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American Clean Power Association statement on Renewable Energy Provisions of COVID-19 Omnibus Legislation

21 December 2020

Washington D.C. - The American Clean Power Association (ACP) released the following statement today after Congress agreed on COVID-19 omnibus legislation that includes targeted renewable energy initiatives, including a one-year extension of the production tax credit/investment tax credit for land-based wind at 60 percent of their full value, a two-year extension of the investment tax credit for solar at 26 percent, and a 30 percent offshore wind investment tax credit for projects that commence construction from January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2025.

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Driving Toward a Majority Renewables America to Catalyze Nearly One Million Direct U.S. Clean Energy Jobs

16 December 2020

First-of-its kind study details clean energy’s potential to unlock economic growth, achieve majority renewable electricity generation within the next decade
 

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AWEA Releases Statement on U.S. Department of the Interior Actions on Status of Offshore Wind Development

15 December 2020

Washington D.C. – The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), which is merging into the American Clean Power Association (ACP) in January 2021, today released the following statement regarding recent developments from the U.S. Department of the Interior involving federal reviews of the Vineyard Wind project and the many other offshore wind projects in progress up and down the Atlantic coast and other regions of the Outer Continental Shelf.

 

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AMERICAN CLEAN POWER ASSOCIATION NAMES HEATHER ZICHAL AS NEW CEO

10 December 2020

Former White House and Capitol Hill senior official to lead new multi-technology renewable energy trade association officially launching January 2021

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AWEA Statement on Vineyard Wind Selecting GE Renewable Energy Turbines

01 December 2020

Washington D.C. – The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) today released the following statement on Vineyard Wind’s selection of GE's Haliade-X 13MW wind turbines to power the Vineyard Wind 1 Farm.

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AWEA Releases 2021 Clean Energy Road Map

17 November 2020

100-Day Plan details pathway to unlocking economic growth, achieving rapid renewable energy deployment to reach clean energy and climate targets
 

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American Wind Industry Congratulates President-Elect Biden and Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris

07 November 2020

American wind power congratulates President-elect Biden on his victory.

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American Wind Power Posts Record Third Quarter

29 October 2020

AWEA releases 2020 third-quarter report and important addendum to 2019 annual report

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AWEA Statement on Maryland, North Carolina, Virginia Offshore Wind Bipartisan Partnership

29 October 2020

Washington D.C. – The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) today issued the following statement after Maryland, North Carolina, and Virginia together announced a three-state collaboration to become a hub for the promising offshore wind sector, which is set to deliver 83,000 jobs and $25 billion in annual economic output to the U.S. within a decade:

 

 

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Transmission Reforms Needed to Support Offshore Wind and State Clean Energy Goals

27 October 2020

Washington D.C. – A consensus is building today at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) technical conference on integrating offshore wind into regional transmission organizations (RTOs) and independent system operators (ISOs) that FERC and the organized markets need to look into transmission reforms that would help accommodate the expected boom in offshore wind and help meet increasing state clean energy goals.

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American Wind Energy Association Statement on Ocean-Based Climate Solutions Act

20 October 2020

Washington D.C. – The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) today issued the following statement after leaders in the U.S. House of Representatives introduced the Ocean-Based Climate Solutions Act, which includes national targets for offshore wind development: 

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AWEA Comment on FERC Carbon Pricing Policy Statement

15 October 2020

FERC’s move encourages states to continue considering carbon pricing in their electricity markets.