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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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#AmericanCleanPowerWeek: Celebrating The United States of Clean Energy

It’s #AmericanCleanPowerWeek!  Across the nation, we are celebrating the thriving clean energy industry—wind, solar, energy storage, and the transmission infrastructure that carries power to our homes and the places where we work.  But it’s not just about providing reliable and affordable energy.  Clean energy is powering good-paying American jobs across all 50 states. Today, on … Continue reading #AmericanCleanPowerWeek: Celebrating The United States of Clean Energy

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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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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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Celebrating Offshore Wind’s Forward Momentum In-Person, in Boston

This week, American Clean Power is in Boston for our Offshore WINDPOWER Conference and Exhibition.  As our organization’s first-in person conference, we all look forward to gathering together again to celebrate the forward movement for American offshore wind.   In March, the U.S. set a goal of generating 30 gigawatts of power from offshore wind by 2030. Since then, we’ve seen several positive industry developments. The final federal permitting … Continue reading Celebrating Offshore Wind’s Forward Momentum In-Person, in Boston

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GE Renewable Energy receives wind turbine supply order for Vineyard Wind offshore wind farm

Milestone follows Vineyard Wind’s recent financial close for the project and earlier selection of GE as the preferred turbine supplier. GE Renewable Energy to supply 62 Haliade-X 13 MW wind turbines for Vineyard Wind 1, the first utility-scale offshore wind power installation in the US. 800 MW offshore wind farm will power the equivalent of … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy receives wind turbine supply order for Vineyard Wind offshore wind farm

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DEME Offshore to Install Foundations at Vineyard Wind 1 Offshore Wind Farm in U.S.

DEME Offshore, has through its U.S. subsidiary DEME Offshore US LLC, secured a contract for the installation of offshore wind turbine foundations for the Vineyard Wind 1 project in the U.S. Vineyard Wind 1, operated by Vineyard Wind, a joint venture between Avangrid Renewables and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), will be the first large-scale offshore … Continue reading DEME Offshore to Install Foundations at Vineyard Wind 1 Offshore Wind Farm in U.S.

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Senator Edward Markey to Headline American Clean Power Offshore WINDPOWER Conference

The American Clean Power Association (ACP) announced that Sen. Edward Markey will be a speaker for its Offshore WINDPOWER Conference & Exhibition taking place October 13-15 at the Omni Boston Hotel at Seaport. Senator Edward Markey (D-MA), October 14 at 10:30 a.m. EDT  Senator Markey has amassed an unparalleled record of energy and environmental legislative … Continue reading Senator Edward Markey to Headline American Clean Power Offshore WINDPOWER Conference

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Siemens Gamesa will install 77 wind turbines (715 MW) in two offshore wind power projects in the US

These are two offshore wind farms off the coast of Long Island, in New York, which he hopes to complete in 2023.Siemens Gamesa has received the firm order from Orsted and Eversource for the supply of a total of 77 wind turbines for the Revolution Wind projects (715 MW), off the coast of Rhode Island, … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa will install 77 wind turbines (715 MW) in two offshore wind power projects in the US

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Vestas sells 250 MW wind project in the USA developed by Steelhead Americas

An undisclosed customer has acquired a 250 MW wind project from Steelhead Americas, Vestas’ development arm in North America. This deal is another key milestone for Vestas to expand its presence in renewable energy development and open new markets for wind energy across the country. Steelhead Americas is a wholly owned project development subsidiary of … Continue reading Vestas sells 250 MW wind project in the USA developed by Steelhead Americas

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Iberdrola buys partner CIP out of two U.S. offshore wind farms

Iberdrola has taken full control of two wind projects it has been developing off the U.S. coast with Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), as part of a global ramp-up of its offshore business. The European wind power leader’s U.S. unit Avangrid will pay $167.5 million for CIP’s 50% stake in two projects: an 804 megawatt (MW) … Continue reading Iberdrola buys partner CIP out of two U.S. offshore wind farms

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Clean Power Sources are ‘Getting it Done’

After a year of catastrophic weather events and increasingly dire warnings from experts on the need for climate action, it feels like the spotlight should be on climate change every week. Climate takes center stage this week as today marks the official start of Climate Week NYC, an annual international climate summit that has taken … Continue reading Clean Power Sources are ‘Getting it Done’

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American Clean Power Statement on Ways and Means Committee Action to Advance Clean Energy Legislation

American Clean Power Association CEO Heather Zichal issued the following statement on the House Ways and Means Committee markup of the Build Back Better Act. “The House Ways and Means Committee markup of the clean energy tax provisions in the Build Back Better Act represents another critical step forward for the domestic clean energy economy. … Continue reading American Clean Power Statement on Ways and Means Committee Action to Advance Clean Energy Legislation

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Vestas partners with Vitol Wind on a 240 MW repowering project in the USA

Vestas has received a 240 MW order to repower the Big Sky Wind project in Illinois, U.S., owned by Vitol Wind, marking the first cooperation between Vestas and Vitol Wind. The order consists of 104 V120-2.2 MW turbines and five V110-2.0 MW turbines in 2.2 MW operating mode, which will replace the project’s current technology … Continue reading Vestas partners with Vitol Wind on a 240 MW repowering project in the USA

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Vineyard Wind secures $2.3 bln loan

Vineyard Wind, which is on track to be the first major U.S. offshore wind farm, closed on a $2.3 billion loan and will begin construction in Massachusetts as soon as this week, the project’s developer said on Wednesday. The senior debt financing allows the project, a joint venture between Avangrid Inc and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners, … Continue reading Vineyard Wind secures $2.3 bln loan

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American Clean Power launches ads in seven states and D.C. urging Congress to pass clean power infrastructure bills to create jobs

As Congress continues work to pass historic infrastructure packages, the American Clean Power Association (ACP) launched the next phase of its Powering American Jobs campaign this week with advertisements in seven states and Washington D.C. The ads feature clean energy workers and urge Congress to pass infrastructure legislation with smart and predictable incentives that will boost … Continue reading American Clean Power launches ads in seven states and D.C. urging Congress to pass clean power infrastructure bills to create jobs

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EDPR signs more than 50 solar energy projects with Walmart

The projects, ranging from rooftop to ground mount projects, generate a total of 38.3 MW of energy and are distributed across 7 USA states. Using the latest in environmental innovation, EDPR has worked with Walmart to support its commitment to pollinator friendly solar by building a ground mount solar array at its Laurens, SC distribution … Continue reading EDPR signs more than 50 solar energy projects with Walmart

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SWEPCO Adds New Wind Power Capacity to its Louisiana Grid

Southwestern Electric Power Co. has put the second of three new wind facilities online to its grid, serving customers in Louisiana and Arkansas. The 287-megawatt Maverick facility located southwest of Enid, Oklahoma, has 103 wind turbines and is part of the North Central Energy Facilities project. District 5 Louisiana Public Service Commissioner Foster Campbell says … Continue reading SWEPCO Adds New Wind Power Capacity to its Louisiana Grid

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American Clean Power Week to Celebrate ‘The United States of Clean Energy’ Oct. 25-29

The remainder of 2021 is shaping up to be an active time for climate, clean energy, and the drive toward reducing our global carbon footprint.  Between key fall events including Climate Week NYC, the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) and the ongoing Congressional work on the infrastructure bills in Washington, the important role … Continue reading American Clean Power Week to Celebrate ‘The United States of Clean Energy’ Oct. 25-29

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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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