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Press Releases

Seven states to double their wind power in near term as Q3 development picks up

30 October 2018

Most powerful land-based turbines to date emerge as U.S. wind power continues strong growth

Press Releases

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

23 October 2018

Congressman’s longstanding leadership on wind power creates jobs and benefits for farm and factory towns across Iowa

Blogs

A novice’s take on the Offshore WINDPOWER Conference

23 October 2018

Last week, AWEA hosted its annual Offshore WINDPOWER Conference. With over 1,000 industry professionals in attendance and representatives from the Federal and state governments, Offshore WINDPOWER offered something for everyone. 

Blogs

Microsoft, Walmart, Iron Mountain: The corporate buyer parade continues

18 October 2018

It’s been a banner week for corporate purchasers. First, Iron Mountain, Microsoft and Walmart announced power purchase agreements (PPA) with five wind projects across the country. On top of that exciting news, Microsoft also announced a new and innovative solution for corporate purchasers called the volume firming agreement (VFA), which will help large companies power even more of their operations using wind.

Blogs

New EIA report shows wind pulls its weight

18 October 2018

A new report from the Energy Information Administration (EIA) found that wind and solar generated over 20 percent of the total electricity in 10 states last year. This offers yet another data point that renewables like wind power have become an important part of America’s electricity mix.

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.   

Blogs

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.

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.