Wind adds jobs over 9 times faster than the overall economy

American wind power added jobs over 9 times faster than the overall economy amid robust growth for another year.

Clean energy coalition supports proposed FERC revision of interconnection process

A coalition of clean energy groups voiced their support recently for proposed interconnection changes by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).

Bring your attitude: WINDPOWER 2017 is where it’s at

May 22 to 25, 2017 Anaheim Convention Center Anaheim, California | windpowerexpo.org Before many rural communities were connected to the electric grid, farmers depended on windmills to pump water needed for crops and cattle. Decades later, wind energy is still helping out on farmlands, providing a steady income for many farmers and ranchers when the rains

Clean-energy coalition supports proposed FERC revision of interconnection process

A coalition of clean-energy groups voiced their support for proposed interconnection changes by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to improve the efficiency and transparency of interconnection requests and remove barriers to renewable energy development. The following are comments made by representatives of clean energy and emerging technology groups that support FERC taking action: “AEE supports

Energy Department announces 2018 Collegiate Wind Competition participants

The Energy Department selected 12 collegiate teams to participate in the third Collegiate Wind Competition. This competition, led by the Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory, challenges undergraduate students to: Design and build a model wind turbine based on market research and siting considerations Develop a business plan to market the products Test the turbines against a

Different cities, same goal

Madison and Abita Springs join a growing list of cities that want to move to 100 percent renewable energy.

Over 17,000 Iowa wind-related jobs possible by 2020, says Navigant Consulting

Over 17,000 wind-related jobs and over $9 billion in additional economic activity are possible by 2020, according to recent Navigant Consulting analysis highlighted by the Iowa Wind Energy Association (IWEA) and the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA). The findings come as wind-energy supporters took to the State Capitol to meet with state legislators and Gov. Branstad

Bidding ends at $9 million for Kitty Hawk wind rights

Rights to develop offshore wind energy in an expanse of ocean real estate 24 nautical miles away from the North Carolina coast sold for $9 million in an auction held by the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM). The winning bid was placed by Avangrid Renewables, which recently completed North Carolina’s first land-based wind

U.S. wind industry growth headed only up

The wind industry has invested more than $143 billion in U.S. the growth of wind projects over the last decade.

Energy & manufacturing coalition: America can do better with its essential transmission infrastructure

A coalition of groups representing a broad spectrum of U.S. manufacturing, construction, energy and environmental workers, are calling for Congress to include electric transmission provisions in any proposed infrastructure legislation and streamline expansion of U.S. electrical infrastructure. A co-signed letter by the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA), the Solar