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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

American Wind Week: August 9 - 15

#AmericanWindWeek is a celebration of ways wind energy is powering a future fueled by clean, reliable, affordable electricity & contributing to the economy. Help highlight how wind builds the future.

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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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09-15
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American Wind Week

August 09-15, 2020 | Throughout the U.S. and Online
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Wind Workforce Series

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13
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Offshore Wind: The Louisiana Advantage

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22
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Leadership Series: DiSC Understanding Self and Others

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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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Over 120,000 U.S. jobs across all 50 states
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Wind energy provides 20% of the electricity produced in six states.
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News, Blogs & Publications

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AWEA’s September conferences go virtual

The Wind Resource & Project Energy Assessment and Wind Project Siting and Environmental events have moved online
 

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Offshore Energy Industry Releases Economic Impact Study of New Federal Offshore Wind Lease Auctions

Study finds 28 Gigawatts, $1.7 Billion in U.S. Treasury Revenue Achievable by 2022;
Delivers $166 Billion in Offshore Wind Industry Investment and Supports 80,000 jobs annually by 2035


 

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American Wind Energy Association Comments on Vineyard Wind Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement

Washington D.C. - The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) yesterday filed comprehensive comments on the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s (BOEM) draft supplemental environmental impact statement for Vineyard Wind, the first utility-scale offshore wind project in American federal waters. The full comments can be found here. AWEA today also issued the following statement:
 

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American Wind Energy Association Urges U.S. Electric Grid Operators to Prepare to Harness the Benefits of Hybrid Energy Projects

The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) today stressed the need for the U.S. Regional Transmission Operators and Independent System Operators (collectively referred to as ISOs) to update their policies to accommodate the growing number of hybrid renewable energy and storage projects requesting interconnection to the nation’s electric grids.
 

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

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