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American Clean Power Association statement on Renewable Energy Provisions of COVID-19 Omnibus Legislation

21 December 2020

Washington D.C. - The American Clean Power Association (ACP) released the following statement today after Congress agreed on COVID-19 omnibus legislation that includes targeted renewable energy initiatives, including a one-year extension of the production tax credit/investment tax credit for land-based wind at 60 percent of their full value, a two-year extension of the investment tax credit for solar at 26 percent, and a 30 percent offshore wind investment tax credit for projects that commence construction from January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2025.

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Driving Toward a Majority Renewables America to Catalyze Nearly One Million Direct U.S. Clean Energy Jobs

16 December 2020

First-of-its kind study details clean energy’s potential to unlock economic growth, achieve majority renewable electricity generation within the next decade
 

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AWEA Releases Statement on U.S. Department of the Interior Actions on Status of Offshore Wind Development

15 December 2020

Washington D.C. – The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), which is merging into the American Clean Power Association (ACP) in January 2021, today released the following statement regarding recent developments from the U.S. Department of the Interior involving federal reviews of the Vineyard Wind project and the many other offshore wind projects in progress up and down the Atlantic coast and other regions of the Outer Continental Shelf.

 

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AMERICAN CLEAN POWER ASSOCIATION NAMES HEATHER ZICHAL AS NEW CEO

10 December 2020

Former White House and Capitol Hill senior official to lead new multi-technology renewable energy trade association officially launching January 2021

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AWEA Statement on Vineyard Wind Selecting GE Renewable Energy Turbines

01 December 2020

Washington D.C. – The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) today released the following statement on Vineyard Wind’s selection of GE's Haliade-X 13MW wind turbines to power the Vineyard Wind 1 Farm.

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AWEA Releases 2021 Clean Energy Road Map

17 November 2020

100-Day Plan details pathway to unlocking economic growth, achieving rapid renewable energy deployment to reach clean energy and climate targets
 

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American Wind Industry Congratulates President-Elect Biden and Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris

07 November 2020

American wind power congratulates President-elect Biden on his victory.

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American Wind Power Posts Record Third Quarter

29 October 2020

AWEA releases 2020 third-quarter report and important addendum to 2019 annual report

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AWEA Statement on Maryland, North Carolina, Virginia Offshore Wind Bipartisan Partnership

29 October 2020

Washington D.C. – The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) today issued the following statement after Maryland, North Carolina, and Virginia together announced a three-state collaboration to become a hub for the promising offshore wind sector, which is set to deliver 83,000 jobs and $25 billion in annual economic output to the U.S. within a decade:

 

 

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Transmission Reforms Needed to Support Offshore Wind and State Clean Energy Goals

27 October 2020

Washington D.C. – A consensus is building today at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) technical conference on integrating offshore wind into regional transmission organizations (RTOs) and independent system operators (ISOs) that FERC and the organized markets need to look into transmission reforms that would help accommodate the expected boom in offshore wind and help meet increasing state clean energy goals.

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American Wind Energy Association Statement on Ocean-Based Climate Solutions Act

20 October 2020

Washington D.C. – The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) today issued the following statement after leaders in the U.S. House of Representatives introduced the Ocean-Based Climate Solutions Act, which includes national targets for offshore wind development: 

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AWEA Comment on FERC Carbon Pricing Policy Statement

15 October 2020

FERC’s move encourages states to continue considering carbon pricing in their electricity markets.

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AWEA Statement on Collaboration between Hydropower Industry and Environmental Community

13 October 2020

Hydropower to help integrate wind and solar energy resources, helping move toward the joint vision to reach a majority renewables American electric grid within a decade

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Energy agencies’ analysis concludes extreme, climate-related heat wave and a lack of planning were the primary causes of California’s August power outages

08 October 2020

AWEA-California: “The only surefire solution to preventing outages in the future is state leadership and action on clean energy.”
 

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Stand Tall: AWEA Launches Sixth Annual Safety Campaign

01 October 2020

This year’s safety campaign focuses on sprains and strains

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American Wind Energy Association Statement on Business Roundtable Climate Change Policy Announcement

17 September 2020

Washington D.C. – The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) released this statement after the corporate leaders at the Business Roundtable announced new principles and policies to address climate change, including support for market-based climate solutions:
 

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Renewable energy providers applaud Governor Newsom’s call to “fast-track” California’s clean energy plans amidst record heat waves and fires

14 September 2020

SACRAMENTO — The American Wind Energy Association of California (AWEA-California) released this statement today on behalf of Director Danielle Osborn Mills, following the announcement by Governor Newsom that he intends to “fast-track” the state’s clean energy transition in the wake of this summer’s heat waves and fires.
 

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Clean Energy Groups Applaud MISO/SPP Moving Forward on Needed Transmission Development

14 September 2020

Washington D.C. – The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), along with regional partners Clean Grid Alliance (CGA) and Advanced Power Alliance (APA), applaud the Midcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO) and Southwest Power Pool (SPP) for agreeing to move forward on a significant joint transmission planning effort on the seam between their two footprints. 

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California renewable energy providers urge State investments in a more diverse, reliable mix of clean energy to prevent future capacity shortfalls

18 August 2020

SACRAMENTO CA— The American Wind Energy Association of California (AWEA-California) released this statement today on behalf of Director Danielle Osborn Mills, following this week’s rotating power outages in California.

 

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American Wind Power Moves Forward Despite Second Quarter Challenges

14 August 2020

Washington D.C. – The U.S. wind industry installed over 2,500 megawatts (MW) of new wind power capacity in the second quarter of 2020, bringing total American capacity to nearly 110,000 MW, according to the newly released Wind Powers America Second Quarter Report 2020. The American Wind Energy Association’s (AWEA) report reveals that many U.S. wind developers managed to get their projects over the finish line during the three-month period, despite the significant challenges associated with COVID-19.
 

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American Wind Energy Association Recognizes Bipartisan Leadership in Clean Energy with 2020 Wind Champion Awards

12 August 2020

Washington D.C. The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) today celebrates U.S. wind power champions for helping wind build a sustainable, affordable, and prosperous energy future. This select group of bipartisan Senators, Representatives, and Governors embrace a forward-thinking approach to energy policy that has enabled wind to become our country’s largest renewable energy source while employing over 120,000 Americans across all 50 states. 

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American Wind Week 2020 Commences: Wind Builds the Future

10 August 2020

Over 100 Governors, Mayors, and Government Officials across 40 states declare August 9-15 American Wind Week.
 

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AWEA’s September conferences go virtual

05 August 2020

The Wind Resource & Project Energy Assessment and Wind Project Siting and Environmental events have moved online
 

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Offshore Energy Industry Releases Economic Impact Study of New Federal Offshore Wind Lease Auctions

04 August 2020

Study finds 28 Gigawatts, $1.7 Billion in U.S. Treasury Revenue Achievable by 2022;
Delivers $166 Billion in Offshore Wind Industry Investment and Supports 80,000 jobs annually by 2035


 

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American Wind Energy Association Comments on Vineyard Wind Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement

28 July 2020

Washington D.C. - The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) yesterday filed comprehensive comments on the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s (BOEM) draft supplemental environmental impact statement for Vineyard Wind, the first utility-scale offshore wind project in American federal waters. The full comments can be found here. AWEA today also issued the following statement:
 

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AWEA Recognizes House Rules Committee for NDAA leadership

22 July 2020

American Wind Energy Association Recognizes House Rules Committee for its leadership on National Defense Authorization Act and Jones Act.
 

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American Wind Energy Association Urges U.S. Electric Grid Operators to Prepare to Harness the Benefits of Hybrid Energy Projects

22 July 2020

The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) today stressed the need for the U.S. Regional Transmission Operators and Independent System Operators (collectively referred to as ISOs) to update their policies to accommodate the growing number of hybrid renewable energy and storage projects requesting interconnection to the nation’s electric grids.
 

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American Wind Energy Association Statement on Today’s Arrests Related to Passage of HB 6 in Ohio

21 July 2020

Washington D.C. The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) today issued the following statement after federal officials arrested Ohio House Speaker Larry Householder and four others regarding a purported $60 million racketeering conspiracy involving the passage of Ohio HB 6.
 

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American Wind Energy Association Statement on New York Issuing the Largest Ever U.S. Renewable Energy Procurement

21 July 2020

Washington D.C. The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) today issued the following statement on New York's record-breaking renewable energy procurement.
 

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American Wind Energy Association Statement on Biden Climate Plan

14 July 2020

Washington D.C. The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) today issued the following statement supporting the Biden campaign’s climate and clean energy plan:
 

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American Wind Energy Association Statement on House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis Recommendations

30 June 2020

Washington D.C. The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) today issued the following statement supporting the Select Committee on the Climate Crisis recommendations on climate policies.
 

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Broad Energy Industry Coalition Encourages PJM to Continue to Examine Carbon Pricing in its Electricity Market

30 June 2020

June 30, 2020 Washington D.C. As U.S. policymakers look for cost-effective ways to tackle climate change, a diverse coalition of power generators, trade associations, and think tanks last week sent a letter encouraging PJM to continue its examination of the policy options and implications of carbon pricing in its market. The request comes at a time when many states in PJM either have, or are considering, policies that reduce carbon emissions in the electric sector and are grappling with how best to reconcile those policies with wholesale markets.
 

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American Wind Energy Association Statement on Bipartisan Letter to Treasury on Offshore Wind Safe Harbor

30 June 2020

Washington D.C. The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) today issued the following statement supporting Senator Cassidy, Senator Whitehouse, and other Senate leaders who sent a letter to the Treasury Department on the importance of safe-guarding America’s offshore wind energy future.
 

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American Wind Energy Association Statement on GREEN Act

25 June 2020

Washington D.C. - The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) today issued the following statement applauding the release of the Growing Renewable Energy and Efficiency Now (GREEN) Act by Congressman Mike Thompson (D-CA), Chairman of the Ways and Means Committee Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures, and Congressman Richard Neal (D-MA), Chairman of the U.S. House Committee on Ways and Means. 
 

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American Wind Energy Association Statement on H.R. 2

22 June 2020

Washington D.C. – The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) today issued the following statement after House leadership introduced H.R. 2, the Moving Forward Act.
 

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Coalition Applauds FERC Decision to Hold Carbon Pricing Discussion

18 June 2020

Federal Energy Regulator Kicks Off Conversation on How Carbon Pricing in Competitive Power Markets Could Spur Cost-Effective Emissions Reductions 

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Corporate Customers Buying Record Amount of American Wind Power

11 June 2020

Businesses purchased a record amount of U.S. wind power last year. In total, corporate buyers have signed contracts for nearly 17,000 megawatts (MW) of U.S. wind energy, enough to power more than five million American homes.

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AWEA, BNOW, NOIA Statements on Vineyard Wind Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement

10 June 2020

The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), Business Network for Offshore Wind (BNOW), and National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) are united in commending BOEM for issuing the statement on schedule, especially as the agency had to adapt to new workplace realities due to COVID-19. The three organizations released the following comments on the draft: 

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U.S. Renewable and Clean Energy Industries Set Sights on Market Majority

02 June 2020

For the first time, the American wind, solar, hydropower, and storage associations have come together to announce a shared vision of renewables reaching a majority of U.S. electricity generation by 2030
 

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American Wind Energy Association Statement on IRS Safe Harbor Guidance

27 May 2020

Washington D.C. – The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) today issued the following statement after the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) provided one additional year of safe harbor flexibility for wind projects that began construction in 2016 and 2017, in order to help address the significant short-term challenges associated with COVID-19. 
 

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Outgoing AWEA board chair Rob Caldwell reflects on a 40-year energy career

27 May 2020

After 40 years in the power generation business, Rob Caldwell has seen a lot of change—technologies improve, customer preferences evolve, and policy drivers adapt to reflect the will of the people. As his tenure as AWEA Board Chair comes to a close and he nears retirement as President of Duke Energy Renewables, I had a chance to speak with Rob as he reflected on his career and gave insights on the grid of the future. 

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#AmericanWindWeek 2020: Wind Builds the Future

20 May 2020

August is fast approaching, and that means it’s time to start planning for #AmericanWindWeek 2020, happening August 9-15. And to get your creative juices flowing, we’re happy to announce this year’s theme: Wind Builds the Future.

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US Wind Industry Delivers Strong First Quarter

29 April 2020

Despite uncertainty surrounding COVID-19, the U.S. wind industry experienced a strong start to the year, with the first three months of 2020 seeing record construction and power purchasing activity.
 

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American wind power supports COVID-19 relief efforts in communities across the country

24 April 2020

Our society and economy continue to grapple with the unprecedented challenges COVID-19 presents. Ensuring the wind energy workforce’s safety and protecting U.S. wind jobs remains the top priority, and when the economy can safely reopen, wind power stands ready to play a leading role in the recovery.

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Fact check: New Michael Moore-backed documentary full of errors, fundamentally misunderstands electric system

22 April 2020

A new Michael Moore-backed documentary has been released that examines the climate crisis and the lack of progress made so far in combating the problem. Unfortunately, and somewhat strangely, the filmmakers chose to focus much of their attention erroneously critiquing a leading climate solution—renewable energy.

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New report: Top six wind power trends of 2019

16 April 2020

Although the COVID-19 pandemic is causing great uncertainty throughout our economy, American wind power rests on a strong foundation as we seek to overcome these challenging times.

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Wind Powers America Annual Report

16 April 2020

Annual market report shows wind industry topped 100 GW, employed 120,000 Americans, invested $14 billion in new projects, and provided $1.6 billion in local payments to communities and landowners last year.

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Clean Energy Sector Disappointed in FERC’s MOPR Decision

16 April 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. —  The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) today largely rejected the clean energy sector’s Request for Rehearing on its order to impose a Minimum Offer Price Rule (MOPR) in the PJM capacity market. While clarifying that voluntary RECs are not considered by the Commission to be a state subsidy, FERC otherwise affirmed its December 2019 decision.

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Power Generators, Industry Groups, and Think Tanks Ask FERC to Examine Carbon Pricing to Reduce Emissions

14 April 2020

Broad Coalition Jointly Requests Technical Conference or Workshop to Discuss Carbon Pricing in Wholesale Electricity Markets 

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First Wind Wildlife Research Fund results improve understanding of bat and prairie grouse wind energy interactions

13 April 2020

The first results of Wind Wildlife Research Fund studies are providing new information about interactions between wind energy and wildlife – namely, bats and prairie grouse.

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Voters Strongly Favor Offshore Wind Energy

09 April 2020

New Polling shows near identical support among Republicans and Democrats for adding more offshore wind to the American energy portfolio
 
Majority of voters say wind energy will be more important in
10 years than oil and natural gas

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New poll: Americans across party lines support offshore wind by wide margins

09 April 2020

In today’s world, sometimes it can feel like a struggle getting two people to agree the sky is blue. And yet, in an era of polarized opinions, wind energy has remained an outlier—it’s a bright beacon of consensus.

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AWEA cancels CLEANPOWER 2020 due to COVID-19

06 April 2020

The first annual CLEANPOWER Conference and Exhibition is cancelled due to the COVID-19 worldwide pandemic.
 

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American Wind Energy Association Statement on New York Renewable Energy Siting Reform Passed as Part of State Budget

03 April 2020

Washington – The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) today issued the following statement after the New York Legislature passed a state budget that includes critical improvements to the way that renewable energy projects are sited and developed in the state.
 

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American Wind Energy Association Statement on The COVID-19 Phase Three Stimulus Bill

25 March 2020

Washington – The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) today issued the following statement on the COVID-19 phase three stimulus bill. 

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Protecting American jobs and clean energy investment during the COVID-19 pandemic

19 March 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic is causing unprecedented challenges to the U.S. healthcare system, disruptions to daily life across the country, and deep uncertainty across the economy. Global supply chain disturbances and massive public health interventions are extending these obstacles to the U.S. wind energy industry as well.

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Clean Energy Sector Calls on Congress for Help Surmounting the Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic

19 March 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. —In a letter delivered today to U.S. House and Senate leadership, the clean energy sector is calling for the prompt repair and extension of critically important tax incentives to help renewable and clean grid industries surmount the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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AWEA/SEIA letter to Congress outlining COVID-19 impacts

19 March 2020

Actions Congress can take to protect U.S. jobs and renewable energy growth
 

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American Wind Energy Association Releases COVID-19 Outlook

19 March 2020

Virus to impact workforce, investments, rural communities

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American Wind Energy Association Statement on PJM’s Response to FERC Capacity Market Directive

18 March 2020

Washington – The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) today issued the following statement on PJM’s Compliance Filing in response to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) Capacity Market Reform Directive.
 

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

12 March 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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U.S. Offshore Wind Poised for Exponential Growth

11 March 2020

Up to 30,000 MW of Capacity, 83,000 Jobs, and $25 Billion of Annual Economic Output by 2030
 

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Virginia Poised to Embrace Clean Energy Future

06 March 2020

Washington, DC – The Virginia Senate today passed the Virginia Clean Economy Act, after the House of Delegates approved the bill yesterday. Governor Ralph Northam is now clear to join leaders in the General Assembly in allowing the state’s energy system to unlock the enormous economic and environmental potential renewable energy sources can bring to the Commonwealth.

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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

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#AmericanWindWeek 2020: Celebrate wind power August 16-22

28 January 2020

Being in the midst of the dead of winter can make it feel like summer is a lifetime away. But August will be here before you know it, and that means it’s time to start thinking about #AmericanWindWeek 2020!

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New guide shows stakeholder engagement opportunities during offshore wind development

23 January 2020

It’s an exciting time for offshore wind—states up and down the East Coast have upped the ante in their offshore wind commitments, and there’s also significant action on the West Coast and in the Great Lakes.

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New guide spotlights public input opportunities during US offshore wind development

23 January 2020

AWEA and the University of Delaware’s Special Initiative on Offshore Wind partner to help the public more easily participate in the existing federal feedback process
 

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Migratory birds and wind energy: Looking at reality

14 January 2020

Last week, several House lawmakers introduced a bill that would reform the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA). The ensuing debate sure to arise provides an excellent opportunity to lay some facts on the table about wind energy’s wholistic impact on birds.

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Windy retrospective: 10 wind trends from the 2010’s

09 January 2020

As we close the books on the 2010’s, it’s a good time to take stock of an incredible decade for American wind power.

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Removing obstacles for responsibly expanding wind energy: Now is the time to join the Wind Wildlife Research Fund

08 January 2020

Demand for energy can put enormous stress on the environment, habitats and the wildlife that lives there. The wind energy industry is proud of its legacy as a source of low-impact electricity that is leading the way in providing conservation benefits to wildlife and ecosystems.

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AWEA Statement on Energy & Commerce Committee CLEAN Future Act Proposal

08 January 2020

The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) issued the following statement on the U.S. House of Representatives Energy & Commerce Committee CLEAN Future Act Proposal.

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American Wind Energy Association Statement on National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Review Process

08 January 2020

The American Wind Energy Association issued the following statement on changes to the National Environmental Policy Act announced today by the White House.

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AWEA statement on extension of the Production Tax Credit

23 December 2019

The bill will help wind continue to create jobs and economic opportunities in all 50 states.

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Fact Check: Setting the record straight on President Trump’s recent wind comments

23 December 2019

This weekend, the President made a series of inaccurate statements about wind energy while omitting the many benefits it brings to communities throughout the country, particularly in the Midwest.

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AWEA and Alliance for Clean Energy New York urge Governor Cuomo to support carbon pricing as model for the nation

18 December 2019

Governor needs to consider proposal for market-based approach to reach ambitious clean energy goals
 

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AWEA Urges Department of Interior to Advance Offshore Wind Projects on One-Year Anniversary of Record-Breaking Lease Auctions

13 December 2019

This weekend represents the one-year anniversary of a record-breaking auction for three lease areas off the coast of Massachusetts. 
 

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AWEA hires Stacey Kerans as Senior Director of Communications

12 December 2019

Seasoned Brand Marketing and Corporate Communications Executive to Lead AWEA’s Strategic Communications Initiatives.
 

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Wind energy expansion and birds of prey: A Conservation partnership

12 December 2019

As a carbon-free energy source, wind power is a leading climate change solution. And that’s important to countless species threatened by a warming planet.

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AWEA statement on Elizabeth Warren's "Blue New Deal"

11 December 2019

The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) issued a statement regarding Elizabeth Warren's "Blue New Deal" Plan. 

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AWEA board chair Rob Caldwell samples life in the “elevated office”

09 December 2019

AWEA board Chair and President of Duke Energy Renewables recently tried life at the “elevated office.”

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OEM leaders from wind, solar and storage come together to discuss what’s next

05 December 2019

AWEA’s just-completed Clean Energy Executive Summit is a one-stop shop to gather intel on the latest clean energy trends.

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AWEA statement on Connecticut's Park City Wind Announcement

05 December 2019

The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) issued the following statement on Connecticut's Announcement on the Park City Wind Project.

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New Jersey ups the ante on offshore wind

20 November 2019

Over the past few years, states up and down the East Coast have jockeyed for position as America’s offshore wind leader. Now New Jersey is making its move—Gov. Phil Murphy just announced the state is more doubling its offshore wind commitment to 7,500 megawatts by 2035.

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AWEA applauds GREEN Act released by Chairman Richard Neal (D-MA)

19 November 2019

Tax policy parity with other sectors critical to meet consumer demand for clean energy

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Fact Check: Robert Bryce continues pushing anti-wind fallacies

15 November 2019

Robert Bryce has a long history of promoting untruths about renewable energy. So much so that more than 50 journalists and educators once submitted a petition to then-New York Times Public Editor Arthur Brisbane, imploring the paper to call out the special interest funding ties of op-ed writers...So it’s not surprising to see Bryce spreading more misinformation about wind energy in The Hill. Here’s a breakdown of what he gets wrong this time.