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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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Siemens Gamesa reaches 1 GW sold of the wind turbines SG 4.5-145

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has been awarded another order by EDF Renewables to supply 30 SG 4.5-145 and 36 SG 2.7-129 wind turbines for the 232 MW Milligan wind project, located in Milligan County, Nebraska, USA. This project marks 1 GW of SG 4.5-145 wind turbines sold world-wide and reinforces Siemens Gamesa’s solid position in … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa reaches 1 GW sold of the wind turbines SG 4.5-145

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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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GE Renewable Energy Secures More Than 2 GW in US Onshore Wind Energy Orders Through May 2019

GE announces orders for more than 700 wind turbines in the first five months of the year, which will power the equivalent of 800,000 US homes. GE currently has 26,000+ wind turbines running in the US. Continued strong demand for GE’s 2 MW platform, which will have 15 GW installed by the end of 2019. … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy Secures More Than 2 GW in US Onshore Wind Energy Orders Through May 2019

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GE Renewable Energy Has Repowered More Than 4 GWs of Wind Turbines in the US

GE Renewable Energy announced today at the AWEA Windpower Conference that the company has completed over 2,500 repowering upgrades, covering 4 GWs of capacity at 36 different wind farms across the United States, since 2017. The company said it expects to repower an additional 3 GW of units for 11 customers at over 25 new … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy Has Repowered More Than 4 GWs of Wind Turbines in the US

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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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Siemens Gamesa signs multibrand service contract with Pattern Energy for 218 MW in Texas, USA

Siemens Gamesa expands its multibrand service footprint with the addition of Pattern Energy’s Panhandle Wind 1 facility consisting of 118 units of 1.85-87 MW GE wind turbines. Agreement covers four years of operations and maintenance of all turbines, including SCADA diagnostic analysis to maximize Pattern Energy’s business case. Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy announces it has … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa signs multibrand service contract with Pattern Energy for 218 MW in Texas, USA

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Vestas secures 249 MW wind energy order from EDF Renewables

Vestas has received an order for 249 MW of V120-2.2 MW wind turbines from EDF Renewables for the 273 MW Las Majadas wind farm in Texas. The full project size includes previously purchased 2 MW Vestas PTC components. “The execution of the Las Majadas Turbine Supply Agreement is a reflection of the continued growth of … Continue reading Vestas secures 249 MW wind energy order from EDF Renewables

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Enel Green Power’s New Missouri Wind Farm to Supply Renewable Energy to AECI

Associated Electric Cooperative Inc. will purchase the entire output of Enel Green Power’s 236.5 MW White Cloud wind energy project, currently in development in Nodaway County, Missouri. The wind farm is expected to begin construction in the second half of 2019 and become operational by the end of 2020. Enel Green Power North America, Inc., … Continue reading Enel Green Power’s New Missouri Wind Farm to Supply Renewable Energy to AECI

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Prysmian secures offshore wind energy project in U.S.

The wind farm will have 84 units of 9.5-MW wind turbines. Prysmian confirms commitment to the offshore wind cable sector in North America Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, has been awarded a contract worth approximately Euros200 million by Vineyard Wind, LLC, a US offshore wind development company 50% … Continue reading Prysmian secures offshore wind energy project in U.S.

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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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Nordex receives first wind farm order for 74 Delta4000 wind turbines from the USA

Utility orders 74 N149/4.0-4.5 wind turbines for a wind energy project with a proposed capacity of 350 MW. The Nordex Group has received an order for 74 wind turbines from the N149/4.0-4.5 Delta4000 series, which will be the first of its kind installed at a U.S. wind power project. The wind turbines, which will be … Continue reading Nordex receives first wind farm order for 74 Delta4000 wind turbines from the USA

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Making Maryland an Offshore Wind Energy Leader

Sometimes we are presented with a unique opportunity to significantly improve commerce in Maryland while also addressing real social and environmental challenges. Such is the case with the recently passed Clean Energy Jobs Act of 2019, which currently sits on Gov. Larry Hogan’s desk for his consideration. The act authorizes an additional 1,200 megawatts of … Continue reading Making Maryland an Offshore Wind Energy Leader

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Renewable Energy Demand Propels Offshore Wind Industry Forward in the United States

For the first time ever, the renewable energy sector is projected to generate more electricity than coal-fired plants in the United States. This data, published by the Energy Information Administration at the end of April, illustrates the direction of U.S. power generation toward a more sustainable resource mix with less dependence on fossil fuels. Offshore … Continue reading Renewable Energy Demand Propels Offshore Wind Industry Forward in the United States

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Ameren Plans Another New Wind Farm in Northwest Missouri

Missouri’s largest electricity provider has announced plans for another wind energy facility in northwest Missouri. Ameren Missouri said Friday that a new wind farm near Tarkio will be able to generate 300 megawatts of electricity. It’s the third wind farm announced by Ameren in the past year and the second in Atchison County. The two … Continue reading Ameren Plans Another New Wind Farm in Northwest Missouri

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Iberdrola offshore wind energy project in the US gets key permit

A year ago, Vineyard Wind was awarded the development of this wind power project in waters of Massachusetts, which will involve an investment of about 2,800 million dollars (about 2,400 million euros) and represents the entry of Iberdrola into the ‘offshore’ wind farm market of the United States. United, thus marking a new milestone in … Continue reading Iberdrola offshore wind energy project in the US gets key permit

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