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Created on Tuesday, 16 July 2013 / Industry News
Tags: wind energy, bipartisan support, energy policy, AWEA
July 16 -- Green energy has been at the center of bitter political fights in recent years, but Tom Kiernan sees a glass half full — at the very least — when it comes to the future of the wind power ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 03 July 2013 / Industry News
Tags: wind power, deployment, growth, AWEA
July 3 -- Rolf Westgard’s July 1 letter doesn’t give American wind power the credit it deserves in terms of its impressive growth and record of cutting emissions of carbon dioxide and other pollutants. ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 05 June 2013 / Industry News
Tags: wind energy, new CEO, AWEA
June 5 -- I've supported wind energy from the outside for many years, as a promising source of clean energy for America and hope for our future. Now I'm excited to get the chance to lead the U.S. ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 26 April 2013 / Industry News
Tags: wind, renewable energy, clean energy, AWEA, Tom Kiernan
April 26 -- The wind industry’s main trade association has snagged Tom Kiernan, the longtime president of the National Parks Conservation Association, to be the energy group’s next CEO. The American Wind ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 14 March 2013 / Industry News
Tags: wind energy, wind power, AWEA, renewable energy, clean energy, South Dakota
March 14 -- Wind energy generation rose 17% and constituted 3.5% of total U.S. electricity produced in 2012, the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) reports. Wind energy made up at least 10% of generation ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 07 March 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Wind Energy, Illinois, AWEA, Renewable Generation Capacity
March 7 -- Last year, wind power accounted for more new generating capacity than any other energy source in the U.S., which topped the 60,000 MW mark for installed capacity for the first time. Illinois ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 28 February 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Wind Energy, Production Tax Credit, AWEA, Chuck Grassley, Iowa
February 28 -- Whether he was working to amend the production tax credit's (PTC) definition or speaking out in favor of wind energy during the U.S. presidential campaign, Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, has ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 12 February 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Colorado, Wind Power, Xcel Energy, AWEA
February 12 -- Colorado’s windy plains generated records for electricity production in January, Xcel Energy Inc. said Monday. About 1 a.m. on Jan. 16, Xcel’s Colorado system carried a record total of 1,960 ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 31 January 2013 / Industry News
Tags: RPS, policy, ALEC, AWEA, SEIA, renewable energy policy, state policy
January 31 -- Solar and wind energy trade groups have quit the conservative American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) over its bid to scuttle state-based green electricity mandates, according to a published ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 16 January 2013 / Industry News
Tags: PTC, AWEA, wind energy, wind power, wind tax credit, production tax credit, Dan Reicher, renewable energy, incentives
January 16 -- At the first industry gathering since Congress extended the PTC and changed the language to help the industry return to substantial growth by 2014, keynote speaker Dan Reicher and others ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 05 November 2012 / Industry News
Tags: wind energy, Texas, AWEA, renewable energy, Texas Tech, clean energy, PTC, energy polucy
November 5 -- Wind energy construction continues to increase across the U.S., with Texas leading the nation in new wind energy construction, according to the American Wind Energy Association, local wind ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 25 October 2012 / Industry News
Tags: wind, Colorado, AWEA, renewable energy, electricity, PTC, Congress, jobs
October 25 --  The amount of electricity Colorado can generate from the wind is expected to grow by 26 percent before the year ends.  That will boost the state’s total capacity for wind power ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 22 October 2012 / Industry News
Tags: Colorado, wind, jobs, clean energy, renewable energy, Mark Udall, AWEA
October 22 --  Colorado has 496 megawatts of wind projects under construction, ranking among the top states for ongoing wind construction activity in the third quarter, according to a report released ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 19 October 2012 / Industry News
Tags: wind, PTC, renewable energy, GE, AWEA, Vestas
October 19 --  “We haven’t released our numbers, but it will be a record year in the US,” he says.  GE also has the four next highest US wind capacity installs including 3.58GW in 2008, ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 02 December 2011 / Industry News
Dec. 2, 2011 -- Wind advocates are rallying for the extension of a key tax credit to bolster wind development. >>More [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 28 October 2011 / Industry News
Tags: AWEA
Oct.27, 2011 --  "It is my hope that Representative Pompeo sees that clean, homegrown American wind energy is a market that we are winning âEUR" with the support of a key federal tax incentive." >>More ... [ +++ ]