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AWEA’s September conferences go virtual

05 August 2020

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

04 August 2020

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

28 July 2020

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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AWEA Recognizes House Rules Committee for NDAA leadership

22 July 2020

American Wind Energy Association Recognizes House Rules Committee for its leadership on National Defense Authorization Act and Jones Act.
 

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

22 July 2020

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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American Wind Energy Association Statement on Today’s Arrests Related to Passage of HB 6 in Ohio

21 July 2020

Washington D.C. The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) today issued the following statement after federal officials arrested Ohio House Speaker Larry Householder and four others regarding a purported $60 million racketeering conspiracy involving the passage of Ohio HB 6.
 

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American Wind Energy Association Statement on New York Issuing the Largest Ever U.S. Renewable Energy Procurement

21 July 2020

Washington D.C. The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) today issued the following statement on New York's record-breaking renewable energy procurement.
 

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American Wind Energy Association Statement on Biden Climate Plan

14 July 2020

Washington D.C. The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) today issued the following statement supporting the Biden campaign’s climate and clean energy plan:
 

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

30 June 2020

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

30 June 2020

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

30 June 2020

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

25 June 2020

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.