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Gov. Cuomo announces largest procurement of offshore wind power in US history

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo today announced results of the largest procurement of offshore wind power in U.S. history. Two projects, Empire Wind (Opens in a new window) and Sunrise Wind(Opens in a new window), were named as winners of the state’s first call for offshore wind project proposals. Once completed, the 816 megawatt (MW) … Continue reading Gov. Cuomo announces largest procurement of offshore wind power in US history

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AWEA hires veteran regulatory attorney to lead offshore wind advocacy

The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) announced the hire of Laura Smith Morton this week to lead policy and regulatory efforts for the U.S. wind industry’s rapidly emerging offshore sector. In her new role as Senior Director, Policy and Regulatory Affairs, Offshore Wind, Morton takes the helm of AWEA’s offshore wind program during a crucial … Continue reading AWEA hires veteran regulatory attorney to lead offshore wind advocacy

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Wind power costs have plummeted. How can they fall even further?

New technology gets cheaper over time. We’ve seen it with TVs, laptops and even cell phones. While a new iPhone may run you several hundred dollars today, a Motorola DynaTac would have set you back nearly $4,000 in 1983. Wind energy is no exception to this rule—it may have been costly at one time, but … Continue reading Wind power costs have plummeted. How can they fall even further?

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Offshore wind power tax credit extension will jumpstart US industry

The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) issued the following statement in support of two bills introduced in the U.S. Senate this week, which would both extend the federal Investment Tax Credit (ITC) for offshore wind energy. The legislation comes at a critical time for offshore wind in America, as energy developers prepare to start construction … Continue reading Offshore wind power tax credit extension will jumpstart US industry

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#AmericanWindWeek is a critical tool that can help support goals while growing U.S. wind power

#AmericanWindWeek 2019 serves as a springboard for continued advocacy, communications, and public support for wind energy. Despite the wind power’s phenomenal growth, many Americans, even some in communities that host wind farms and factories, don’t know much about it. #AmericanWindWeek is a chance to bring the wind community together– technicians, manufacturers, those benefiting from tax … Continue reading #AmericanWindWeek is a critical tool that can help support goals while growing U.S. wind power

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American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) issued a statement in response to the House Ways and Means Committee’s introduction of H.R. 3301

The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) issued the following statement in response to the House Ways and Means Committee’s introduction of H.R. 3301, a tax extenders package that would prolong expired tax credits or credits expiring in 2019, including the wind energy Production Tax Credit (PTC), for one year: “Chairman Neal is proposing a general … Continue reading American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) issued a statement in response to the House Ways and Means Committee’s introduction of H.R. 3301

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Wind power remains affordable despite flawed study

he phrase “garbage in, garbage out” explains that analysis based on flawed input assumptions will result in flawed results and conclusions. A recent textbook example of that comes from the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity (ACCE) and the special interest group Institute for Energy Research (IER). IER has been down this road before, and … Continue reading Wind power remains affordable despite flawed study

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American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) safety initiatives: Be safe and prepared as temperatures rise

With the calendar flipping to June the dog days of summer will be here before we know it. That means it’s getting hot out there, and wind workers need to take precautions to maintain a safe working environment. According to OSHA, many people are exposed to heat on the job, in both indoor and outdoor … Continue reading American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) safety initiatives: Be safe and prepared as temperatures rise

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Redundant Defense and Interior appropriations language risks delaying U.S. offshore wind power

The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) issued the following statement in response to recent inclusion of language related to U.S. offshore wind development in the Department of Defense (DoD) and Department of the Interior (DOI) FY 2020 appropriations bills: “The offshore wind industry is committed to compatibility with national security and wind projects are rigorously … Continue reading Redundant Defense and Interior appropriations language risks delaying U.S. offshore wind power

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AWEA statement on Gov. Hogan’s Clean Energy Jobs Act decision

Maryland’s Gov. Larry Hogan today announced that he would allow the Clean Energy and Jobs Act (CEJA) to pass into law. The law will establish a 50 percent by 2030 renewable portfolio standard (RPS) and is the culmination of years of dedicated work from the Maryland State Legislature. CEJA will help deliver affordable, clean energy … Continue reading AWEA statement on Gov. Hogan’s Clean Energy Jobs Act decision

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American Wind Energy Association announces new CLEANPOWER exhibition hub

WINDPOWER 2020 will be housed within CLEANPOWER, with new partners and programs for utility-scale wind, solar, and storage. The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) today announced the creation of CLEANPOWER, a new exhibition hub that will bring together the utility-scale wind power, solar power and energy storage industries when it launches in Denver next May. … Continue reading American Wind Energy Association announces new CLEANPOWER exhibition hub

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Largest WINDPOWER expo in years breezes into the Energy Capital of the World

American Wind Energy Association leaders arrived in Houston to elect new Board members amid record US wind farm development. Leaders from the wind industry and across the clean energy sector arrived in Houston today as the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) opens WINDPOWER 2019, the largest wind energy conference in the Western Hemisphere. The show … Continue reading Largest WINDPOWER expo in years breezes into the Energy Capital of the World

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Ingeteam to present world leading drivetrain technologies at AWEA 2019

The Ingeteam Group, the global specialist in wind energy drivetrain technology, will participate at next week’s edition of the AWEA WINDPOWER 2019 Exhibition & Conference. The group will showcase its latest products and innovative solutions for the wind industry at its booth and will be represented onsite by a high-level team of specialists of critical … Continue reading Ingeteam to present world leading drivetrain technologies at AWEA 2019

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New report: Strengthening America’s “Electric Highway” will fast-track U.S. economic growth

The United States urgently needs a 21st Century update of its aging power grid and the solution, well-planned transmission investment, will more than pay for itself according to a new report released today by the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA). Grid Vision: The Electric Highway to a 21st Century Economy outlines why an interconnected, modern transmission grid is … Continue reading New report: Strengthening America’s “Electric Highway” will fast-track U.S. economic growth

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AWEA’s Amy Farrell gives remarks at Politico’s Reinventing American Energy event

This morning Amy Farrell, AWEA’s Senior Vice President for Government & Public Affairs, gave the opening remarks at Politico’s Reinventing American Energy event. She focused on the need to update and expand America’s electric grid to meet 21st century needs, and explained why transmission expansion is at the heart of this effort. You can watch … Continue reading AWEA’s Amy Farrell gives remarks at Politico’s Reinventing American Energy event

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WINDPOWER 2019: Take charge of your professional development

Have you checked off any of your professional development goals for the year? Believe it or not, we are nearly halfway through 2019! Long days, short years, right? If you’re anything like the rest of us, you’ve probably thought about attending a conference, getting that certification or knocking out those CLE hours. There’s no better … Continue reading WINDPOWER 2019: Take charge of your professional development

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AWEA statement on the Renewable Energy Transferability Act

Transferability addresses a common barrier to the effective implementation of energy tax policy. In some cases, the owner of an energy facility that earns tax credits does not have taxable income that would make the tax incentive valuable. The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) issued the following statement reacting to Representatives Earl Blumenauer (D-OR-3) and … Continue reading AWEA statement on the Renewable Energy Transferability Act

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Powering the future, together – AWEA WINDPOWER 2019

Natural Power will be exhibiting at AWEA WINDPOWER which takes place at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas on May 20-23. Holly Burnett, Senior Vice President at Natural Power, will be speaking at the pre-conference seminar ‘Wind 101: introduction to wind energy’ on Monday afternoon. This is billed as the perfect primer … Continue reading Powering the future, together – AWEA WINDPOWER 2019

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WINDPOWER 2019: Wind energy + new customers

WINDPOWER 2019 is in just two weeks! That gives you 14 days to get your schedule together to ensure a successful event. Every year CEOs tell us WINDPOWER is the most important four days in their business cycle. There is no other time that you can meet with every customer, every supplier and every partner … Continue reading WINDPOWER 2019: Wind energy + new customers

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American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) statement on Clean Energy for America Act

The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) issued the following statement reacting to Senator Wyden’s introduction of a technology-neutral clean electricity tax incentive in the Clean Energy for America Act: “Senator Wyden’s Clean Energy for America Act includes an innovative technology-neutral tax credit that would move national tax policy in the right direction to reduce greenhouse … Continue reading American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) statement on Clean Energy for America Act

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