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‘Wind Turbines Don’t Cause Cancer, They Cause Jobs’: 2020 Presidential Candidate Jay Inslee

“Wind turbines don’t cause cancer. Trump is wrong. They cause jobs,” he said during a chat on ‘Real Time.’ California Governor – and 2020 presidential candidate – Jay Inslee is taking aim at President Trump’s stance on the environment as the mounts his campaign to unseat the Republican incumbent. During an interview with Bill Maher … Continue reading ‘Wind Turbines Don’t Cause Cancer, They Cause Jobs’: 2020 Presidential Candidate Jay Inslee

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President’s comments wrong on facts, ignore wind power Heartland benefits

This week President Trump made a series of comments about wind energy that were not grounded in fact and ignore the many benefits wind power brings to communities filled with his supporters. First let’s tackle the most erroneous claim: Wind turbines do not cause cancer. The American Cancer Society issued this statement in response to … Continue reading President’s comments wrong on facts, ignore wind power Heartland benefits

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Senator Unloads on Trump’s ‘Idiotic’ Wind Energy Comments

Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) threw caution to the wind and called President Donald Trump‘s recent comments on wind power “idiotic.” Trump this week claimed that the noise from wind turbines causes cancer and that wind isn’t a reliable source of energy because wind “only blows sometimes.” Grassley is a major supporter of wind energy and … Continue reading Senator Unloads on Trump’s ‘Idiotic’ Wind Energy Comments

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Bird collision study at Scotland’s largest offshore wind farm

A study into how effectively birds can avoid offshore wind turbines is to be carried out at the North Sea wind farm opposed by Donald Trump. The study, lasting between two and three years, will start in spring, and is thought to be one of the first times research has been carried out at this … Continue reading Bird collision study at Scotland’s largest offshore wind farm

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Wind power plant opposed by Donald Trump being officially opened off Aberdeen coast

The power company said the wind farm will help establish the north east of Scotland as an international centre for offshore wind power generation. The first of the wind turbine foundations was installed in the seabed in March, with the final turbine put in place at the end of May. It was connected to the … Continue reading Wind power plant opposed by Donald Trump being officially opened off Aberdeen coast

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Offshore wind energy market to reach $11,334 thousand by 2023

The demand for renewable sources of energy is increasing, owing to less prevalence of environmental hazards and efficient outputs. Thus, increase in demand for efficient and cost-effective power generation techniques, such as offshore wind energy, poses lucrative opportunities for players in the global offshore wind energy market. According to a new report published by Allied … Continue reading Offshore wind energy market to reach $11,334 thousand by 2023

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AWEA statement on proposed steel tariffs

The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) issued the following statement in response to steel tariffs proposed by the Administration: “Steel tariffs will decrease competition and trade, ultimately making capital-intensive energy infrastructure projects more expensive by adding cost for U.S. manufacturers along the supply chain. If implemented, this trade policy would run counter to the Administration’s … Continue reading AWEA statement on proposed steel tariffs

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Trump bashes wind energy in state that gets a third of its power from wind

On Wednesday night, President Donald Trump held a rally in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, where he praised coal and ridiculed wind energy. “I don’t want to just hope the wind blows to light up your homes,” Trump told the crowd. Iowa is the leading producer of wind energy in the country and generated 36.6 percent of … Continue reading Trump bashes wind energy in state that gets a third of its power from wind

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Statement of the American Wind Energy Association on U.S. decision to withdraw from the Paris climate accord

Tom Kiernan, CEO of the American Wind Energy Association, today released the following statement on the Administration’s announcement that the U.S. will withdraw from the Paris climate accord.       “Despite the decision today to pull the U.S. out of the Paris Climate Accord, the wind industry expects to continue as an American economic … Continue reading Statement of the American Wind Energy Association on U.S. decision to withdraw from the Paris climate accord

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AWEA CEO Statement on today’s release of President Trump’s proposed FY2018 budget

The following statement was made by Tom Kiernan, CEO of the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), on the Trump Administration’s release of its proposed U.S. Government budget for FY2018. “While the administration’s 2018 budget proposes many changes, thanks to strong bipartisan leadership and support in Congress we believe the program has the support it needs … Continue reading AWEA CEO Statement on today’s release of President Trump’s proposed FY2018 budget

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Vatican says Trump risks losing climate change leadership

The Vatican has urged US President Donald Trump to listen to “dissenting voices” and reconsider his position on climate change, saying the United States risked losing its environmental protection leadership to China. A new report from a B.C.-based energy think tank says clean energy is here to stay — no matter what U.S. President Donald … Continue reading Vatican says Trump risks losing climate change leadership

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Wind energy industry could drive a quarter million American jobs by 2020 – end of Trump’s first term

American wind power expansion is poised to drive 248,000 jobs and $85 billion dollars in economic activity over the next four years, according to new analysis released today by Navigant Consulting. These and other economic benefits will result from the addition of 35,000 megawatts (MW) of new wind power capacity through 2020.   AWEA released an … Continue reading Wind energy industry could drive a quarter million American jobs by 2020 – end of Trump’s first term

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Why Donald Trump won’t hold back solar power and wind energy

President Donald Trump‘s full-throated support for fossil fuel production and his climate change denial have raised concerns about the future of renewable energy projects in America, but some investors believe the president cannot hold back solar and wind energy deployment — or alternative energy stocks. Those investors say goals adopted by more than half of … Continue reading Why Donald Trump won’t hold back solar power and wind energy

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Siemens is well placed to adapt business in U.S.

Siemens is well placed to do business in the United States, regardless of whether President-elect Donald Trump backs fossil-fuels at the expense of renewable energy, its CEO told a newspaper. “The good thing is that we can offer everything. Steam power plants that are powered by coal, state-of-the-art gas-fired power plants, wind energy, we can … Continue reading Siemens is well placed to adapt business in U.S.

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Donald Trump renewed a British wind farm fight

When President-elect Donald Trump met with British politician Nigel Farage in recent days, he encouraged Farage and his entourage to oppose the kind of offshore wind farms that Trump believes will mar the pristine view from one of his two Scottish golf courses, according to one person present.   The meeting, held shortly after the … Continue reading Donald Trump renewed a British wind farm fight

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AWEA statement on US election results

“The American Wind Energy Association is ready to work with President-elect Donald Trump and his administration to assure that wind power continues to be a vibrant part of the U.S. economy. An unstoppable shift to a cleaner energy economy is underway, and the fundamentals of wind energy in America are strong. With bipartisan support for … Continue reading AWEA statement on US election results

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AWEA ready to work with President-elect Donald Trump to strengthen U.S. economy

The American Wind Energy Association is ready to work with President-elect Donald Trump and his administration to assure that wind power continues to be a vibrant part of the U.S. economy. An unstoppable shift to a cleaner energy economy is underway, and the fundamentals of wind energy in America are strong. With bipartisan support for … Continue reading AWEA ready to work with President-elect Donald Trump to strengthen U.S. economy

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Donald Trump loses his war against wind energy

On Thursday, the Swedish company Vattenfall confirmed it would be investing £300 million ($397 million) in an offshore wind farm off the coast of Northern Scotland. The wind power project, due to start generating power in 2018, has had a long, controversial gestation.Trump, who owns land nearby, has also long been a passionate objector to … Continue reading Donald Trump loses his war against wind energy

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President Donald Trump would be a climate catastrophe

A Trump presidency would be a boon for the wall construction business – not just the Mexican wall, but also walls along the coasts to keep back the rising seas. To prevent climate change that floods large portions of coastal cities, dooms small island nations and turns whole regions into deserts, we need to accelerate … Continue reading President Donald Trump would be a climate catastrophe

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American Wind Energy Association is expecting 10% wind power by 2020

Wind energy is growing faster than any other type of energy generation in the USA. The American Wind Energy Association (link is external) (AWEA) is clearly proud of the results achieved over the last five years: There was an installed capacity of almost 74 GW at the end of 2015. This is more than twice … Continue reading American Wind Energy Association is expecting 10% wind power by 2020

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