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Biden visits Iberdrola’s offshore wind farm in the USA

The three wind power plants promoted by the group in the country are under construction or at an advanced stage of development and represent an investment of $10 billion.The facilities will have a capacity of 2,800 MW and will create 11,000 jobs. The President of the United States, Joe Biden, today visited one of the … Continue reading Biden visits Iberdrola’s offshore wind farm in the USA

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ACP Statement on Biden Executive Climate Actions

Ahead of President Biden’s announcement of new climate actions today, Heather Zichal, CEO of the American Clean Power Association, issued the following statement:  “The American Clean Power Association applauds actions to be announced today by President Biden that will advance the American offshore wind industry. Offshore wind is a ripe opportunity to employ tens of … Continue reading ACP Statement on Biden Executive Climate Actions

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ACP Applauds President Biden’s Bold Action to Reinvigorate the Domestic Solar Industry

Heather Zichal, CEO of the American Clean Power Association (ACP), today issued a statement regarding President Biden’s use of executive action to incentivize domestic solar manufacturing and restore predictability to the solar industry:  “President Biden’s proclamation today to use the full power of executive authority to jumpstart the domestic solar industry is a bold act … Continue reading ACP Applauds President Biden’s Bold Action to Reinvigorate the Domestic Solar Industry

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Biden Administration 2023 Federal Budget Includes Increase of $9B for Clean Power Projects

The American Clean Power Association (ACP) applauds the Biden administration’s proposed federal budget for the 2023 fiscal year, released Monday, which recommends an additional $9 billion in funding for clean power projects and the energy grid – a 33% increase over the 2022 fiscal year – in order to accelerate the transition toward a clean … Continue reading Biden Administration 2023 Federal Budget Includes Increase of $9B for Clean Power Projects

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American Clean Power statement on Biden administration budget framework agreement

Heather Zichal, CEO of the American Clean Power Association (ACP) issued the following statement following the announcement by President Biden on a budget framework agreement that includes key climate change legislation and clean energy provisions: “The American Clean Power Association applauds the revised framework for the Build Back Better Act which includes important provisions that … Continue reading American Clean Power statement on Biden administration budget framework agreement

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Biden wind farm sale opens path to wind turbines on nearly all coasts

The Biden administration on Wednesday outlined plans to expand offshore wind energy development across almost all U.S. coasts, raising the prospect that wind turbines could be installed from the Carolinas to California.“We have big goals to achieve a clean energy economy,” Interior Secretary Deb Haaland said during a speech at American Clean Power’s Offshore WINDPOWER … Continue reading Biden wind farm sale opens path to wind turbines on nearly all coasts

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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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Biden looks to California for next phase of offshore wind power

Until now, the plan to power American cities by erecting thousands of giant wind turbines in the oceans off the United States has mostly been an East Coast vision. Developers are busy studying the outer continental shelf and awaiting — or recently celebrating — federal permits to put wind farms from Maine to North Carolina. … Continue reading Biden looks to California for next phase of offshore wind power

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Door to 1.5°C Still Open Says Francesco La Camera Following Biden Leaders Summit on Climate

The door is still open to achieve the 1.5°C goal by mid-century but the priority now is to move away from pledges and firmly towards implementation, said Francesco La Camera, Director-General of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). His comments were made in the aftermath of the recently concluded Leaders Summit on Climate hosted by … Continue reading Door to 1.5°C Still Open Says Francesco La Camera Following Biden Leaders Summit on Climate

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Biden’s climate summit could mark a new beginning

On Earth Day, the world’s political leaders gathered at US President Joe Biden’s climate summit. If the world’s three largest economic blocs agree on the importance of carbon pricing, the summit will send a strong signal across the world. Opinion piece by Statkraft CEO, Christian Rynning-Tønnesen The period leading up to the UN Climate Change … Continue reading Biden’s climate summit could mark a new beginning

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The best red states jobs plan in a generation

Fifty-one years ago, Americans marked the first Earth Day – led by a Republican Congressman serving as its pioneering co-chairman.  It was truly a bipartisan day for the country. Months later, a Republican President, Richard Nixon signed into existence the Environmental Protection Agency and heralded the passage of the Clean Water, Clean Air and Endangered … Continue reading The best red states jobs plan in a generation

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American Clean Power Association Applauds Biden Administration on Successful Leaders Summit on Climate

The American Clean Power Association (ACP)?today issued the following statement at the close of U.S. Climate Action Week and the Biden administration’s successful Leaders Summit on Climate. “This has been a groundbreaking summit for climate action, shining a light on the growing global marketplace for clean energy. The Summit showcased a powerful global demand signal … Continue reading American Clean Power Association Applauds Biden Administration on Successful Leaders Summit on Climate

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American Clean Power Association Statement on U.S. Greenhouse Gas Reduction Target for 2030

The American Clean Power Association (ACP)?today issued the following statement after the U.S. announced its 2030 nationally determined contribution (NDC) to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. “Today’s announcement is an ambitious north star for where we need to go, and our industry is proof that we can get there in a way that grows our economy. … Continue reading American Clean Power Association Statement on U.S. Greenhouse Gas Reduction Target for 2030

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US Announces Plan to Boost Offshore Wind Power

The plan aims to produce 30 gigawatts of offshore wind energy in the country by 2030, the White House said. The United States government unveiled on Monday a plan to install offshore wind farms to supply energy to more than 10 million homes by 2030 and thereby contribute to efforts against climate change. The plan … Continue reading US Announces Plan to Boost Offshore Wind Power

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American Clean Power Association Statement on Biden-Harris Administration Offshore Wind Energy Announcements

The American Clean Power Association (ACP)?issued the following statement?after the Biden-Harris Administration today set a national target for offshore wind development, along with complementary initiatives to achieve that objective. “This is an historic day for offshore wind energy in America. The Biden Administration’s ambitious, but achievable, goal of 30 GW by 2030 sets the stage for a … Continue reading American Clean Power Association Statement on Biden-Harris Administration Offshore Wind Energy Announcements

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The first 100 days: A clean energy roadmap

2021 brings a changing of the guard in Washington, D.C.—a new Presidential administration will be sworn in and Congress will be full of newly-elected members. That means there’s a host of officials we need to educate about the many ways clean energy can lead our post-pandemic economy recovery while making meaningful progress in the fight … Continue reading The first 100 days: A clean energy roadmap

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AWEA Releases 2021 Clean Energy Road Map

100-Day Plan details pathway to unlocking economic growth, achieving rapid renewable energy deployment to reach clean energy and climate targets. Next year brings renewed prospects for America to support renewable energy and, in turn, address climate change, while creating hundreds of thousands of well-paying jobs, providing enormous social and health benefits, ensuring energy security and … Continue reading AWEA Releases 2021 Clean Energy Road Map

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American Wind Industry Congratulates President-Elect Biden and Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris

The President-elect and his team have laid out?an ambitious, comprehensive approach to energy policy that recognizes renewable energy’s ability to grow America’s economy and create a cleaner environment, while keeping electricity costs low and combating the threat of climate change.“American wind power congratulates President-elect Biden on his victory. We look forward to collaborating with his … Continue reading American Wind Industry Congratulates President-Elect Biden and Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris

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Trump claims wind energy “kills all the birds.” Cats and windows are actually much more to blame

Cats, glass windows and vehicles: These pose the biggest threats to birds in the United States. But President Donald Trump is continuing to falsely claim that wind turbines are to blame for the deaths of the nation’s birds. During Thursday night’s final presidential debate between the president and former Vice President Joe Biden, Mr. Trump reiterated his stance … Continue reading Trump claims wind energy “kills all the birds.” Cats and windows are actually much more to blame

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