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Blogs

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 Yet a recent article by Stephen Moore ignores all of this, instead spreading misleading claims and outdated information.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.

Blogs

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.

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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.

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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.

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DOE reports Distributed Wind has surpassed 1 GW; Industry poised for further growth

29 August 2018

US distributed wind market surpassed the 1 GW milestone with 81,000 turbines generating power across 50 states, according to the 2017 Distributed Wind Market Report released today by the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy.

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Planning the future of power markets, today

29 August 2018

Energy markets are complex and evolving. They require a shared vision among power generators, transmission organizations and utilities for optimal success. AWEA is pleased to host a forum next week in Washington D.C. bringing together thought leaders and policy makers to discuss and debate the future of power markets.

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

27 August 2018

Congressman recognized for his leadership and initiative on behalf of American wind power and nearly 8,000 Iowa wind workers.

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Senator Merkley receives “U.S. Wind Champion Award”

24 August 2018

Senator recognized for his leadership in supporting American wind energy and the creation of nearly 3,000 Oregon wind jobs.