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Offshore wind energy shows our future and America’s clean power potential

This week, the clean energy industry has celebrated the inaugural American Clean Power Week – an entire week dedicated to recognizing the ways clean energy is powering American jobs, driving critical investment into local communities, and building a better future for the United States. The final day of American Clean Power Week looks to the … Continue reading Offshore wind energy shows our future and America’s clean power potential

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Siemens Energy Will Connects New York Offshore Wind Farm to the Grid

Siemens Energy has been awarded its first offshore grid connection project in the U.S. In a consortium with Aker Solutions, the company will supply the high-voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission system that will bring green energy from Sunrise Wind, New York’s first utility-scale offshore wind project, to the mainland. It is the first offshore wind … Continue reading Siemens Energy Will Connects New York Offshore Wind Farm to the Grid

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Transmission is key to delivering clean, reliable, and affordable power

Our energy transmission infrastructure is essential to providing Americans access to the power they need. But is our current grid up to the task? On day four of #AmericanCleanPowerWeek we center our attention on the need to upgrade our nation’s transmission infrastructure to meet our climate goals and deliver affordable, reliable clean energy to families and businesses. Like America’s highways, transmission infrastructure moves low-cost electricity from where it’s produced … Continue reading Transmission is key to delivering clean, reliable, and affordable power

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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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Energy storage makes a resilient, clean American power system possible today–if Congress accelerates its deployment

The Energy Storage Association (ESA) will merge into ACP on January 1, 2022. This year has been a wakeup call that climate change will harm many of us alive today, not just future generations. Communities across the country experienced unprecedented extreme weather events – from record-breaking heat waves and wildfires in the West, to a … Continue reading Energy storage makes a resilient, clean American power system possible today–if Congress accelerates its deployment

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With new wind farm, Enel Green Power’s Oklahoma portfolio exceeds $3 billion in investment

The 25 Mile Creek wind project in Ellis County will be Enel Green Power’s 12th wind farm in Oklahoma, where the company’s portfolio now represents over $3 billion in investment.Enel Green Power now has over 2.5 GW of new wind and solar capacity under construction in the United States. Enel Green Power North America has … Continue reading With new wind farm, Enel Green Power’s Oklahoma portfolio exceeds $3 billion in investment

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American Clean Power statement on a proposed Book Minimum Tax

Congress is still working through the funding details for the Build Back Better agenda, but the American Clean Power Association has significant concerns about the impact of a book minimum tax on renewable energy deployment. Current tax incentives and industry innovation have supported a vast expansion of renewable energy in the United States, but significantly … Continue reading American Clean Power statement on a proposed Book Minimum Tax

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Skilled jobs in clean energy are growing and offer opportunities for women to advance within in-demand careers

It’s no secret that clean energy is one of the fastest growing industries right now. More than 415,000 Americans already work in clean energy across all 50 states, and that number is set to grow substantially over the next decade. The Biden Administration and U.S. Congress have proposed policies that could enable the United States … Continue reading Skilled jobs in clean energy are growing and offer opportunities for women to advance within in-demand careers

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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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