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New Jersey ups the ante on offshore wind

20 November 2019

Over the past few years, states up and down the East Coast have jockeyed for position as America’s offshore wind leader. Now New Jersey is making its move—Gov. Phil Murphy just announced the state is more doubling its offshore wind commitment to 7,500 megawatts by 2035.

Press Releases

AWEA applauds GREEN Act released by Chairman Richard Neal (D-MA)

19 November 2019

Tax policy parity with other sectors critical to meet consumer demand for clean energy

Blogs

Fact Check: Robert Bryce continues pushing anti-wind fallacies

15 November 2019

Robert Bryce has a long history of promoting untruths about renewable energy. So much so that more than 50 journalists and educators once submitted a petition to then-New York Times Public Editor Arthur Brisbane, imploring the paper to call out the special interest funding ties of op-ed writers...So it’s not surprising to see Bryce spreading more misinformation about wind energy in The Hill. Here’s a breakdown of what he gets wrong this time.

Blogs

Winter is coming: Cold-related injury prevention awareness

12 November 2019

As winter approaches temperatures are dropping. It’s essential to be aware of cold-related injuries.

Blogs

Saluting America’s wind power veterans: Teaching the next generation

11 November 2019

This Veterans Day we want to thank the thousands of wind workers who have served our country. Your teamwork, knowledge and dedication help make wind’s American success story possible.

Blogs

Saluting America’s wind power veterans: Wind brings stability

11 November 2019

Steven Valentine is a Wind Tech 2 at Clearway Energy’s Elbow Creek Wind project in Big Springs, Texas. He is a U.S. Army veteran.

Blogs

The Wind Wildlife Research Fund: Producing results through innovation and collaboration

11 November 2019

In November 2018, the AWEA Board passed a resolution in support of creating the Wind Wildlife Research Fund (WWRF), an innovative initiative to pool industry investment and resources to support research on some of the most critical wind-wildlife issues. The Fund was launched in January, and its first year has been a success.

Publications

Introducing Offshore Wind Weekly

06 November 2019

We’re excited to announce that we have expanded our partnership with North America’s largest B2B publisher, MultiView, to produce our brand-new email newsletter, the Offshore Wind Weekly. We know how important it is to have direct access to the latest information, trends, and developments in our ever-changing field of practice. With this customized news brief, we’re proud to offer subscribers a hand-curated selection of relevant news and updates.

Press Releases

AWEA hires Missouri utilities commissioner to facilitate further wind power growth in America’s “Wind Belt”

05 November 2019

Veteran regulator will lead AWEA’s Central Region’s efforts to address issues among operators and state and federal regulators

Press Releases

US wind power reaches milestone 100 gigawatts, 46 gigawatts more on the way

31 October 2019

Additional key findings of the US wind industry third quarter 2019 report include:

  • Strongest third quarter for wind installations on record with 1,927 MW newly online;

  • Near-term wind advanced development pipeline reaches record 46.5 GW;

  • Nearly 6,000 MW of offshore wind projects in advanced development;

Blogs

Windy Beginnings: The first 100 GW and what it brought to America

31 October 2019

U.S. wind power has just achieved a major milestone: 100 gigawatts (GW) of installed capacity. American innovation, a pioneering spirit, and the hard work of the country’s 114,000 wind workers made this progress possible.

Press Releases

AWEA statement supporting the introduction of the bipartisan Wind Energy Research and Development Act, led by Senators Tina Smith (D-Minn.) and Susan Collins (R-Maine)

25 October 2019

The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) issued the following statement applauding the introduction of the bipartisan Wind Energy Research and Development Act by Senators Tina Smith (D-Minn.) and Susan Collins (R-Maine)