Archive for American Wind Energy Association

AWEA Fact-Checks Donald Trump’s Recent Wind Energy Comments

Mark Del Franco
Written by Mark Del Franco on May 31, 2016

The American Wind Energy Association has responded to Donald Trump’s recent remarks on wind, including claims about cost and danger to birds.

AWEA: U.S. Wind Industry Boasts Strongest First Quarter In Four Years

Posted by Lauren Tyler on April 28, 2016

AWEA’s latest market report shows U.S. wind power had its most productive first quarter for new installations since 2012.

AWEA’s 2015 U.S. Wind Market Report Highlights Wind Market Trends

Posted by Lauren Tyler on April 12, 2016

The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) has released its 2015 U.S. Wind Industry Annual Market Report today, highlighting nine emerging trends in the U.S. wind energy market.

AWEA: U.S. Wind Power Jobs Up 20% In 2015

Posted by Lauren Tyler on April 12, 2016

According to the American Wind Energy Association’s (AWEA) U.S. Wind Industry Annual Market Report, American wind power supported a record 88,000 jobs at the start of 2016 – an increase of 20% in a year. Strong job growth coincided with [Read More]

AWEA: Wind Energy Reduces Health Costs By $7.3 Billion In 2015

Posted by Lauren Tyler on March 29, 2016

U.S. wind farms have reduced carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions in the electric power sector by about 132 million metric tons in 2015, according to the American Wind Energy Association’s (AWEA) forthcoming annual U.S. wind industry market report. Those avoided emissions [Read More]

Landowners Reap $222 Million Windfall From U.S. Wind Industry

Posted by Lauren Tyler on March 22, 2016

The U.S. wind industry is paying $222 million a year to farming families and other rural landowners, according to new data released by the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA). More than $156 million is going to landowners in counties with [Read More]

Oregon Raises Renewable Energy Goal To 50% By 2040

Posted by Lauren Tyler on March 03, 2016

Oregon legislators have made a bipartisan decision to raise the state’s renewable energy law to 50% renewables by 2040. The new state law doubles Oregon’s access to renewable energy, putting the state on the path to cut costs, keep the [Read More]

AWEA: $128 Billion Invested In U.S. Economy By New Wind Power Projects

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 25, 2016

Over the past five years, new wind farm construction has added, on average, $13 billion per year to the U.S. economy.