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AWEA: Wind Energy Now Top Source of Renewable Electricity

27 February 2020

Washington, DC – Wind energy is now the top source of renewable electricity generation in the country according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, surpassing hydroelectric generation in 2019 for the first time in history. Annual wind generation totaled 300 million megawatt hours (MWh) in 2019, exceeding hydroelectric generation by 26 million MWh. 
 

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AWEA spotlights industry operations and safety leaders

26 February 2020

Acciona Energy USA Global, Apex Clean Energy, Duke Energy Renewables, EDF Renewables North America, JMS Wind Energy, Liberty Power, Shermco, and Third Planet Windpower today received awards at AWEA’s O&M and Safety Conference.
 

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Eight companies receive awards for leadership in operations and safety

26 February 2020

The U.S wind industry today recognized eight companies today for their innovation in the fields of operations and safety at AWEA’s O&M and Safety Conference in San Diego.

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AWEA releases proper lifting techniques guidance

24 February 2020

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, more than one million workers suffer back injuries each year, and back injuries account for one of every five workplace injuries or illnesses.

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Practicing good stewardship: Wind Wildlife Research Fund advances next round of collaborative research projects

20 February 2020

Thirty-one leading wind energy companies, through the Wind Wildlife Research Fund, have announced their 2020 research projects.

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New report: Renewable energy generation jumped 77 percent during 2010’s

13 February 2020

The Business Council for Sustainable Energy released its annual Sustainable Energy in America Factbook today, and the findings are striking—the 2010’s really were the decade renewable energy went mainstream.

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Passage of Virginia Clean Economy Act Will Drive Job Creation and Position Virginia as an Offshore Wind Leader, says AWEA

12 February 2020

Legislature approves Virginia Clean Economy Act to require all energy from clean sources by 2050

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AWEA: Department of Interior Schedule for Vineyard Wind’s Final Environmental Review Statement Offers Clarity to Industry

11 February 2020

Washington D.C. – The American Wind Energy Association issued the following statement today in reaction to the Department of Interior’s announcement on the schedule for reviewing Vineyard Wind’s Final Environmental Impact Statement.

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CLEANPOWER 2020 Conference Partners Announced

04 February 2020

Solar and energy storage companies support expansion of WINDPOWER convening to cover a larger set of energy players

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Put it in the books: Final 2019 numbers show wind power on the rise

30 January 2020

AWEA’s just-released Fourth Quarter Market Report gives a full look at 2019 for the first time, and for fans of wind there’s a lot to like.

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Why thought leadership matters

30 January 2020

Thought leadership is powerful. It matters. It’s used across all industries to stand out and demonstrate technical expertise and innovation, boost brand affinity and spark important discussions that can yield not only positive change but growth opportunities in business.

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Wind Industry Experiences Third Strongest Year on Record With 9,143 MW of Wind Power Added to U.S. Grid

29 January 2020

Additional AWEA 2019 Q4 Market Report Highlights