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The Voice of Wind Energy

AWEA is the voice of wind energy in the U.S., promoting renewable energy to power a cleaner, stronger America.

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COVID-19 Update

AWEA is monitoring the coronavirus outbreak. We’re working to understand the impact on the U.S. wind industry and global supply chains. Our focus remains protecting American jobs and our workforce.

Information & Resources

Wind Powers America Q3 2020 Report

Learn how many projects came online and what new projects got underway in the third quarter, along with recent PPA activity, offshore wind activity, and turbine technology trends in AWEA’s Q3 report.

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AWEA Releases 2021 Clean Energy Road Map

100-Day Plan details pathway to unlocking economic growth, achieving rapid renewable energy deployment to reach clean energy and climate targets.

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Upcoming Events & Training

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What We Do

AWEA is the national trade association of the U.S. wind energy industry. We represent 1,000 member companies and over 114,000 jobs in the U.S. economy, serving as a powerful voice for how wind works for America. Members include global leaders in wind power and energy development, turbine manufacturing, and component and service suppliers.

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Wind power grew faster in New Mexico than any other state in 2017. What does that mean for the Land of Enchantment?

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Wind Industry Map

Discover all online utility-scale wind projects and manufacturing facilities across the U.S.

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Over 120,000 U.S. jobs across all 50 states
Wind energy provides 20% of the electricity produced in six states.
Facts at a Glance

News, Blogs & Publications

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American Clean Power Association statement on Renewable Energy Provisions of COVID-19 Omnibus Legislation

Washington D.C. - The American Clean Power Association (ACP) released the following statement today after Congress agreed on COVID-19 omnibus legislation that includes targeted renewable energy initiatives, including a one-year extension of the production tax credit/investment tax credit for land-based wind at 60 percent of their full value, a two-year extension of the investment tax credit for solar at 26 percent, and a 30 percent offshore wind investment tax credit for projects that commence construction from January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2025.

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AWEA Releases Statement on U.S. Department of the Interior Actions on Status of Offshore Wind Development

Washington D.C. – The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), which is merging into the American Clean Power Association (ACP) in January 2021, today released the following statement regarding recent developments from the U.S. Department of the Interior involving federal reviews of the Vineyard Wind project and the many other offshore wind projects in progress up and down the Atlantic coast and other regions of the Outer Continental Shelf.


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Former White House and Capitol Hill senior official to lead new multi-technology renewable energy trade association officially launching January 2021

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AWEA Statement on Vineyard Wind Selecting GE Renewable Energy Turbines

Washington D.C. – The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) today released the following statement on Vineyard Wind’s selection of GE's Haliade-X 13MW wind turbines to power the Vineyard Wind 1 Farm.

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120,000 U.S. workers employed by wind.

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