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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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May 20-23 2019
Houston, Texas
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Q4 Market Report

US wind power industry reports third strongest quarter ever for new capacity installations. AWEA Q4 market report available now.

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Electrification Report

A Shared Future: Electrification and Renewable Energy featuring Example State Legislation to Support Electrification Strategies

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Wind IQ

A comprehensive, interactive online database that provides data on wind energy projects in the US. Updated January 30.

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Upcoming Events & Training

Feb
27-28
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AWEA Wind Project O&M and Safety

February 27-28, 2019 | Coronado, CA
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Mar
05-06
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AWEA Wind Power on Capitol Hill

March 05-06, 2019 | Washington, DC
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Mar
26-28
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AWEA Wind Project Siting and Environmental Compliance

March 26-28, 2019 | Albuquerque, NM
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May
20-23
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AWEA WINDPOWER

May 20-23, 2019 | Houston, TX
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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 105,000 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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Over 105,000 U.S. jobs across all 50 states
30%
Wind energy provides 30% of the electricity produced in four states.
Facts at a Glance

News, Blogs & Publications

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How do corporate wind deals benefit local communities?

More than ever, companies are looking to power their businesses using wind energy. Across the world, companies more than doubled the renewable energy contracts they signed between 2017 and 2018. And here in the U.S., 2018 was a record year for non-utility wind power deals. Altogether, non-utility buyers in the U.S. have contracted for more than 10,000 megawatts (MW) of wind energy to date, more than the entire installed capacity of Iowa, the country’s number two wind state.

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What a first-timer can expect at Wind Power on Capitol Hill

Wind Power on Capitol Hill is the biggest opportunity of the year to meet with your representatives in Congress to advocate for wind energy. And this year, we have some great new opportunities to tell wind’s story. With new members making up over 20 percent of the 116th Congress, we have the chance to educate them on the benefits wind delivers to our communities.

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Fact Check: Wall Street Journal ed board misses the mark on wind

Two is 0.000035 percent of 56,000. And yet the Wall Street Journal decided to characterize an entire industry with a sample size that small—two turbines out of the 56,000 operating in the U.S today. The Journal’s editorial board recently commented on two wind turbines in Falmouth, Mass. and based off these turbines concluded wind isn’t worth it.

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AWEA launches RTO Advisory Council with leading solar businesses

Wind and solar align to advance consumer-friendly market and transmission improvements

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105,500 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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