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American Clean Power Statement on Ways and Means Committee Action to Advance Clean Energy Legislation

American Clean Power Association CEO Heather Zichal issued the following statement on the House Ways and Means Committee markup of the Build Back Better Act. “The House Ways and Means Committee markup of the clean energy tax provisions in the Build Back Better Act represents another critical step forward for the domestic clean energy economy. … Continue reading American Clean Power Statement on Ways and Means Committee Action to Advance Clean Energy Legislation

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American Clean Power statement on Illinois Governor signing historic energy bill

American Clean Power Association CEO Heather Zichal issued the following statement after Illinois Governor Pritzker signed monumental renewable energy legislation, Senate Bill 2408, into law. “Today, Governor J.B. Pritzker made a historic move toward achieving the Illinois renewable energy vision by signing Senate Bill 2408 into law. Recent studies predict the result of this legislation … Continue reading American Clean Power statement on Illinois Governor signing historic energy bill

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American Clean Power launches ads in seven states and D.C. urging Congress to pass clean power infrastructure bills to create jobs

As Congress continues work to pass historic infrastructure packages, the American Clean Power Association (ACP) launched the next phase of its Powering American Jobs campaign this week with advertisements in seven states and Washington D.C. The ads feature clean energy workers and urge Congress to pass infrastructure legislation with smart and predictable incentives that will boost … Continue reading American Clean Power launches ads in seven states and D.C. urging Congress to pass clean power infrastructure bills to create jobs

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American Clean Power Week to Celebrate ‘The United States of Clean Energy’ Oct. 25-29

The remainder of 2021 is shaping up to be an active time for climate, clean energy, and the drive toward reducing our global carbon footprint.  Between key fall events including Climate Week NYC, the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) and the ongoing Congressional work on the infrastructure bills in Washington, the important role … Continue reading American Clean Power Week to Celebrate ‘The United States of Clean Energy’ Oct. 25-29

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American Clean Power statement on Congressional budget resolution

American Clean Power Association CEO Heather Zichal issued the following statement after the House passed a measure advancing the Congressional budget deal. “Today, action by the House of Representatives has moved the country closer to achieving a once-in-a-generation opportunity to invest in the future of our country and advance policies that put the U.S. on … Continue reading American Clean Power statement on Congressional budget resolution

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U.S. added 5,620 MW of wind energy, solar power and battery storage in 2Q

The Clean Power Quarterly 2021 Q2  Market Report, released today by the American Clean Power Association (ACP), shows that U.S. project developers commissioned 5,620 MW of clean power capacity in the second quarter of 2021, a 13 percent increase over 2020’s second quarter volume. Additions for the first half of 2021 totaled 9,915 MW, the highest record … Continue reading U.S. added 5,620 MW of wind energy, solar power and battery storage in 2Q

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American Clean Power statement on New York Bight federal leasing process

The American Clean Power Association today issued the following statement after it submitted comments to the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management urging the advancement of the federal leasing process for offshore wind energy in the New York Bight. “This is another important step in reaching the Biden administration’s goal of deploying 30 gigawatts of offshore … Continue reading American Clean Power statement on New York Bight federal leasing process

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American Clean Power statement on Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

After the U.S. Senate passed the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act today by a strong bipartisan vote 69-30, Heather Zichal, CEO of the American Clean Power Association issued the following statement. “The American Clean Power Association applauds the passage of this historic infrastructure package by the U.S. Senate. The bipartisan nature of this deal is … Continue reading American Clean Power statement on Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

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The Powering American Jobs Campaign

This week, ACP launched our national Powering American Jobs campaign and our first TV ads thanking U.S. senators for supporting clean power infrastructure in the bipartisan infrastructure bill, and putting the muscle of the clean power industry behind this effort to create good-paying jobs across the United States. We’ll be running these ads in individual … Continue reading The Powering American Jobs Campaign

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American Clean Power launches campaign thanking senators for supporting clean power infrastructure and jobs

As Congress debates the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act and other infrastructure legislation, the American Clean Power Association (ACP) launched its national Powering American Jobs campaign this week with ad buys in Arizona, Louisiana, Utah, West Virginia and Washington, DC. The ads feature workers from the wind and solar industries, and thanks senators for supporting clean … Continue reading American Clean Power launches campaign thanking senators for supporting clean power infrastructure and jobs

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Rapid growth expected for grid-scale U.S. storage capacity

Energy storage has rapidly evolved from a niche application just a few years ago into an increasingly cost competitive and fast-growing technology that complements wind and solar. And two new national lab reports find storage growth is poised to explode. Grid-scale U.S. energy storage capacity could increase five-fold by 2050 according to the latest report … Continue reading Rapid growth expected for grid-scale U.S. storage capacity

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Global Wind Day 2021: Celebrating an American success story

American wind power has a remarkable story to tell—in just a few short years it has doubled in size, become the country’s largest renewable energy resource, and is the most affordable source of new electricity in many parts of the U.S. We’re highlighting all this and more on Global Wind Day, celebrated every June and … Continue reading Global Wind Day 2021: Celebrating an American success story

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CLEANPOWER 2021 kicks off today!

Today, ACP kicks off what is set to be a monumental industry event. The CLEANPOWER Virtual Summit will be an unparalleled opportunity to interact directly with policy makers at this critical time in the national debate. Featuring a dynamic lineup of speakers ranging from elected officials to business leaders and policy experts, the June 7 -10 summit will showcase how … Continue reading CLEANPOWER 2021 kicks off today!

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Heavy hitters headline CLEANPOWER 2021 speakers

It’s been an exciting day of VIP speaker announcements for the CLEANPOWER 2021 Virtual Conference! John Kerry; former Secretary of State and current Special Presidential Envoy for Climate; Gina McCarthy, White House National Climate Advisor and former head of the Environmental Protection Agency under the Obama administration; Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA); Richard Glick, Chairman of … Continue reading Heavy hitters headline CLEANPOWER 2021 speakers

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Transmission policy would unlock wind energy growth

Building just 22 high-voltage transmission lines that are currently on hold in the U.S. could increase national wind and solar generation by 50 percent and create approximately 1.2 million jobs, according to a new study from Americans for a Clean Energy Grid (ACEG). The report, titled Transmission Projects Ready to Go: Plugging into America’s Untapped … Continue reading Transmission policy would unlock wind energy growth

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America’s Clean Energy Leaders Urge President Biden to Repeal Trump Solar Tariff Proclamation

Seventeen leading renewable energy CEOs are calling on President Biden to rescind the Trump Administration’s October 2020 solar proclamation, which improperly increased tariffs on solar panels and rescinds the exclusion for bifacial solar panels. Led by the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and supported by the American Clean Power Association, the letter calls attention to … Continue reading America’s Clean Energy Leaders Urge President Biden to Repeal Trump Solar Tariff Proclamation

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