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The Voice of Wind Energy

AWEA is the voice of wind energy in the U.S., promoting renewable energy to power a cleaner, stronger America.

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AWW

#AmericanWindWeek is a celebration of how wind works for our country. Elected officials and wind supporters will join together at in-person events and online to show their support.

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Q2 Market Report

U.S. wind farm development activity rose to a new high point in the second quarter of 2019. A copy of the U.S. Wind Industry Q2 2019 Market Report is now available to members.

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Wind IQ

An interactive online database that provides data on all operational, under construction, and advanced development wind energy projects in the U.S., and active wind-related manufacturing facilities.

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Upcoming Events & Training

Aug
11-17
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American Wind Week

August 11-17, 2019 | Across the U.S.
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Sep
10-11
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AWEA Wind Resource & Project Energy Assessment Conference

September 10-11, 2019 | Renton, WA 
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Oct
10-11
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AWEA Wind Energy Finance & Investment Conference

October 10-11, 2019 | New York, NY
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What We Do

AWEA is the national trade association of the U.S. wind energy industry. We represent 1,000 member companies and over 114,000 jobs in the U.S. economy, serving as a powerful voice for how wind works for America. Members include global leaders in wind power and energy development, turbine manufacturing, and component and service suppliers.

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Wind Industry Map

Discover all online utility-scale wind projects and manufacturing facilities across the U.S.

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114K
Over 114,000 U.S. jobs across all 50 states
20%
Wind energy provides 20% of the electricity produced in six states.
Facts at a Glance

News, Blogs & Publications

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Senator Boozman Visits LM Wind Power Production Plant in Recognition of American Wind Week

Production plant employs more than 500 to manufacture turbine blades for wind farms in the region

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AWEA statement on Vineyard Wind delay

Dept. of Interior decision to delay Vineyard offshore wind project undermines US energy dominance agenda and the potential $70 billion US offshore wind supply chain

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Wind powers opportunity: American Wind Week 2019 kicks off August 11

America celebrates wind energy leadership at farms, factories, and ports across the nation

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Record US wind farm development activity in 2Q driven by Fortune 500 brands, utilities, and state calls for offshore projects

Key findings of the US wind industry second quarter 2019 report:

  • Record wind capacity under construction or advanced development, reaching nearly 42 GW;

  • Long-term contract volume for wind capacity is up 10 percent over the first half of 2018, buyers include Hormel Foods, Walmart, and Target;

  • Three states set new offshore wind targets and N.J. greenlighted the largest offshore project in the country to date;

  • A growing number of wind farms are selecting turbines nearly twice as powerful as the recent fleet average;

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114,000 U.S. workers employed by wind.

Careers In Wind posts jobs at the AWEA and throughout the wind energy industry, connecting wind energy companies with experienced, capable wind professionals who want to use their expertise to advance business, technology, and the industry.

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