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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

Solar 101 & Wind 101 Webinar Series

Participate in the Wind 101 or Solar 101 Webinar Series. Each 3-part webinar series will dive into topics such as market drivers, project finance wildlife issues & siting and permitting, transmission.

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Wind Powers American Business Report

AWEA’s new Wind Powers American Business report provides a detailed look at corporate procurement of wind energy in the U.S. and how corporate purchasing has grown over time.

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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.
Facts at a Glance

News, Blogs & Publications

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American Wind Energy Association Statement on House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis Recommendations

Washington D.C. The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) today issued the following statement supporting the Select Committee on the Climate Crisis recommendations on climate policies.
 

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Broad Energy Industry Coalition Encourages PJM to Continue to Examine Carbon Pricing in its Electricity Market

June 30, 2020 Washington D.C. As U.S. policymakers look for cost-effective ways to tackle climate change, a diverse coalition of power generators, trade associations, and think tanks last week sent a letter encouraging PJM to continue its examination of the policy options and implications of carbon pricing in its market. The request comes at a time when many states in PJM either have, or are considering, policies that reduce carbon emissions in the electric sector and are grappling with how best to reconcile those policies with wholesale markets.
 

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American Wind Energy Association Statement on Bipartisan Letter to Treasury on Offshore Wind Safe Harbor

Washington D.C. The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) today issued the following statement supporting Senator Cassidy, Senator Whitehouse, and other Senate leaders who sent a letter to the Treasury Department on the importance of safe-guarding America’s offshore wind energy future.
 

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American Wind Energy Association Statement on GREEN Act

Washington D.C. - The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) today issued the following statement applauding the release of the Growing Renewable Energy and Efficiency Now (GREEN) Act by Congressman Mike Thompson (D-CA), Chairman of the Ways and Means Committee Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures, and Congressman Richard Neal (D-MA), Chairman of the U.S. House Committee on Ways and Means. 
 

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