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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.

Blogs

It’s a long climb to the top: AWEA Fitness for Work Guidelines

11 April 2019

Have you seen how tall wind turbines are? Climbing to the top requires good physical fitness! That’s why the AWEA Fitness for Work Task Force has developed the new AWEA Fitness for Work document. This new resource helps employers establish and maintain guidelines to identify the fitness for work condition of wind technicians working onshore.

Blogs

The truth about wind power

10 April 2019

The wind energy industry is bringing billions in private investment, and tens of thousands of well-paying jobs, to rural and Rust Belt communities across the United States – helping them attract business and pay for roads and schools. And wind power is pollution-free. Wind works for America.

Press Releases

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

Press Releases

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. 

Blogs

AWEA Annual Market Report: Top 11 wind power trends in 2018

09 April 2019

Robust demand, record low costs, innovative turbine technology, and consumer preferences are propelling wind to new heights. Strong wind project construction, a maturing manufacturing sector, and the increasing need for wind turbine technicians and operators mean wind jobs grew 8 percent in 2018– a record 114,000 men and women now work in wind.

Press Releases

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

Blogs

Fact check: President’s comments wrong on facts, ignore wind’s Heartland benefits

04 April 2019

This week President Trump made a series of comments about wind energy that were not grounded in fact and ignore the many benefits wind power brings to communities filled with his supporters.

Press Releases

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

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.

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.

Press Releases

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