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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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COVID-19 Update

AWEA is monitoring the coronavirus outbreak. We’re working to understand the impact on the U.S. wind industry and global supply chains. Our focus remains protecting American jobs and our workforce.

Information & Resources

Wind Powers America Q3 2020 Report

Learn how many projects came online and what new projects got underway in the third quarter, along with recent PPA activity, offshore wind activity, and turbine technology trends in AWEA’s Q3 report.

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O&M Recommended Practices

The AWEA recommended practices are the creation of dozens of experts who have teamed up to provide state-of-the-art guidance on the operation and maintenance of modern wind turbines and projects.

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Upcoming Events & Training

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AWEA Wind Project O&M and Safety Conference 2021

February 24-25, 2021 | Kalahari Resorts and Conventions | Round Rock, TX
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AWEA Wind Project Siting and Environmental Compliance Conference 2021

March 16-18, 2021 | Grand Hyatt Denver | Denver, CO

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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Over 120,000 U.S. jobs across all 50 states
Wind energy provides 20% of the electricity produced in six states.
Facts at a Glance

News, Blogs & Publications

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American Wind Power Posts Record Third Quarter

AWEA releases 2020 third-quarter report and important addendum to 2019 annual report

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AWEA Statement on Maryland, North Carolina, Virginia Offshore Wind Bipartisan Partnership

Washington D.C. – The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) today issued the following statement after Maryland, North Carolina, and Virginia together announced a three-state collaboration to become a hub for the promising offshore wind sector, which is set to deliver 83,000 jobs and $25 billion in annual economic output to the U.S. within a decade:



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Transmission Reforms Needed to Support Offshore Wind and State Clean Energy Goals

Washington D.C. – A consensus is building today at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) technical conference on integrating offshore wind into regional transmission organizations (RTOs) and independent system operators (ISOs) that FERC and the organized markets need to look into transmission reforms that would help accommodate the expected boom in offshore wind and help meet increasing state clean energy goals.

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American Wind Energy Association Statement on Ocean-Based Climate Solutions Act

Washington D.C. – The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) today issued the following statement after leaders in the U.S. House of Representatives introduced the Ocean-Based Climate Solutions Act, which includes national targets for offshore wind development: 

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120,000 U.S. workers employed by wind.

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