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Top six news stories to start 2017 as first quarter closes

Since the start of the year, there have been almost too many exciting developments in wind power to count. But we’ll try! Here are six top news items from the first three months of the year: The Department of Energy released a report highlighting the booming nature of renewable energy jobs—wind power now employs more than … Continue reading Top six news stories to start 2017 as first quarter closes

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11 experiences you don’t want to miss at WINDPOWER 2017

It’s almost here– WINDPOWER 2017 is less than two months away! Over the next few weeks we’ll start teasing out some highlights you can look forward to at this year’s event. We’re sure you won’t want to miss it! Here’s a glimpse at a few things we have in store. WINDPOWER 2017 Golf Open – … Continue reading 11 experiences you don’t want to miss at WINDPOWER 2017

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What stuck out to you about wind energy this year?

As we close the book on 2016, let’s take stock of where wind power stands and reflect on some of the year’s biggest trends. Here’s what really stuck out to us here at AWEA: Wind turbine technician became by far America’s fastest growing job. The Bureau of Labor Statistics says the occupation will grow by … Continue reading What stuck out to you about wind energy this year?

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Governor McDonnell Applauds Award for Offshore Wind Turbine Technology Demonstration to Virginia Utility

Governor Bob McDonnell applauded the award of an offshore wind technology demonstration grant to a Virginia utility and announced today the beginning of a geological survey of the Virginia Wind Energy Area (WEA), encompassing 112,799 acres 23.5 nautical miles offshore Virginia Beach and the Port of Hampton Roads. Governor Bob McDonnell applauded the award of … Continue reading Governor McDonnell Applauds Award for Offshore Wind Turbine Technology Demonstration to Virginia Utility

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