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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

Annual Market Report

The Wind Powers America Annual Report 2019 is now available for download. The report includes 2019 project activity, technology trends, market rankings, economic and environmental benefits, and more!

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Wind IQ

An interactive online database that provides data on all operational, under construction, and advanced development wind energy projects in the U.S., and active wind-related manufacturing facilities.

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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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Wind power grew faster in New Mexico than any other state in 2017. What does that mean for the Land of Enchantment?

America's fastest growing wind state

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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U.S. Renewable and Clean Energy Industries Set Sights on Market Majority

For the first time, the American wind, solar, hydropower, and storage associations have come together to announce a shared vision of renewables reaching a majority of U.S. electricity generation by 2030

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Outgoing AWEA board chair Rob Caldwell reflects on a 40-year energy career

After 40 years in the power generation business, Rob Caldwell has seen a lot of change—technologies improve, customer preferences evolve, and policy drivers adapt to reflect the will of the people. As his tenure as AWEA Board Chair comes to a close and he nears retirement as President of Duke Energy Renewables, I had a chance to speak with Rob as he reflected on his career and gave insights on the grid of the future. 

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American Wind Energy Association Statement on IRS Safe Harbor Guidance

Washington D.C. – The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) today issued the following statement after the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) provided one additional year of safe harbor flexibility for wind projects that began construction in 2016 and 2017, in order to help address the significant short-term challenges associated with COVID-19. 

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#AmericanWindWeek 2020: Wind Builds the Future

August is fast approaching, and that means it’s time to start planning for #AmericanWindWeek 2020, happening August 9-15. And to get your creative juices flowing, we’re happy to announce this year’s theme: Wind Builds the Future.

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

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