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

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  • December 21 @ 4:20 pm
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  • December 21 @ 4:20 pm

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

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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  • December 16 @ 4:20 pm
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  • December 16 @ 4:20 pm

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

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 […]

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  • December 15 @ 7:50 pm
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  • December 15 @ 7:50 pm

AMERICAN CLEAN POWER ASSOCIATION NAMES HEATHER ZICHAL AS NEW CEO

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  • December 10 @ 10:50 am
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  • December 10 @ 10:50 am

AWEA Statement on Vineyard Wind Selecting GE Renewable Energy Turbines

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  • December 1 @ 6:50 pm
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  • December 1 @ 6:50 pm

AWEA Releases 2021 Clean Energy Road Map

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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  • November 17 @ 4:20 pm
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  • November 17 @ 4:20 pm

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

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  • November 7 @ 3:50 pm
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  • November 7 @ 3:50 pm

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

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  • October 29 @ 3:50 pm
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  • October 29 @ 3:50 pm

American Wind Power Posts Record Third Quarter

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  • October 29 @ 3:50 pm
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  • October 29 @ 3:50 pm

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

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 […]

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  • October 27 @ 10:50 am
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  • October 27 @ 10:50 am

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

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  • October 20 @ 4:50 pm
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  • October 20 @ 4:50 pm

AWEA Comment on FERC Carbon Pricing Policy Statement

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  • October 15 @ 1:50 pm
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  • October 15 @ 1:50 pm

AWEA Statement on Collaboration between Hydropower Industry and Environmental Community

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  • October 13 @ 3:20 pm
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  • October 13 @ 3:20 pm

Energy agencies’ analysis concludes extreme, climate-related heat wave and a lack of planning were the primary ca

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

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  • October 8 @ 3:50 pm
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  • October 8 @ 3:50 pm

Stand Tall: AWEA Launches Sixth Annual Safety Campaign

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  • October 1 @ 3:20 pm
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  • October 1 @ 3:20 pm

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

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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  • September 17 @ 8:20 am
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  • September 17 @ 8:20 am

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

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  • September 14 @ 4:50 pm
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  • September 14 @ 4:50 pm

Renewable energy providers applaud Governor Newsom’s call to “fast-track” California’s clean energy plans a

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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  • September 14 @ 1:20 pm
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  • September 14 @ 1:20 pm

Renewable energy providers applaud Governor Newsom’s call to “fast-track” California’s clean energy plans a

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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  • September 14 @ 1:20 pm
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  • September 14 @ 1:20 pm

California renewable energy providers urge State investments in a more diverse, reliable mix of clean energy to pre

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  • August 18 @ 8:50 pm
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  • August 18 @ 8:50 pm

California renewable energy providers urge State investments in a more diverse, reliable mix of clean energy to pre

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  • August 18 @ 8:50 pm
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  • August 18 @ 8:50 pm

American Wind Power Moves Forward Despite Second Quarter Challenges

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 […]

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  • August 14 @ 6:50 pm
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  • August 14 @ 6:50 pm

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

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 […]

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  • August 12 @ 10:50 am
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  • August 12 @ 10:50 am

American Wind Week 2020 Commences: Wind Builds the Future

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

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  • August 10 @ 9:50 am
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  • August 10 @ 9:50 am

AWEA’s September conferences go virtual

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

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  • August 5 @ 7:20 am
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  • August 5 @ 7:20 am

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

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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  • July 28 @ 1:50 pm
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  • July 28 @ 1:50 pm

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

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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  • July 22 @ 2:20 pm
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  • July 22 @ 2:20 pm

AWEA Recognizes House Rules Committee for NDAA leadership

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

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  • July 22 @ 10:50 am
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  • July 22 @ 10:50 am

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

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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  • July 21 @ 8:50 pm
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  • July 21 @ 8:50 pm

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

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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  • July 21 @ 8:50 pm
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  • July 21 @ 8:50 pm

American Wind Energy Association Statement on Biden Climate Plan

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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  • July 14 @ 2:18 pm
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  • July 14 @ 2:18 pm

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

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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  • June 30 @ 5:49 pm
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  • June 30 @ 5:49 pm

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

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 […]

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  • June 30 @ 10:49 am
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  • June 30 @ 10:49 am

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

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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  • June 30 @ 10:49 am
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  • June 30 @ 10:49 am

American Wind Energy Association Statement on GREEN Act

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 […]

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  • June 25 @ 3:49 pm
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  • June 25 @ 3:49 pm

American Wind Energy Association Statement on H.R. 2

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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  • June 22 @ 6:19 pm
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  • June 22 @ 6:19 pm

Coalition Applauds FERC Decision to Hold Carbon Pricing Discussion

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

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  • June 18 @ 4:19 pm
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Corporate Customers Buying Record Amount of American Wind Power

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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  • June 11 @ 9:20 am
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  • June 11 @ 9:20 am

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  • June 11 @ 9:20 am
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AWEA, BNOW, NOIA Statements on Vineyard Wind Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement

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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  • June 10 @ 3:49 pm
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  • June 10 @ 3:49 pm

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

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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  • June 2 @ 4:54 pm
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  • June 2 @ 4:54 pm

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

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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  • May 28 @ 5:54 pm
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  • May 28 @ 5:54 pm

#AmericanWindWeek 2020: Wind Builds the Future

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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  • May 28 @ 5:54 pm
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Outgoing AWEA board chair Rob Caldwell reflects on a 40-year energy career

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 […]

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  • May 28 @ 5:54 pm
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American Wind Energy Association Statement on IRS Safe Harbor Guidance

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  • May 28 @ 7:24 am
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  • May 28 @ 7:24 am

US Wind Industry Delivers Strong First Quarter

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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  • April 29 @ 5:54 pm
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  • April 29 @ 5:54 pm

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

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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  • April 23 @ 2:55 pm
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  • April 23 @ 2:55 pm

New report: Top six wind power trends of 2019

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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  • April 20 @ 1:24 pm
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Wind Powers America Annual Report

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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  • April 16 @ 2:54 pm
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  • April 16 @ 2:54 pm

Wind is now America’s largest renewable energy provider and the top choice for new utility-scale power

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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  • April 16 @ 2:54 pm
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  • April 16 @ 2:54 pm

Clean Energy Sector Disappointed in FERC’s MOPR Decision

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 […]

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  • April 16 @ 2:54 pm
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  • April 16 @ 2:54 pm

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

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

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  • April 15 @ 11:23 am
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New poll: Americans across party lines support offshore wind by wide margins

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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  • April 14 @ 10:54 am
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First Wind Wildlife Research Fund results improve understanding of bat and prairie grouse wind energy interactions

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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  • April 14 @ 10:54 am
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Virginia Poised to Embrace Clean Energy Future

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 […]

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  • April 10 @ 1:28 pm
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U.S. Offshore Wind Poised for Exponential Growth

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

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  • April 10 @ 1:28 pm
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New report: Renewable energy generation jumped 77 percent during 2010’s

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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  • April 10 @ 1:28 pm
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  • April 10 @ 1:28 pm

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

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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  • April 10 @ 1:28 pm
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AWEA/SEIA letter to Congress outlining COVID-19 impacts

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

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  • April 10 @ 1:28 pm
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  • April 10 @ 1:28 pm

American Wind Energy Association Releases COVID-19 Outlook

Virus to impact workforce, investments, rural communities

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  • April 10 @ 1:28 pm
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  • April 10 @ 1:28 pm

Voters Strongly Favor Offshore Wind Energy

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  • April 9 @ 12:53 pm
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  • April 9 @ 12:53 pm

AWEA cancels CLEANPOWER 2020 due to COVID-19

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

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  • April 6 @ 11:23 am
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  • April 6 @ 11:23 am

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

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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  • April 3 @ 10:23 am
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  • April 3 @ 10:23 am

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

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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  • April 2 @ 8:46 am
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Protecting American jobs and clean energy investment during the COVID-19 pandemic

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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  • April 2 @ 8:46 am
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American Wind Energy Association Statement on The COVID-19 Phase Three Stimulus Bill

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

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  • April 2 @ 8:46 am
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