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WINDPOWER 2017 Closes With Diverse Panel On Wind Trends

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 30, 2017

American wind power’s future growth will be driven by a diverse range of customers and trends, says the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), highlighting its WINDPOWER 2017 conference, which wrapped up in Anaheim, Calif., last week. Stakeholders representing a corporate [Read More]

A Rundown Of AWEA’s WINDPOWER 2017

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 25, 2017

“Wind power has grown to be America’s largest source of renewable capacity because we’ve delivered on our promises,” remarked AWEA CEO Tom Kiernan at this week’s show in Anaheim, Calif.

AWEA Announces New Board Chair, Members And Advisors

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 22, 2017

Tristan Grimbert, president and CEO of EDF Renewable Energy, has been elected chair of the American Wind Energy Association’s (AWEA) board. He succeeds Chris Brown, president of Vestas Americas. The announcement comes as AWEA kicks off WINDPOWER 2017 in Anaheim. [Read More]

Energy Groups To Perry: Diverse Energy Sources Do Enhance Grid Reliability

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 16, 2017

The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), along with the Solar Energy Industries Association, Advanced Energy Economy and the American Council on Renewable Energy, has submitted materials to Rick Perry, secretary of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), to inform the [Read More]

AWEA Hires Energy Policy Strategist Amy Farrell

Posted by Amanda Fava on May 10, 2017

Amy L. Farrell, a strategist and expert in energy, environmental and regulatory policy, has been named senior vice president for government and public affairs at the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA). According to AWEA, Farrell will oversee federal regulatory affairs, [Read More]

American Wind Industry Boasts Strongest Start In Years

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 02, 2017

The wind turbines installed in the first three months of the year represent nearly 40,000 job years for U.S. workers, according to the American Wind Energy Association’s first-quarter market report.

Calif. State Senator De Leon To Keynote WINDPOWER

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 26, 2017

Renewable energy advocate Senate President Pro Tempore Kevin de Leon will be keynoting the American Wind Energy Association’s (AWEA) WINDPOWER 2017, taking place in Anaheim, Calif., next month. According to AWEA, the Democratic senator is the California senate’s “most powerful [Read More]

U.S. Wind Power Now Supports More Than 100,000 Jobs In All 50 States

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 19, 2017

Having installed more than 8 GW of new wind power for a second straight year, the U.S. industry now supports a record-high 102,500 jobs.

DOE Reveals 2018 Collegiate Wind Competition Participants

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 11, 2017

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced the 12 collegiate teams chosen to participate in the third Collegiate Wind Competition, taking place at next year’s American Wind Energy Association’s (AWEA) WINDPOWER Conference and Exhibition in Chicago. The competition, led by [Read More]

Student Wind Turbine Challenge Comes to WINDPOWER 2017

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 04, 2017

The “National KidWind Challenge” is coming to the American Wind Energy Association’s (AWEA) WINDPOWER 2017 Conference & Exhibition next month. The challenge is a wind turbine design and performance competition for students in grades four through 12. The teams will [Read More]