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Bill Parsons joins American Clean Power Association as Vice President for Federal and State Affairs

The American Clean Power Association (ACP) announced today that Bill Parsons has assumed the role of Vice President for Federal and State Affairs. Parsons brings to the job over two decades of legislative and policy experience both inside Congress and on behalf of the renewable energy sector. In this newly created role, Parsons will lead … Continue reading Bill Parsons joins American Clean Power Association as Vice President for Federal and State Affairs

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American Clean Power Association Announces New Board of Directors for 2022

Now entering its second year as the leading trade organization representing the renewable energy industry, the American Clean Power Association (ACP) announced its new Board of Directors. The Board collectively demonstrates the immense reach of the clean power industries across the U.S. economy. “Our new Board represents the broad depth of our growing association and … Continue reading American Clean Power Association Announces New Board of Directors for 2022

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ACP Statement on Maryland Offshore Wind Energy Procurement

The American Clean Power Association issued the following statement after Maryland’s Public Service Commission announced awards for power purchase agreements for two offshore wind projects: “ACP applauds the announcements from Maryland today awarding power purchase agreements to offshore wind projects for U.S. Wind Inc. and Skipjack Wind LLC.  The states will continue to be the … Continue reading ACP Statement on Maryland Offshore Wind Energy Procurement

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Vice President Kamala Harris addresses CLEANPOWER 2021

Vice President Kamala Harris addressed attendees today at the American Clean Power Association’s CLEANPOWER 2021 event in Salt Lake City via video and outlined the Biden-Harris administration’s continued strong support for the growing renewable energy sector and the jobs and economic benefits that it provides. CLEANPOWER is the leading renewable energy conference that brings together … Continue reading Vice President Kamala Harris addresses CLEANPOWER 2021

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White House officials headline Day One of CLEANPOWER 2021

The American Clean Power Association (ACP) kicks off the CLEANPOWER 2021 event in Salt Lake City on December 7 with discussions on the economy and outlook for the renewable energy sector with three leading White House officials. CLEANPOWER is the most innovative renewable energy conference that brings together the most knowledgeable minds in the clean … Continue reading White House officials headline Day One of CLEANPOWER 2021

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American Clean Power Association Announces CLEANPOWER 2021 Speakers

The American Clean Power Association today announced several of its headline speakers for its CLEANPOWER 2021 event in Salt Lake City on December 7-8.  CLEANPOWER 2021 will bring together the most knowledgeable minds in the clean energy industry and create a collaborative platform for discussing issues that are important to industry professionals and their companies. CLEANPOWER’s mission … Continue reading American Clean Power Association Announces CLEANPOWER 2021 Speakers

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ACP CEO Heather Zichal statement on House passage of the Build Back Better Act

American Clean Power Association CEO Heather Zichal issued the following statement today after the House of Representatives passed the Build Back Better Act and advanced it to the Senate: “The American Clean Power Association applauds the House passage of the Build Back Better Act which includes the largest job-creating investment for clean energy in American … Continue reading ACP CEO Heather Zichal statement on House passage of the Build Back Better Act

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ACP Statement on Department of Commerce decision to deny anonymous request for solar anti-circumvention investigation

American Clean Power Association CEO Heather Zichal issued the following statement today after the Department of Commerce declined to open an investigation that was requested by the anonymous petitioners with the American Solar Manufacturers Against Chinese Circumvention (A-SMACC): “The American Clean Power Association applauds Secretary Raimondo’s decision today to decline to initiate the anti-circumvention investigation … Continue reading ACP Statement on Department of Commerce decision to deny anonymous request for solar anti-circumvention investigation

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ACP CEO Heather Zichal statement on House of Representatives passage of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

After passage of the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, Heather Zichal CEO of the American Clean Power Association issued the following statement: “Today, after action by the U.S. House of Representatives, the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA)will be signed into law by President Biden.  The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act will invest … Continue reading ACP CEO Heather Zichal statement on House of Representatives passage of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

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Josh Kaplowitz joins American Clean Power Association as Vice President for Offshore Wind Energy

The American Clean Power Association (ACP) announced today that Josh Kaplowitz will assume the role of Vice President for Offshore Wind. Kaplowitz brings to the job nearly a decade of offshore wind legal and policy experience inside both the federal government and the offshore wind industry. In this newly-created role, Kaplowitz will lead ACP’s offshore … Continue reading Josh Kaplowitz joins American Clean Power Association as Vice President for Offshore Wind Energy

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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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