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Blogs

News roundup: State of play for U.S. offshore wind

15 October 2018

The race for offshore wind leadership is heating up, and around the country a flurry of recent announcements from states and offshore developers are shaping the future of the industry. As the offshore wind community convenes for AWEA’s Offshore WINDPOWER Conference, it’s a good time to take stock of where things stand.   

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Fact Check: No, wind turbines do not cause global warming

04 October 2018

Two researchers, David Keith and Lee Miller, released a new paper today and their findings are problematic for several reasons. Furthermore, certain media outlets are misreporting what the paper actually says. The fact is wind power remains one of the most effective and affordable ways to reduce carbon pollution.

Press Releases

Stop the Shock: AWEA launches new worker safety campaign

02 October 2018

Improving on-the-job electrical safety is the focus of this year’s October Safety Campaign

Blogs

It’s Safety Awareness Month! Stop the Shock this October

01 October 2018

Many workers are unaware of the potential electrical hazards present in their work environment, which makes them more vulnerable to the danger of electricity-related injuries.

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Fact check: Wind power is a story of American growth and innovation

01 October 2018

Many people know that wind energy creates benefits in all 50 states, providing affordable, reliable electricity for millions of American homes and businesses. It also supports over 105,000 well-paying U.S. jobs while reducing harmful pollution. Yet a recent article by Stephen Moore ignores all of this, instead spreading misleading claims and outdated information.

Press Releases

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

18 September 2018

Senator recognized for his longstanding support for American wind workers and for promoting U.S. wind energy leadership.

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New Jersey jumps into offshore wind

18 September 2018

In the race for offshore wind leadership playing out up and down the east coast, New Jersey just made a big move—the Garden State’s Board of Public Utilities has approved the country’s largest single offshore wind solicitation. The Board is seeking 1,100 megawatts (MW) of new offshore wind capacity.

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Rep. Welch receives “U.S. Wind Champion Award”

12 September 2018

Congressman recognized for his dedication to Vermont’s wind workers and for helping position the U.S. as a global leader in wind energy.

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Fort Benning launches new wind technician training program for veterans

12 September 2018

At Fort Benning, Georgia, American wind power is helping the U.S. Army secure competitive, productive and well-paying careers for its veterans.

Blogs

AWEA signs the Transportation Electrification Accord

07 September 2018

Today, AWEA joins Fortune 500 companies, including automakers and electric utilities, consumer advocates, labor groups, and other organizations to sign the Transportation Electrification Accord. We couldn’t be more excited to join this diverse and growing list of companies and organizations working to evolve our transportation sector in a manner that not only provides economic and social benefits, but also recognizes renewable energy’s critical role in electrification across the country.

Press Releases

Tom Kiernan makes statement on California's SB 100 and further legislation

30 August 2018

The following is a statement by Tom Kiernan, CEO of American Wind Energy Association on California Senate’s passage of SB 100 and on the need for legislators to pass further legislation on renewable procurement and on regionalization of the electricity market. 

Press Releases

Rep. Coffman receives “U.S. Wind Champion Award”

29 August 2018

Rep. Coffman’s support for the 6,000 Coloradan wind workers and his clear vision for U.S. leadership in wind power recognized on the heels of American Wind Week.