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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

RA & Siting Virtual Summits

Both events will feature timely & critical programming and opportunities to connect with others over the emerging & prominent topics in project siting, environmental compliance & resource assessment.

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Wind Powers America Q2 2020 Report

Learn how many projects came online and what new projects got underway in the second quarter, along with recent PPA activity, offshore wind activity, and turbine technology trends in AWEA’s Q2 report.

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Upcoming Events & Training

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22
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Leadership Series: DiSC Understanding Self and Others

September 22, 2020 | Online Event
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Sep
29-30
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AWEA Wind Resource & Project Energy Assessment Virtual Summit

September 29-30, 2020 | Online Event
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Sep
30
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AWEA Wind Project Siting and Environmental Compliance Virtual Summit

September 30-October 01, 2020 | Online Event
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Oct
13-14
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AWEA Offshore WINDPOWER Conference and Exhibition

October 13-14, 2020 | New York City
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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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120K
Over 120,000 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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American Wind Energy Association Statement on Business Roundtable Climate Change Policy Announcement

Washington D.C. – The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) released this statement after the corporate leaders at the Business Roundtable announced new principles and policies to address climate change, including support for market-based climate solutions:
 

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Renewable energy providers applaud Governor Newsom’s call to “fast-track” California’s clean energy plans amidst record heat waves and fires

SACRAMENTO — The American Wind Energy Association of California (AWEA-California) released this statement today on behalf of Director Danielle Osborn Mills, following the announcement by Governor Newsom that he intends to “fast-track” the state’s clean energy transition in the wake of this summer’s heat waves and fires.
 

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Clean Energy Groups Applaud MISO/SPP Moving Forward on Needed Transmission Development

Washington D.C. – The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), along with regional partners Clean Grid Alliance (CGA) and Advanced Power Alliance (APA), applaud the Midcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO) and Southwest Power Pool (SPP) for agreeing to move forward on a significant joint transmission planning effort on the seam between their two footprints. 

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California renewable energy providers urge State investments in a more diverse, reliable mix of clean energy to prevent future capacity shortfalls

SACRAMENTO CA— The American Wind Energy Association of California (AWEA-California) released this statement today on behalf of Director Danielle Osborn Mills, following this week’s rotating power outages in California.

 

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