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Policies, such as the PTC have succeeded in attracting an average of $17 billion a year of private investment in the U.S. economy.

Congress extends policy critical to the success of wind energy, industry continues to seek long-term stability to scale up

American wind power and tens of thousands of workers in its U.S. supply chain will have a brief opportunity for new projects as the U.S. Senate voted last night to extend a critical incentive for 2014. The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) promised to continue seeking a more stable policy to allow wind energy to

The offshore wind industry is not a job, it's a mission, and one that allows learning from the European experience.

What you can do to extend the Investment Tax Credit

Editor’s note: The comments in this article are edited for brevity and accuracy from the notes taken at the recent AWEA Offshore conference. A panel at the recent AWEA Offshore 2014 Conference discussed the importance of the Investment Tax Credit (ITC) and what it means to the offshore wind industry. Panel chair Jim Reilly, a

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AWEA urges extension of PTC and ITC through 2015

As Congress considers extensions of tax policies used by a variety of businesses, it is crucial that the renewable energy Production Tax Credit (PTC) and Investment Tax Credit (ITC) be extended at least through 2015 as included in the EXPIRE Act, passed unanimously on a bipartisan basis by the Senate Finance Committee in April, AWEA

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Wind industry leaders honored with awards at AWEA Wind Energy Fall Symposium 2014

The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) has announced the recipients for its 2014 AWEA Awards, honoring wind industry supporters, leaders, innovators, and advocates for their outstanding efforts on behalf of wind energy. The recipients were recognized during AWEA’s Wind Energy Fall Symposium in San Diego, California. “This year’s award winners exemplify some of the very


U.S. wind produced power of 47 conventional plants in 2013

Take a bow, U.S. wind industry. A recent AWEA study by James Walker (here found that although the U.S. has fewer wind turbines than China, the U.S. gets more power from its fleet. Here are the few 2013 details that Walker presented: The conclusion of his study is that the U.S. is the world’s

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Hello, America. Steel goes into the Atlantic coast waters this year and next for the first U.S. offshore wind farms.

U.S. on schedule to meet 20% wind power by 2030 says AWEA CEO Kiernan

It’s an exciting time to be in the wind industry. It boasts of over 62,000 MW of onshore wind generated power, 14,000 MW more in construction, and initial offshore construction begins in East-coast waters this year and next. Those were the opening comments from an enthusiastic AWEA CEO Tom Kiernan at the recent AWEA Offshore


Invenergy exec discusses why you should attend AWEA’s Wind Energy Finance & Investment Seminar

The AWEA Wind Energy Finance & Investment Seminar is right around the corner and Jim Murphy of Invenergy LLC is the program chair. The seminar, held next week in New York, will focus on banking and financial issues as they pertain to investing in wind-energy projects. In this podcast, Jim will discuss a few seminar