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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

Press Releases

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.

Blogs

Recapping an impactful Wind Power on Capitol Hill

13 March 2019

Last Wednesday was an important day for American wind power at the federal level. Over 160 members of the U.S. wind industry met with almost 250 House and Senate legislators and their staffs. That’s like meeting with nearly half of all of Congress. How did 160 people accomplish this impressive feat? By participating in Wind Power on Capitol Hill (WPOCH) 2019, of course!

Press Releases

The largest wind energy conference in the Western Hemisphere is coming to Houston and will bring together leaders from across many energy sectors to collaborate on a cleaner energy future

07 March 2019

AWEA’s 2019 WINDPOWER Conference will highlight how wind and its growing list of partners and allies can, together, power the future with cost-competitive, clean energy

Press Releases

AWEA recognizes industry leaders in operations and safety

07 March 2019

Invenergy, Apex Clean Energy, Third Planet Windpower, Wanzek Construction and Acciona were honored last week at AWEA’s O&M and Safety Conference