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New report: AWEA offers guide to electrification policies

24 January 2019

AWEA just released a new report, “A Shared Future: Electrification and Renewable Energy featuring Example State Legislation to support Electrification Strategies.” This resource for electricity providers, state legislators, regulators, and other stakeholders will help inform them as they develop electrification strategies. 


Wind Power on Capitol Hill: Help us tell the wind story

22 January 2019

There’s a new Congress in town, and that means there are a lot of members who haven’t heard the wind story yet. Now it’s our job to educate them, and we need your help...On March 5-6, AWEA will hold Wind Power on Capitol Hill, the year’s biggest opportunity to visit Washington, D.C. and meet your representatives in the House and Senate.

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AWEA statement on New York 9 GW offshore wind target

16 January 2019

The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) issued the following statement reacting to Gov. Cuomo’s offshore wind announcement.


How are utilities changing their electric generating mixes? Find out in the IRP Database

16 January 2019

How can we stay up-to-date on these changes? And more importantly, what role will wind energy play in the future energy mix? One effective method is tracking electric utilities’ integrated resource plans (IRP), and the AWEA Utility IRP Database is here to help keep you in-the-know about important changes.

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Sen. Ernst receives “U.S. Wind Champion Award”

14 January 2019

Senator earns recognition from AWEA for advancing Iowa cash crop: wind energy


2018 highlights: Six trends shaping the future of wind power

10 January 2019

2018 may be in the rearview mirror, but let’s take a moment to reflect on another year of incredible progress for American wind power. Wind energy made huge strides across the U.S., from the shores of Massachusetts all the way out to California and dozens of places in between. And that’s good news for families and businesses, because it means access to more affordable, reliable, clean electricity is on the way.


2018 highlights: Wind power takes wildlife conservation to the next level

04 January 2019

Last year, the American Wind Wildlife Institute (AWWI) celebrated its 10 year anniversary. And there was no better way to mark the occasion than the creation of the new Wind Wildlife Research Fund.

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Record-smashing auction dramatically expands Massachusetts’ offshore wind potential

14 December 2018

Equinor, Mayflower Wind Energy, and Vineyard Wind placed winning bids totaling $405 million to begin planning wind farms.

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AWEA supports a level playing field for energy storage technologies

10 December 2018

Broad coalition of over 150 companies and energy groups ask Congress for a stand-alone storage ITC

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Leading wind companies announce new Wind Wildlife Research Fund at biannual meeting of 400 researchers in Saint Paul

03 December 2018

First-of-its-kind fund will speed deployment of innovative solutions


Things we’re thankful for in 2018

21 November 2018

We have a lot to be thankful for so far in 2018. The wind industry is booming, offshore wind is scaling up, and industry growth is creating jobs and boosting rural economies. Wind continues to become more affordable, making way for a clean energy future in the US, and last week, we launched a new campaign to honor the veterans working in wind.


New Lazard report: Wind is more affordable than ever

20 November 2018

November is here, and that means peak foliage, turkey stuffing, and the release of Lazard’s Levelized Cost of Energy analysis. For electricity geeks, it’s an early holiday gift. And each year the gift keeps getting better and better for renewable energy.