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Press Releases

FERC directs SPP to lift unjust membership exit fee

19 April 2019

The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) issued a statement in response to FERC directing SPP to eliminate the membership exit fee for non-transmission owners.

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AWEA endorses energy storage ITC bill in Senate

12 April 2019

Encouraging investment in America’s energy storage systems would improve grid resilience, create new clean energy jobs and bring the grid into the 21st century

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AWEA statement on President Trump’s energy and infrastructure executive orders

11 April 2019

The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) issued a statement reacting to President Trump’s new executive orders on energy and infrastructure.

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US wind power grew 8 percent in 2018 amid record demand

09 April 2019

Annual market report shows a healthy wind industry delivered record US jobs, $1 billion in rural community and state payments last year

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AWEA statement on Maryland's Clean Energy Jobs Act

09 April 2019

The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) issued the following statement reacting to the Maryland General Assembly passing a 50 percent by 2030 RPS. 

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AWEA endorses energy storage ITC bill

04 April 2019

Accelerating energy storage investment would help modernize the US electricity supply, enhance grid resilience, and add clean energy jobs

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Wind Industry Leaders Announce 7 Priority Research Projects Funded through the Wind Wildlife Research Fund

01 April 2019

New wind industry-led initiative raised $828,000 to support and implement seven priority research projects in 2019.

Blogs

Rene Braud receives AWEA’s Andrew Linehan Award for Environmental Excellence

28 March 2019

Rene Braud, Director of Environmental Policy and Compliance at Pattern Energy, was recognized Tuesday evening with the Andrew Linehan Award for Environmental Excellence at AWEA’s annual Wind Project Siting and Environmental Compliance Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Blogs

New report: U.S. offshore wind generates $70 billion supply chain opportunity

28 March 2019

America’s new offshore wind industry is taking off, and what we see now is just the tip of a vast clean energy  – and business supply chain – opportunity. A new white paper confirms this, prepared by the Special Initiative on Offshore Wind (SIOW) with analysis from the Renewables Consulting Group. The study projects the offshore renewable energy source will generate nearly 20 gigawatts (GW) of cost-competitive power in seven Atlantic Coast states by 2030, and nearly $70 billion in capital expenditure (CAPEX) revenue opportunity for businesses in the U.S. offshore wind supply chain.

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New Mexico takes bold step toward a cleaner, stronger 21st Century economy

22 March 2019

The Energy Transition Act will dramatically increase New Mexico’s use of low-cost renewable energy while creating new jobs and diversifying the state’s economy

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Grain Belt Express transmission line passes major regulatory hurdle

21 March 2019

Upgraded and expanded transmission infrastructure is essential to unlock homegrown clean energy and further strengthen grid resilience

Blogs

New report: People prefer living near wind turbines over other energy sources

20 March 2019

Here’s an indisputable fact: We need electricity to power our modern world. That means building facilities to generate that electricity, some of which will inevitably be located near homes. Now, a new study finds that 90 percent of respondents would prefer to live near a wind farm over any type of centralized power plant, whether coal, natural gas or nuclear. People would also prefer to live near a wind farm over commercial-scale solar projects by a large margin.