see if you are in the system. If not, you will be prompted to setup your account and then purchase a membership. You will be able to access the Member Center once your payment has been processed.
You can download an AWEA Business Member Application and submit it to AWEA by email at email@example.com or by mail at:
American Wind Energy Association
1501 M Street NW Suite 1000
Washington, D.C. 20005
If you would like to join AWEA by phone please contact the Membership Department at 202-383-2550.
How can I learn more about AWEA events?
AWEA hosts numerous events throughout the year and across the country. You can find dates, topics, and registration information for AWEA events at www.awea.org/events. For additional questions regarding speaking opportunities at these events please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
How do I log in to my AWEA member account?
Please click on the “Member Login” button in the upper right corner of www.awea.org. Please enter your work email address and password and click “Submit.” If you have forgotten your username/password you can click on “Forgot Password”. If you need to update your password, use the link provided after the text “I would like to reset my password”.
How do I create an individual account for myself?
Click here! You will be prompted to search for yourself using your Last Name and Business Email. This is to ensure that we don’t accidentally duplicate your record. You will be prompted to enter in some basic information, and create a password. If your record already exists, you will be prompted to utilize the “forgot password” link to access the system. We look forward to working with you.
How do I add an employee to our company roster?
We are in the process of upgrading our database to enable our members to add additional employees to the company roster. Until the upgrade has been released, please email any roster requests to email@example.com.
How can I update my Company’s Directory listing?
AWEA has just completed the 2012 - 2013 Membership Directory & Buyers Guide. Any changes requested will be made in the next edition. We are currently in the process of developing a dynamic online Membership Directory that will allow members to edit their contact information and update instantaneously. Until that Membership Directory version is up and running, updates and changes will be solicited once a year (usually in July). The most recent version is available within the Member Center.
How can I change my Personal Information?
You can change your Personal Information by logging into the Member Center and selecting “Update My Profile” on the left side of the screen under My AWEA.
How can I change my Company Information?
You can change your Company Information by logging into the Member Center and selecting “Update My Profile” on the left side of the screen under My AWEA. Click on “My Company” in the upper green tab. Click on your Company Name and update your information. Note: only certain individuals can update their Company Information.
What is our level of membership?
To find out your company or organization membership level please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. If you are interested in upgrading to a higher level based on an increase in your U.S. wind revenue and/or to receive additional benefits please contact our team at email@example.com.
What Benefits Do I Receive?
The level of benefits you receive is based on your membership level. To find out the level of benefits for each level of membership, please read the Membership Brochure or go to Membership Categories.
Do you have a list of members?
As an AWEA member, the Membership Directory and Buyers Guide is available to all members. The most recent version of the directory is available through the Member Center.
When does my membership expire?
All memberships run on a calendar year and are valid until December 31st. You can expect to receive a membership dues renewal notice in the fall for the following calendar year.
How do I join a committee or working group?
This is a great way to get involved in AWEA. Review the brochure listing the AWEA committees & working groups to determine which group best suits your needs. Learn about what they do, find one or two of interest, and contact firstname.lastname@example.org to get connected.
Is there a local AWEA chapter in my area?
We currently do not have any chapter associations.
Do you send out newsletters?
AWEA members have access to two electronic newsletters – the daily Wind Energy SmartBrief and the weekly Wind Energy Weekly. Please click here to sign up for the Wind Energy SmartBrief. All new members should automatically be enrolled to receive the Wind Energy Weekly. Please contact email@example.com if you are not currently on the distribution list for the Wind Energy Weekly.
How do I purchase a booth for WINDPOWER® and other AWEA events?
As an AWEA member you are eligible to purchase a booth. Each event page will have specific information regarding booth space. To see the floor plan, explore the exhibitor directory, or select a booth at WINDPOWER please go to http://windpowerexpo.org/exhibition. For additional questions please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
How can I participate in the Sponsorship Program and/or advertise in AWEA publications?
Sponsoring an AWEA event generates exposure for your company that helps establish you as a market leader. AWEA event attendees represent the core of wind professionals actively looking for solutions, business partners, and education on all things related to wind. Please click here for more information on our Sponsorship Program.
There are also many new advertising opportunities available through www.awea.org, www.windpowerexpo.org as well as the printed directories for WINDPOWER and other AWEA events. Please click here for more information on advertising with AWEA.
Where can I find state-specific wind energy information?
State-specific information on policy, jobs, and wind projects for each U.S. state can be found in our state fact sheets here. You may also go to www.awea.org/issues to explore all of the policy areas that AWEA is working on to drive further demand for wind energy.