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ACP 3Q market report shows record wind energy and solar power growth in 2021

The Clean Power Quarterly 2021 Q3 Market Report, released today by the American Clean Power Association (ACP), shows the U.S. clean energy industry installed 3,336 MW of new capacity during the third quarter, with additions totaling 15,317 MW in the first three quarters, a 23 percent increase compared to 2020. Demand for clean power continues to rise … Continue reading ACP 3Q market report shows record wind energy and solar power growth in 2021

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ACP Statement on Department of the Interior Secretary’s remarks on BOEM’s offshore wind energy leasing strategy at WINDPOWER 2021

American Clean Power Association CEO Heather Zichal issued the following statement after Department of the Interior Secretary Deb Haaland spoke at ACP’s offshore WINDPOWER 2021 conference taking place in Boston: “The American Clean Power Association and our member companies applaud Interior Secretary Haaland and BOEM’s announcement of a strategy to explore offshore wind lease areas by 2025 … Continue reading ACP Statement on Department of the Interior Secretary’s remarks on BOEM’s offshore wind energy leasing strategy at WINDPOWER 2021

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American Clean Power launches “Safer Together” campaign

The American Clean Power Association (ACP) today launched its inaugural safety campaign, “Safer Together.” With rapid growth in all 50 states and more than 415,000 Americans employed in the renewable energy sector, workplace safety is more important than ever. ACP is dedicated to providing value and critical workplace resources to the industry and the communities … Continue reading American Clean Power launches “Safer Together” campaign

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AWWI’s New Wind Energy and Wildlife Guide Educates Public on Responsible Coexistence

Wind power is one of the most environmentally friendly ways of generating electricity and the industry is committed to proactively reducing its already low impact on the environment. In fact, wind energy has one of the lowest impacts on wildlife and their surrounding habitats of any utility-scale electricity generation. And for nearly three decades, the wind industry has worked collaboratively with conservation partners to develop … Continue reading AWWI’s New Wind Energy and Wildlife Guide Educates Public on Responsible Coexistence

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American Clean Power Association statement on DOE Solar Futures Study

American Clean Power Association CEO Heather Zichal issued the following statement after the Department of Energy released the Solar Futures Study, which shows the significant role that solar energy will play in decarbonizing the nation’s power grid. “Moving quickly on climate change in the U.S. will require meeting the Biden administration’s goal reaching of 100 … Continue reading American Clean Power Association statement on DOE Solar Futures Study

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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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ACP brings together leaders in O&M and Safety

The ACP Operations & Maintenance and Safety Virtual Summit kicks off today! This important industry event is where leaders in the field connect to recognize unique challenges and identify solutions in health and safety, operations and maintenance, workforce training and development, and quality assurance.   Special thanks to our program chairs, Carla Holly, Director, Regulatory Compliance, BP Wind Energy and Early Jr. … Continue reading ACP brings together leaders in O&M and Safety

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American Clean Power Association to further expand with U.S. Energy Storage Association merger

The American Clean Power Association (ACP) and the U.S. Energy Storage Association (ESA) today announced that ESA’s member companies approved the merger to join ACP effective January 1, 2022. “We are thrilled the member companies at the U.S. Energy Storage Association (ESA) have endorsed the planned merger with ACP. This will enhance our ability to … Continue reading American Clean Power Association to further expand with U.S. Energy Storage Association merger

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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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First Clean Power Annual report shows record U.S. renewables growth and investment

U.S. installed 26 gigawatts of new clean power in 2020; 170 GW of capacity enough to power 50 million homes Industry employs 415,000 Americans and has invested $334 billion in the U.S. economy since 2005 with more growth coming The American Clean Power Association today released its first Clean Power Annual report, which showed wind, … Continue reading First Clean Power Annual report shows record U.S. renewables growth and investment

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American Clean Power Association Statement on BOEM California offshore leasing call for information

The American Clean Power Association (ACP)?issued the following statement after the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management advanced a Call for Information and Nominations for the two Morro Bay Call Areas off the coast of central California and designated the Humboldt Wind Energy Area off the coast of northern California on July 28: “BOEM’s action advancing … Continue reading American Clean Power Association Statement on BOEM California offshore leasing call for information

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The American Clean Power Association and the U.S. Energy Storage Association announce intent to merge

The boards of directors of the American Clean Power Association (ACP) and the U.S. Energy Storage Association (ESA) have voted to pursue a merger of the two trade associations to combine their staff, programs, and members. The merger will bring together the diverse membership and talented team members of ESA with the resources and reach … Continue reading The American Clean Power Association and the U.S. Energy Storage Association announce intent to merge

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American Clean Power Association Statement on Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind Energy Project

The American Clean Power Association (ACP) released the following statement after the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management announced the next step in the environmental review process for Dominion Energy’s Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW-C) project: “Today’s action by the Biden administration is a significant step forward in delivering the ambitious, but achievable, goal of developing … Continue reading American Clean Power Association Statement on Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind Energy Project

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American Clean Power Association Statement on New Jersey Offshore Wind Energy Development Awards

The American Clean Power Association (ACP) released the following statement after the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities decided to award offshore lease solicitations for development: “The American Clean Power Association thanks Gov. Murphy and his administration for their leadership supporting the growing offshore wind industry in New Jersey. Today’s action by the New Jersey … Continue reading American Clean Power Association Statement on New Jersey Offshore Wind Energy Development Awards

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American Clean Power Association Statement on Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal

The American Clean Power Association (ACP)?issued the following statement today following the announcement that the Administration and members of Congress had reached an infrastructure deal. “The American Clean Power Association applauds the Administration and bipartisan leaders in Congress for taking the first step to rebuild the nation’s infrastructure. The work must continue to fully address … Continue reading American Clean Power Association Statement on Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal

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American Clean Power Association Statement on New York Bight Competitive Lease Sale

The American Clean Power Association (ACP)?issued the following statement today after the Biden-Harris Administration announced a competitive lease sale for offshore wind development for New York and New Jersey. “American Clean Power welcomes the proposed offshore wind lease sale in the New York Bight as a key step in providing clean energy to the region, … Continue reading American Clean Power Association Statement on New York Bight Competitive Lease Sale

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