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AWEA, 450 organizations, call on congress to extend successful clean energy tax provisions

More than 450 businesses, companies and other organizations have signed and sent a letter urging Congress to immediately extend expired and expiring clean energy tax measures, including the renewable energy Production Tax Credit (PTC) and Investment Tax Credit (ITC), before the end of this year.   “AWEA is proud to join this diverse coalition of companies and […]

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Wind energy can help Texas affordably comply with EPA’s Clean Power Plan

On Monday, the Texas grid operator (ERCOT) released its estimate of the impact of the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed Clean Power Plan, which regulates emissions of carbon dioxide from existing power plants and is likely to significantly boost renewable energy development. Some aspects of the study’s results have been misreported in the press, so it is worth clarifying […]

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Wind power can deliver on U.S.-China climate deal

U.S. and China reached a historic agreement to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions driving climate change, providing a strong signal for investors that wind energy, among other clean electric power solutions, is a smart economic decision. The bilateral agreement states that the U.S. will reduce carbon emissions 26 to 28 percent below 2005 levels by […]

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AWEA hails historic U.S.-China deal to cut carbon pollution, says wind energy can deliver big reductions

The U.S. wind energy industry hailed an historic agreement between U.S. and China Wednesday morning to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions as part of an effort to help fight climate change. The deal says the U.S. will reduce carbon emissions 26 to 28 percent below 2005 levels by 2025 – nearly doubling its current plans. […]

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U.S. industries ready to do their part to double renewables worldwide by 2030

U.S. renewable power industries hailed the goal announced overnight at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Beijing of doubling renewable energy in the 21 member economies by 2030, and said they are ready to do their part. This follows last year’s commitment to encourage technology transfer and joint efforts to lower costs and attract […]

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P2 Offshore Consulting Receives Honor at AWEA Offshore WINDPOWER 2014

P2 Offshore Consulting is pleased to announce Tony Fisk, Commercial Director from P2 Offshore Consulting won the “Attendee Choice” award for his presentation at the AWEA Offshore WINDPOWER 2014 Conference & Exhibition in Atlantic City, N.J. on October 8, 2014. The poster, titled “Preparing for the Power of Cable: Route Engineering, Design and Protection” was […]

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The Koch brothers’ underhanded attack on wind energy

A coalition of conservative groups lead by the Koch-affiliated American Energy Alliance (and including the Koch-affiliated Americans for Prosperity, the Koch-affiliated Competitive Enterprise Institute, among others) are showing up in force against renewable energy, urging congressional Republicans to allow a key wind energy tax credit to expire. Wind power’s Achilles heel, for the time being, is that […]

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Forbes column tries to claim wind’s consumer benefits are somehow a bad thing

A recent Forbes.com column criticized the federal production tax credit (PTC) for renewable energy but ignored that all energy sources receive incentives – even though the column’s authors represent companies that have themselves pursued such incentives. They also tried to recycle the thoroughly debunked claim that it’s somehow a bad thing that wind energy is […]

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U.S. wind energy reaches 62.3 GW

The United States now generates 62.3 gigawatts of wind power, according to the American Wind Energy Association, which released its third quarter results this month. New installations resulted in 419 megawatts coming online during the third quarter, which increased the total amount of completed wind energy to 1,254 MW this year. The reasons behind the increase from the second […]

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