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

09 August 2018

The Senator’s sustained commitment to U.S. leadership in wind power recognized during American Wind Week.

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New York celebrates #AmericanWindWeek

09 August 2018

We’re almost through the 2nd annual American Wind Week (August 5th-11th)! Supporters of wind energy across the U.S. launched American Wind Week last year when wind power became the country’s largest source of renewable energy capacity. Today, that leadership is growing with a record amount of wind power under construction at wind farms across America.

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Governors and Mayors across the country recognize #AmericanWindWeek

09 August 2018

Towns and cities across the country have been holding events this week recognizing America’s wind power leadership, and the conversation has boomed on social media. But governors and mayors from coast to coast have weighed in too.

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

08 August 2018

The Congressman’s role in shaping U.S. leadership in wind power recognized during American Wind Week

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We’re halfway through #AmericanWindWeek– let’s see some highlights!

08 August 2018

We’re halfway through the second annual #AmericanWindWeek! In more than 30 towns and cities across the country, communities and business leaders have gathered to celebrate a future powered by thin air. From North Dakota to Florida, and Oregon through New Jersey, Americans are celebrating the economic opportunities, job creation, energy independence and clean air created by wind power.

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#AmericanWindWeek: A turbine in Tucumcari

08 August 2018

In 2017, wind energy grew faster in New Mexico than in any other state. Now, the Land of Enchantment has 17 wind projects, 1,005 total turbines, and at least seven additional projects either under development or under construction. The state currently produces enough wind energy to power more than 420,000 homes.

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

06 August 2018

The Senator’s role in securing over 8,000 wind energy jobs in Iowa and forging U.S. leadership in wind power recognized during American Wind Week

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American Wind Week 2018 kicks off

06 August 2018

Wind power supporters organize nearly 30 events nationwide in recognition of U.S. leadership in wind power and its benefits

Blogs

AWEA Wind Resource Assessment Conference: Finding the windiest sites

27 July 2018

How much energy a wind farm is going to produce is the single biggest driver of wind farm economics. Accurate assessment is a critical factor in developing successful wind projects and has a direct impact on which projects are financed and constructed and which are not.

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Record wind farm construction underway at close of second quarter

26 July 2018

U.S. wind farms surpass 90 GW with strong demand from Fortune 500 brands and utilities

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AWEA hires Jennifer Jenkins to launch national distributed wind program

24 July 2018

The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) has hired Jennifer Jenkins to lead efforts expanding the U.S. market for distributed wind power.

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As crop prices fluctuate, wind turbine income becomes critical for farmers

20 July 2018

2.1 million farms cover our country’s rural landscapes, and 99 percent of them are family-owned and operated. And now, a growing number of them host wind turbines. Increasingly, the extra income from wind projects helps keep these farms in the family and the family on the farm, even in uncertain times.