AWEA Wind Power on Capitol Hill

March 5-6, 2019
Washington Court Hotel | Washington, DC

AWEA Wind Power on Capitol Hill is a rare opportunity for AWEA members and others who want to help advance wind energy to participate in advocacy training and then put that training to work to educate legislators and their staff on the wind industry’s top policy initiatives at the federal level.

We are excited to announce that House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD) will join us as a keynote speaker during our program on March 5th! The 2018 midterms resulted in the election of ten new senators and 92 new members in the House of Representatives. Receive unparalleled insight into the trajectory of the 116th Congress.
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Also joining us will be Congressman Frank Lucas (R-OK), a fifth generation Oklahoman whose family has lived and farmed in Oklahoma for over 100 years. The Congressman serves on three committees in the House of Representatives and is a recent recipient of the and “US Wind Champion Award.
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You can make a difference

Your participation in Wind Power on Capitol Hill can make a huge difference in gaining support in Congress to keep American wind power growing. Has wind power helped improve your livelihood or community? Please join us. If you are an AWEA member, a supplier for wind projects, a leaseholder, or community member – we need your voices! 

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Sponsor a Wind Technician!

We have heard from several wind techs and wind tech students who are looking for sponsorship. If you have resources to help get these great voices up on the Hill, please contact Pam Poisson to sponsor their travel and participation at the $1k, $5k, $10k or $20k level. 

Thank you to our current wind tech sponsors

  

For questions about Wind Power on Capitol Hill, please contact Jenna Marinstein at jmarinstein@awea.org. Be sure to check out our discounted rates for veterans, landowners, AWEA members and more!